Unemployment: Getting past the loss

“So, you have lost your job. What else have you lost when losing your job?” This was a question I asked of those attending the “Living through Job Loss” workshops I facilitated at the WorkSource Kitsap County office. It was not unusual for each class to fill 3-4 butcher-paper sheets documenting their losses. I found it sobering to hear of all the various losses, losses that may not have been obvious.

So what were those losses shared by many? Continue reading