5 Reasons You Need To Add More Christmas Lights For A Happier Holiday Season

5 Reasons You Need To Add More Christmas Lights For A Happier Holiday Season

No more excuses are needed, Science has confirmed that a home decorated for Christmas is a happier place… and lighting is one of the key ingredients!

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The practice of putting electric lights on the Christmas Tree was actually introduced in 1886 by Edward Johnson, Vice President of Edison’s Electric Company.  Since then, Christmas lights have moved beyond the tree and with the invention of the mini light offering a bright but low-cost and low-wattage lighting source, how we light up our holidays has become more creative and exciting than ever!

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However, besides being beautiful, Christmas lighting can actually make you happier, healthier, and more productive!

These are the top 5 reasons to add even more light to your home during the holidays!

1. Increased Focus and Productivity.

There is so much to do during the busy holiday season, but you are in luck because your Christmas lighting may actually help check all those tasks off  your list! Brighter lights stimulate your brain and increase serotonin levels, adding to increased concentration and focus. More positive energy will allow for greater productivity and reduced stress which we all could use during the holidays!

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2. Community Connections

Research shows that decorating the exterior of your home with Christmas lights gives the impression that the homeowners are friendly people! Your neighbors will view you as more social and a positive part of your local community while bringing joy to your neighborhood, and who knows maybe a few more party invitations!

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3.   Stave Off The Cold

According to a series of studies, brightly lit displays inside your home can make people feel as though they are warmer, even when the temperature of the room stays the same. A warmer environment invokes a feeling of peace and calm, something many of us would like a lot more of during what can be a hurried time of year.


4. Everything and Everyone Looks A Bit Prettier!

Brighter and more colorful lighting will make you and your surroundings appear more beautiful! Studies have shown that people who are viewed in a brightly lit room are ranked as more attractive than those seen under darker lighting. So make sure to add even extra interior sparkles and twinkles inside your home when expecting guests this time of year.

 5. Decreased Depression

As we enter into the Fall and Winter months our days are shorter and we get less exposure to sunlight. Many people suffer from Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), which is a type of depression seen during the colder months and is treated with increased exposure to light. Even for those who don’t suffer from SAD, increased exposure to darkness can mess with your melatonin levels and circadian rhythm, causing you to become sleep-deprived and grumpy. Consider adding holiday lighting to other areas  in your home beside your Christmas tree to help stave off the blues.


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According to renowned Psychologist Deborah Serani, decorating for the holiday spikes dopamine, which is a feel-good hormone. “[Holiday decorating] does create that neurological shift that can produce happiness.”

So if you are itching to dig out your Christmas lights, there is no reason to wait, or to hold back! You can easily add more color, whimsy, and delight to your home and neighborhood with our large selection of holiday lighting and great prices!




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