A new study reveals that putting up your holiday decorations early may make you happier.
According to the Journal of Environmental Psychology, a study confirms that decorations are a "pathway to those old childhood magical emotions of excitement."
Another perk of putting up your decorations? It could help you make friends!
The study also found that decorations may convey to your neighbors you are "accessible," and that people perceive those with holiday decor to be more friendly.
So when your neighbor starts to break out the inflatable Santa and giant candy canes, just smile and wave!
Jack and Carolyn talked about it on the air! Listen here: