Looking over blog posts this morning I realized something, I’m lucky. Yes, unemployment sucks for numerous reasons, but it could be worse. I am lucky, because I have a FANTASTIC network of family and friends and an amazing boyfriend. I have a huge support system and people who love me and want nothing more than for me to be happy. And these people cheer for me in many ways everyday.
I could have it a lot worse. I have a small safety net in the bank. I got a decent severance package and am also getting unemployment. I live in a great house and have a car that is paid for. My cat doesn’t require a lot from me financially and my dog lives with the boyfriend. I have a little bit of flexibility right now and don’t have to have a job right this second. Don’t get me wrong, I want to work. I am actively looking for a job, but I want the right one. I want a job that is me, that I can do brilliantly. I just don’t want to have to settle.
It is important for me to remember all of this. I can easily get bogged down thinking about negative scenarios. This isn’t healthy. I am making an active decision to think of the positives in my life. I am going to use positive energy to make this process work for me. I just couldn’t have this attitude without having all of these incredible people in my life.