You’re Going To Come Across A Lot Of Very Stressed People This Week

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You’re Going To Come Across A Lot Of Very Stressed People This Week

And some of them will be at breaking point.

This season comes with so much joy and light but for many, it is a time of real darkness and pain.

For those grieving the loss of a loved one; that celebration with one new and very empty chair, is just too much for their battered heart to bear.

For those struggling financially, the need to provide a festive affair can be a suffocating hand on their throat in the night.

For those whose anxiety is strong and unyielding, the multiple celebrations, get-togethers and high expectations are a sensory overload too far.

Then there are those who are achingly, agonisingly alone.

You are going to come across a lot of very stressed people this week, so be kind.

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Smile, say something nice, let someone cut in line, if you have money, give it when opportunity arises. If you don’t, find a way to help a soul in need.

You just never know, if your little gesture of kindness will be the star they follow to safety.

Christmas is a time for goodwill to all.

That what really matters.

Donna Ashworth, Ladies Pass It On

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