Expert Says Decorating early for Christmas makes you Happier

Break out those Christmas decorations!

Florida psychotherapist Amy Morin author of “13 Things Mentally Strong People Don’t Do” shared some interesting info on Christmas decorating.

Morin says, “For most people, decorating for Christmas reminds us of the best times in our lives…Thinking of those happy memories stirs up happy feelings.”

She explains nostalgia triggers emotions and plays a big part in our holiday joy. “When you’re putting up decorations, you’re thinking of happier times, times with family and friends and family traditions you engaged in,” Morin said. “For some people, it’s bittersweet — if family members are no longer here — but it’s still a way to connect.”

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