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Feeling hopeless this Christmas?


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Thought provoking article & very true. As a young student nurse in the late 70's I remember many of the patients I was caring for back then who were 'down' at Christmas and crying on the big day..........it was the first time I had ever experienced this as Christmas for me growing up had always been a happy time wherever I was & whoever I was with at the time. Now as an older nurse, mother and nanny I can relate to some of that sadness they felt......loved ones missing, worrying about the future and the pressure we are under to perform harder and buy more. The key is to talk and to listen and to share and always spare a thought & a donation to those who are less lucky than I am. It is so sad that in the 21st century with all what we know and have available to us there are so many more vulnerable adults and children than ever before.

Posted date

22 December, 2017

Posted time

7:15 am

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