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Do YOU believe that there is such a thing as hopelessness? Do you further contend that there are
situations and circumstances where there is no iota of hope e.g. being fired from a job,losing a job/home, monies, and other abject circumstances that one may encounter?
Yes, without any doubt. Circumstances can be beyond resolution. We must just not transfer that hopelessness to our mindset and give in to the feeling of hopefulness.
The feeling of hopelessness is certainly real, as is depression. It's medically diagnosed frequently (the latter, anyway). Personally, though, I do not feel that losing a job means one ought to give up hope. Instead, hope is precisely what you need at that moment in order to reset your course. Positive energy really does go a long way.
When one gets fired from a job, there is NO hope. He/she is considered to be damaged goods and no employer wants him/her. A fired person is DOOMED so to speak. Highly successful people are seldom fired!
Many successful people have been fired; two in particular are Walter Disney (fired as a newspaper writer) and Mr. Steve Jobs. A guy that never graduated college due (lack of money) and he was fired from Apple, the company he created. Then came Pixar.
Many successful people have been fired from a job or failed, consider Steve Harvey. It all depends on how the person presents the situation. If you "make it your shame" then it will be sold as such.Keep it short, wasn't a good fit,emphasize strengths
Absolutely not; there is always hope. Yet sometimes hope is hidden in these so called most unfortunate events. I survived a 30-day comatose state and came out better for the experience. You can read about it if desired, at my hub titled, There and Back (Version Deux).
The life of Steve Jobs is one of many losses that soon became blessings for him. His mother was a college student and unmarried when she carried Steve to term. Steve was born only to be given up for adoption; yet the couple that was going to adopt him refused to adopt him because he was male. His mother could not keep him because of her father's refusal... His mom scrambled to find another couple. A couple who had almost lost hope they would ever have a son to raise found out about this baby and completed the paperwork, interviews and eventually convinced Steve's mom although they were uneducated (the adopter dad was a Military Vet. He was a machinist-keep that thought, in the Military and his wife was unemployed).
Yet they loved Steve. Steve was raised well by his mostly uneducated parents. His dad transferred his machinist knowledge to Steve. So Steve and his friend tinkered in his dad's machine-shop garage and eventually housed a CPU in a smaller machined housing. That would indeed be the Apple IIe forerunner and Apple Computer had its genesis thanks in part to his adopted dad.
By age 30 Steve would be fired from his company by the Board of Directors that had come to power. Steve was shocked, bitter, in disarray yet he eventually accepted it. He still had hope and love for computers and if I may add computer animation so he formed another company that was called Pixar.
His Pixar Studios was eventually bought out by a company that was started by another guy who was previously fired as a newspaper writer and told he had no imagination. That guy was Walter Disney!
Steve also came up with some invaluable hardware that Apple required and paid him dearly for it and brought him as an advisor/board member. They paid him more than he was making as a part owner.
Now Steve did indeed eventually succumb to cancer and lost his life. Many would say much too soon and it is so sad. Yet just maybe this Steve was still holding out hope for something beyond his life and it was indeed his time (finally)... There is more to text; yet I am out of character(s) no pun intended... Therefore, let me end with this statement. Your firing will become opportunity that was or is hidden from you. Pray about it and listen, listen, listen...
I forgot to mention when Steve was in college it became too expensive for him and his parents so instead of leaving. He stayed and slept at friends' dorm rooms and audited some courses for no credit just knowledge. One was Calligraphy. Apple's genius
Yes there is such thing as hopelessness (I don't think or consider it medical disease or anything like that). Its more like an extended emotional/feeling based on continued stress, disappointments, fear, and insecurity. We have felt hopeless before. I definitely think its temporary, but I know many people are natural more prone to this then others, so it may last a long time. Even if someone has suffered from hopelessness for 30 years, they can get out of it and begin to feel hopeful again.
Its much more then losing a job, home, someone you love, etc. It effects the core of who you are and is more like a build up of emotions that has been within for a long time (that are finally being realized).
Just because you are used to a feeling or emotion for a long time doesn't mean it is you. It doesn't make you weak, inferior, wrong or bad. It's normal. Life and "reality" is tough, and sometimes we will bend or break but its always possible to heal and fix yourself.
Yes but that is when you draw on your faith, get counseling if need be, surround yourself with the love of friends and family. Situations are temporary. After that then you want to find other ways to work money-work for yourself or on contract. Take free classes and research the internet to gain knowledge in the field you want to pursue. Start in the career field entry level, and your passion for what you do will help you to turn your life around. Walk and take time to enjoy the tress and flowers blooming around you. Volunteer your time to take the focus off yourself and help others. Find a hobby that you love that brings you peace and allows you to express yourself.
Challenge yourself to reinvent yourself and make small attainable goals.
You may be down but you're not out. Situations can change for the better. *Absorb positive tv programming, motivational books, and cling to everything positive to help you though this time.
ALL BEAUTIFUL answers I might add! Such insightful responses indeed!
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