How to schedule your day for maximum productivity when you're unemployed


How to schedule day when unemployed

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In the first few days of unemployment, your mind may swirl in a haze of mixed emotions.

Feelings of freedom and endless opportunities can be swiftly replaced with dread, hopelessness, and self-doubt.

Thankfully, keeping a schedule can help you find a job, a renewed purpose, and can alleviate the guilt of enjoying your free time.

This schedule may not be right for everyone, but here's a good jumping-off point for making the most out of unemployment and treating it like a job, instead of a vacation: