If you are feeling the festive blues, you are not the only one. There’s been a growing perception over the last two years’ December isn’t “Decembering” as it used to.
Many people have taken to social media to say that the current festive period doesn’t feel the same and it’s not due to the pandemic.
Some think this may be attributed to adulthood and growing older, as it becomes less important to have the Christmas spirit because people are trying not to go broke by January.
One celebrity who agrees that December isn’t the same is Somizi Mhlongo. During a motivational talk for fans on Instagram, he told fans to not give up and go for their dreams, adding that it’s hard because this festive season isn’t doing much.
“This festive season is not festive at all. I am not feeling it and I understand why. I am sure a lot of people can relate to that. This year has been a kak year but I always see a silver lining between a dark cloud.”
Somizi says his silver lining is that he is still standing, alive and doesn’t walk alone but with his ancestors and with God.
The talented media personality says people need to be grateful and that it’s going to be okay.
Watch Somizi’s pep talk below:
Somizi did have a challenging year. He separated from his estranged husband Mohale Moutaung, and had to deal with abuse allegations levelled against him by Mohale.
Despite some calls for Somizi to be “cancelled” the majority of his fans and public still view him in a positive light. But he did lose major backing from Idols SA, losing his seat as a judge and as a presenter on Metro FM.