Q: How can I turn losing my job from a negative to a positive to best focus on finding my next role?
A: First, I commend you for your emphasis on finding the positive because employers do want to hire upbeat, enthusiastic people. When you take a long-term view, this juncture–as hard as it is right now–wll be a time you can look back on and feel relieved that you were released from something that wasn’t right for you so that you could continue the path to what is.
It may take a leap of faith, but that mindset will help propel you forward if you can muster it as often as possible now. Beyond faith, it may help to write down several things each day that went well in the search–from findng a job to apply to online to writing a cover letter you like to making a networking call that resulted in learng of another person to contact in your search.
In this way, you will see the positive steps accumulating and can continually reread them to sustain your best focus on the future.