There are already many people who have put up the Christmas tree, the colored lights are also shining in the streets … however, some complain that Christmas seems to arrive earlier and earlier .
The good news for those who go into "Christmas mode" so early is that they seem more sociable and are also happier. The pandemic, in fact, has advanced the decorations .
Christmas in pandemic
Today’s Christmas may appear in our stores starting November 1, as Christmas items replace Halloween items . At this point, we’re used to the ever-expanding holiday season, but that’s usually only seen in commercial spaces eager to make the most of seasonal spending.
However, this year it has also reached many homes before, with news of decorations that were already placed on Halloween .
The festive hue has become a way to add cheer and warmth to the gloom of pandemic restrictions. Christmas decorations bring back happy memories, and psychologists already suggested in a study that those who put up their decorations early are happier than their peers and seem more sociable .
Because, according to the study, those who put exterior decoration in their houses, can use the exterior of their home to communicate attachment and possibly to integrate into the social activities of a neighborhood .
Without a doubt, here we can find echoes of the testimonies of the soldiers in the trenches during the First World War , who considered the Christmas rituals on the Western Front as a connection with normality.