‘Tis the season to be jolly – Why being part of a community is essential to our well-being.
The festive season can be a wonderful time of the year — for some of us, but for many Australians already dealing with loneliness, isolation and possibly homelessness, the holidays can often emphasize what’s missing in life, and intensify feelings of grief and sadness.
Being part of a community can help.
Jon Owen, CEO and Pastor of Sydney’s Wayside Chapel, spoke with The Daily’s Julia Carr-Catzel about the importance of community, especially during the holidays.
For more information about Wayside Chapel’s programs and holiday festivities you can visit their website.