Job loss is one of the most stressful life experiences. It can cause feelings of anger, hurt, fear, and sadness/grief. Losing a job not only leads to loss of income, but also can lead to a loss of identity, self-esteem, routine, social networks and sense of security.
Common symptoms experienced after losing a job are depression, anxiety, feelings of worthlessness, helplessness, guilt, fatigue, insomnia, and restlessness. These symptoms not only affect the body physically but can also affect ones mental status. Although you may be feeling overwhelmed, there are many things you can do to alleviate stress and deal with the emotional challenges as well as, regain your confidence.
These common symptoms can be treated through the support and encouragement to develop coping skills that can be used to help with the adjustment of losing a job. Christian Counseling Professionals has some of the best therapists equipped to assist you during this life change.