Most people wait until after Thanksgiving to start putting up their Christmas decorations, but if you’ve got the itch to start now -- don’t fight it! According to a variety of studies, it’s never too early to start holiday decorating. Here’s why …
- It makes you happier: Studies have shown that holiday decorating and all the fanfare that goes along with it brings on feelings of happiness and nostalgia that makes us all feel really good.
- It makes your neighbors like you: A study found that when people see a fully decorated house it makes them think really nice and friendly people live there. It also fosters a sense of community when everyone on the block decorates their homes.
- It allows you to enjoy your hard work for longer: Decorating for the holidays is hard work, and you should enjoy it for as long as you can. If science says it makes you happy to see the decorations, why not enjoy the season for as long as possible?! (Real Simple)