Are you that friend who is humming jingle bells as soon as summer hits? Or are you more inclined to snap that it’s too early to see Christmas decorations at the shops?
It seems the jolly friend is onto something, findings in the Journal of Environmental Psychology has revealed that it is never too early to deck the halls and break out the Chrissy cheer.
The study said decorating for the holidays can be good for one’s mental health and makes you appear friendlier.
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It also found that people associate the holidays with positive feelings and putting the decorations up early can jump start these emotions.
Putting up the decorations also has a positive effect showing neighbours that the residents are sociable and open to making new friends.
If you’re on board you can now head into the Mudigalang Craft Shop at 61 Dandaloo street where you can snap a selfie in their Christmas booth. The craft shop is open from Tuesday to Friday.
What are you waiting for? It’s time to untangle the fairy lights and pick your colour scheme and get into the Christmas cheer.