Decorating for the holidays is always one of the best things to do because you get to make your home feel even more joyful and cozy, but it turns out we feel this way because of scientific reasons!
A number of scientists were interviewed by our friends at FiveThirtyEight about holiday decorations affecting our mood and there is a positive relationship with one another.
Essentially when we go to our parents or our decorated house the fun decorations tell our bodies to relax because we're in a safe environment. Think of it kind of like a fight or flight system where our body tells us to rest instead of being on guard.
You can read more from the interviews HERE and just let this be even more proof to decorate your home even bigger this year for the holidays!