kate gosselin unemployedHow Kate Gosselin Bounced Back
Unemployed reality TV mom used positive attitude to attract success.

(Posted 2012) When Kate Gosselin lost her job as reality TV mom.
Kate Gosselin, of the cancelled TV reality show Kate Plus 8, had the right attitude for a newly unemployed person back in 2011. That year The Learning Channel announced it was canceling the TV reality show Kate Plus 8, and stated, "TLC has decided not to renew another season of Kate Plus 8. By the end of this season Kate Plus 8 will have hit the 150 episode mark (including Jon & Kate Plus 8); an exceptional milestone. TLC hopes to check in with Kate and the family periodically with specials in the future."

The right attitude after losing your job.
Gosselin tweeted, "We've had a great run! Six years of whirlwind funfilled adventures thanks to TLC and our many many supportive &diehard fans! While it is very sad for me and the kids (there were many tears at the breakfast table this morning!), we are looking forward with great anticipation to our bright future! As is very typical for me, I am choosing to see the positive in this situation and I am excited to consider the many more invigorating opportunities that may come my way! I poured my entire self in2 last 6 yrs of 'Kate+8' & I can't wait2have the chance2challenge myself again w future endeavors! In the meanX, I hope 2have more time4motivational speaking, book writing &other fun work opportunities that come my way... And maybe even some dating??!! We wish our fans well. And remember, this is not 'goodbye'. I prefer to say 'See you around!' Xoxo"

Losing your job can be an emotional and trying event. It is often tempting to act out in a negative way, perhaps with bitter words toward your former employer. It is important to note, however, that those negative actions can disrupt the focus you need on what is important: getting back to work.

In Gosselin's case she had been focusing on her writing and it continued to pay off. Wikipedia says, "Her first book was published in November 2008, titled "Multiple Blessings." It debuted at number 5 on New York Times Best-Seller list, and sold over 500,000 copies by the end of 2009. Her second book, "Eight Little Faces", was released in April 2009, and also debuted at number 5 on the New York Times Best-Seller list. Her third book, titled "I Just Want You To Know" was released on April 13, 2010, selling approximately 10,000 copies in its first week and debuting at number 103 on the New York Times Best-Seller list." Her previous writing experiences and positive outlook are quite likely what led to her newest job as a contributing blogger on CouponCabin.com.

Getting revenge or getting to work?
In the book How To Scare The Hell Out Of Unemployment there is a short story as told by Dan Miller from 48Days.net:
Dan Miller told an interesting story during his May 6, 2011 podcast about wasted energy on negative emotions. He said that when he was a kid he was out with a friend who got bit by a snake. Miller stated his gut reaction was to chase the snake with the intent of finding it and punishing it. His friend, however, sat down and cut the snake bite with a knife and sucked out the poison rather than chasing the snake.

Miller compared this experience to others we all face in life. Things, such as losing a job, happen to us and they feel very unfair. The first thing we might want to do is lash out in revenge. Nothing good comes from that. Use the emotional energy you feel in a positive way. Donít waste a second on sorrow, revenge, or anger. Use that energy to create positive situations that will support your effort in quickly finding work.

In Gosselin's case she may have been very disappointed, sad, angry, etc. about losing her income from the television show. Her attitude in public after receiving the news, however, showed other potential employers that she is the kind of person you would want to work with. In her case her positive attitude led to a new career online and a brighter future for her and her children.
 

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