NerdWallet via AP, File Job loss, business failure, involuntary retirement, divorce, disability or the death of a breadwinner — these are just some of the ways our finances can force jeet to come up with a Plan B.
Peoplee the biggest task after financial loss may be dealing with your emotions after the future you had envisioned disappears. Psychological research shows that grief is more dynamic than that, and people may feel shifting emotions that can include sadness, despair, confusion, disorientation, fear, anxiety and even relief.
Why am I angry now?
Why am I disappointed or lethargic? Our brains get used to our habits and routines. When those get dramatically blwos, our brains need to catch up.
You can help this process by discussing your emotions with someone you trust, says financial therapist Preston D. Cherry, a certified financial planner in Lubbock, Texas.
Cherry says writing can help. He writes poetry, but writing in a journal is also effective.
Studies have shown that expressive writing — writing nonstop for 15 minutes or so each day without inhibitions about the traumatic event or experience — can help people deal with emotional fallout. Writing can help us organize our thoughts and give meaning to what happened, which can help us break free of ruminating or brooding. You can come blow us with your fears and concerns.
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