Susan Mohammad in an article titled Out of Work? Go Dumpster Driving makes the point that being out of work is not a death sentence as there are still many things that you can do without a job.
Maintaining a Spirit of Advenure is an essential stress management tool when you encounter hard times.
Make a list of all the things you can do in your community that will not drain your cash reserves. Volunteer work is a good way to reconnect with people and to build networks that can provide work when the economy returns to health.
Project Angel Heart is an outstanding example of a Volunteer Organisation and you can discover the benefits of volunteering by watching the video below: