Time to reach out and show somebody that you care

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As the festive season is almost upon us, I think it’s important to remember that not everyone is fortunate enough to be surrounded by a lovely big family.

Christmas is portrayed as a time for families and friends to come together to celebrate.

But some of us will struggle with problems in the holidays – perhaps missing a loved one and feeling sadness that they are no longer around.

Meanwhile many will have no-one to spend these trying times with and will be beset by loneliness.

It’s a time to reach out and lend a friendly ear or a helping hand to a fellow human being.

Remember that nobody is immune, so why not let someone know that you care? It could make a big difference.