The holiday season is renowned for being a time for festive cheer and celebration and the expectation to feel happy during this period can be a huge burden. In reality, it can be a taxing time mentally, emotionally, physically and financially for many people. With the pressure brought on by the cost-of-living crisis and a lingering pandemic, many of us are feeling a sense of fatigue from facing continuous battles. So we want to make sure you know that it’s okay if you’re not feeling particularly festive this year because you are not alone.
Who can I talk to?
2.6 million adults across Great Britain report that they feel lonely “often” or “always”. If you feel lonely, reach out to a friend or family member. If that's not possible, contact us. We're here for you this holiday season.
We understand that it can be difficult speaking about personal issues or feelings. That's why we have different ways you can contact us or access free support you can use, depending on what you're most comfortable with: