What Christmas Music Does To Your Brain
“Grandma Got Run Over By A Reindeer.” can have a negative effect on your mood.
A friend of mine just turned his radio station into a 24/7 Christmas music jukebox at the beginning of November. Some people like it, but not me, its too early. It appears the majority is with me.
“Music goes right to our emotions immediately and it bypasses rationality. ‘Christmas music is likely to irritate people if it’s played too loudly and too early.”
It seems this music “It might make us feel that we’re trapped, a reminder that we have to buy presents, cater for people, and organize celebrations.” according to metro.
The American Psychiatric Association says 6 out of 10 of us get stressed during the season, especially workers in stores where there is no break from the holiday music that triggers negative emotions.
So, pay attention grocery stores and dentist offices, We don’t want to hear “Santa Baby” or “I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Clause” too soon or too often.
But if you must play a Christmas Song, How about…