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The fear of never having a job again

The Covid emergency – 19 , now a global pandemic, is provoking very strong economic concerns among workers, especially the more precarious and less protected sectors. Anxieties justified by a picture to say the least disheartening, so much so that according to a recent survey conducted on over 2000 US adults by The Harris Poll on behalf of the Tally debt management app, over three out of four Americans (76% of the sample) strongly fear the consequences of an unprecedented economic recession . The biggest fear remains one: not having a job anymore , with all the annexes and connected.

DILAGANT UNCERTAINTY BETWEEN THE MILLENNIALS

It is for this reason that according to another survey, this time conducted by the Global Web Index , the births of the generation Millennials in the United States and in the Do the United Kingdom feel insecure (to say the least) regarding their economic future ? To all this are added the psychological consequences of isolation which, especially for those who live alone (and alone will have to stay longer), often translate into episodes of insomnia and panic attacks .

WITHOUT WORK, HELP: THE VIEWPOINT OF THE EXPERTS

We asked two psychologists, Davide Cortesi and Elena Benvenuti , to advise us on strategies to deal with the overwhelming fear of being out of work. By learning to react, keeping your feet on the ground and equipping yourself with resilience to create a valid plan B . Find their “copy and paste” observations and strategies in the gallery .

( Image taken from the film Inside Out , Pixar Animation Studios )

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