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We all know how bad the economic situation is right now with the economy. There is a job crisis in America and every day it seems we open up the newspaper, turn on the television, or log into the Internet to see the lead story being about some other major company announcing more lay offs. No matter who you are or what you do for a living, you have probably been affected in one way or another. Whether you are a minimum wage hourly employee or a top level manager, there has to be some doubt about whether you are going to be able to keep your job and get through.

If you have already been laid off or lost your job, the situation is even worse. In fact it might already be to late for you to think of too many alternatives that wll get you by. But now is the time for people to start taking hold of their own lives and begin making their own good fortune. Now is the time to get off the couch, stop feeling sorry for yourself, and begin to look at what you have to offer that you can turn into a job or a side job. There are many different ways to make money both online and offline and now is the time to take the initiative.

People Can Do Extraordinary Things

Sometimes it take the worst situations to bring out the best in people. You see this all the time at car accidents, fires, during earthquakes, and any time lives are in danger. Regular people, at a moments notice, turn into heroes as they try to rescue people or keep the injured alive. People who start the day just as they do any other day end up switching into a crises gear they didn’t even know they had. Everyday people, when put to the test with their backs against the wall, come through and do some amazing things. We last saw that with the plane crash in the Hudson river and the pilot saving all lives on board.

Turn Your Lemons Into Lemon Meringue Pie

If you are having a tough time right now because of all the economic turmoil, use this as a jump start to making a better life for yourself. Look into the other options you might have to bring in money or start a business. Take this bad situation and turn it into good. Maybe you have always been too busy or too complacent to look into all your alternatives. Well now you have the time and you need to make the effort.

I guarantee you there will be stories, when this is all past us, of how this person or that person turned their dire situation into something positive. There will be success stories coming from people who will tell you that losing their job was the best thing that ever happened to them because it allowed them to find something better. There will be people who make this the turning point of their lives.

Don’t Expect It To Be Easy

Whatever you do, it will not be easy and you should not expect it to be. Starting a business, making money, making job contacts, finding real work from home jobs, or finding a way to get by when it seems impossible are all things that are not easy and never will be. Those looking for an easy way out are going to fail and be left behind. But those who take initiative, work hard, are resourceful, and never give up are going to be the ones that make it through and shine on the other side.

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    Thank you for this post. You are right in saying that just about everyone has been affect by what is going on with the economy. People do need to stay positive despite all the negatives that they are coming across. People are very capable of rising above the ashes.

    Gerri on February 6th, 2009
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    This is absolutely true. This is the time to pull together all of your strength and skills and make something positive happen. Thanks for the post!

    Meaghan on February 6th, 2009
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    Economic times such as these serve as motivation to some people to find new ways to make money. Although this may lead to companies such as “Cash 4 Gold”, which pays a fraction of what jewelry is worth for people that are looking to make quick buck, these times may also lead to new ways to use the internet to pursue an at home business.

    Rich on February 20th, 2009
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    I completely agree with you that money is not as easy to get online as some think. Still, I’m a teen, and I’ve earned over $200 just from 3 months of working online a couple hours here and there. It works really great! (Click my name.)

    Julia Spence on February 20th, 2009
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    It’s true. Sometimes some ‘forced’ freedom can make you see what you really need. I lost my job and traveled for a year. It was the best thing to ever happen to me! I got to get some perspective.

    Jen on February 23rd, 2009
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    I totally agree. We all look for the easy way out as it is the easiest, but not always the best. If we are to get ourselves out of this bad economic period, we need to begin thinking for ourselves and being creative with ways to make money. We all know by now that the new generation is going to have the work the longest, so we should do something that is enjoyable, but also lucrative.

    The Internet is only in the beginning of its useful life, even though it already seems extremely complicated. There are many opportunities out there to take advantage of.

    Stephen Kriso on March 20th, 2009
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    There are still many firms hiring. I have recently been watching changing trends in the Gulf job market. Job seekers need to do careful and thorough search online to find their desired jobs. Worldwide jobs are also expected to pick up as the US economy is moving forward withe Recovery Plan. Compensations, however, are not as high as before.

    Faryal Humayun on April 15th, 2009
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    You’re completely right. There is no point in sitting around and dreading the past. Your best bet is to take the job loss as a learning experience, and something to better yourself as a person.