Channel your frustrations or anger.

 - Exercise can help you release anger and frustration - Activities like running, walking, or jumping rope can be helpful - Punching a pillow or a punching bag can also help - Building a gym at home with pillows can be an option - Seeking professional help from a psychologist, counselor, or coach is also an option if needed

Learn to read

• Read books on subjects that interest you. • Read self-improvement books. • There are millions of free online videos, podcasts, webinars on any subject. Search Google for the topics that interest you. • Get ebooks from online sources • Enroll in free or low-cost online classes.


- Procrastination means putting off doing something that you know you should do. - Resistance is the feeling that makes you procrastinate. It's the fear of failure or rejection that stops you from doing what you need to do. - The more important something is to you, the more likely you are to resist it. - If you're having trouble with procrastination, there are books that can help you. One good book is called Do the Work by Stephen Pressfield. - Pressfield suggests that you "turn pro" in your job search. This means taking yourself and your job search seriously, and doing the work that is needed to get the job done well. - To "turn pro," you need to be aware of what distracts you from your progress. Write down any triggers that might pull you off the job-search path, and think about what you can do to lessen those distractions.

Develop a flexible mindset

- Change your perception of reality by focusing on positive aspects of your life. - Use "appreciative inquiry" to create your own reality and ask yourself better questions. - Remember your past successes and focus on your energy instead of anxiety. - Volunteer to help others in need to feel less discarded by society. - Envision a positive future and make a list of things you like to help you make decisions. - Set meaningful goals and focus on completing smaller tasks one at a time. - Keep your to-do list reasonable and focused on what you can do today.

Your behavior matters and can make a difference

- Some people give up because they believe they can't do it and feel helpless. - Feeling overwhelmed can increase feelings of helplessness. - Feeling helpless is a state of mind that you can change by recognizing that you have the power to make changes in your life. - Recognize the challenges you are facing and take action to overcome them. - What you choose to do matters and can make a difference in your life. - Asking yourself, "What actions would I take if my behavior counted?" can start you on a new path.

Treat yourself

- When you feel anxious, remind yourself that it's just fear and try to downplay it. - It's normal to afraid during a job search, so don't judge yourself for it. - Be your own support system by being kind to yourself and exploring new places. - Look for inexpensive places like parks that you haven't explored before. - Invite supportive friends to join you on these adventures or to boost your mood. - Instead of dwelling on the past, focus on the future and the new opportunities it holds.

Healthy jobseeker

- Take care of your physical and mental health during a job search. - Regular exercise, like a daily walk, can help reduce stress and improve mood. - Being in nature, like seeing trees, sunlight, and flowers, can also help improve mood. - Eat healthy meals and drink plenty of water each day to improve energy levels and overall well-being. - Try to reduce sugar intake in your diet. - See your doctor as needed and keep up with annual physicals and medical tests. - Prioritize self-care and make time for activities that bring joy and relaxation.