The holidays can be exciting and enjoyable at the same time depressing depending on your circumstance.
Perhaps you intend to travel home to see your parents and loved ones whom you have not seen for a long time.
As people gather together there is a tendency to begin to compare yourself to other who appear more successful or people may even measure your progress by other standards making you feel bad about the things you have not been able to achieve.
If you’re trying to conceive, they may say “When will you give us grand children?” Or “when will I become an aunt or an uncle?” ‘’I want to see my nieces and my nephews oo’’ Say to them that God is preparing a beautiful twin baby for you.
Perhaps you have been looking forward to getting a job and you may hear ‘’when are you getting a job na’’ ‘’please don’t finish our money o’’ ‘’so what exactly do you do at home everyday’’ say to them my job is coming
Your own case may be that your business has not been as successful as you envisioned it to be making it difficult for you to make ends meet and even have enough to spend and spare and you hear ‘which business are you doing? You better drop it and get a job so you make contributions like your mates are doing’’ Tell them it’s a matter of time you will get there.
If you have these kind of people around you who tend to talk insensitively and you cannot handle their talks then it may not be a good idea to visit with these people. Who says Christmas cannot be spent alone with your husband and kids without the hurtful words from others?
- Sit at home, cook a delicious meal, watch a movie and enjoy the company of people who value you. Be grateful for all you have accomplished knowing that you will work harder to make it better next year.
- No one has the right to ruin your mood and make you fall into depression
- Spend time with other people who make you happy better still make someone’s day better
- Share food to neighbours and people who may not be able to repay you.
- Take a gift to the local orphanage home
- Above all, protect your energy, sanity and peace of mind this season
- Don’t drink and drive
- Avoid free rides from strangers
- Avoid volatile places where violence tend to break out
- Avoid keeping late nights
- In all be moderate and stay safe