Use multiple lists and websites and apply to as many jobs as you can for which you're qualified. Treat each one as if it were the only job.
Now you have a clear plan. It should create a greater sense of control and reduce feelings of helplessness.
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We let our knowledge and experiences of the past project into our future, by making concrete predictions that this or that cannot happen due to what happened in the past.
But life is constant...
This is a mental state where, as a result of a certain bad experience, we believe that we can’t do anything about a certain problem.
We can start to feel helpless when we see people fail in a certain plan, and this could start acting as a negative motivation in our minds.
Many people get identified with their work to such an extent that retirement feels like a big question mark on what will happen to them once they are ‘released’ from what they did their whole life....
One can start to adjust to retirement and the psychological/emotional aspects of it by planning for this.
Make two lists:
Big life changes always come with uncertainty, but one has to understand that change is a part of life, which is always in a state of flux.
One can ease the transition to retirement by visualizing a day when one is free from the job and has the time to do the enjoyable stuff one cannot do right now.
If you keep doing what you’ve always done, you’ll keep getting the results you’ve always gotten.
If you want to get different or 'better' results, you have to do different things. And you have to do those things before you feel ready.
Your body takes cues about your own identity based on your actions. Your mind is always watching what you do and you can change your mind with new behaviors; not the reverse.
Once you act differently, your mind will take notice and it will actually change your self-image.
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