Christmas does not mean, buy, buy, buy…spend a lot of money.
Christmas should not mean loneliness, being on the streets and being without food. There are
Statistics show Christmas is the time of year where many people commit suicide. There is pressure of the following:
(3) “cook a turkey dinner with the fixings”
Years ago there were numerous advertisements to purchase cigarettes…this has now ceased. Scientists and doctors have proven that smoking is harmful to a person’s health. Over spending is also hazardous to a person’s health. Extreme debt and finding a solution causes stress that causes numerous health problems. Valuable relationships have almost been destroyed for the wrong reasons…materialism. I suspect we will see the need for the same kind of interventions for consumerism as we did for smoking cessation in the future. Thousands of children know Christmas as only being the time of year they are going to receive numerous gifts and grow up with with this mind set.