While the smells and sounds of the season might put you in the holiday spirit, a psychologist warns research shows playing too much Christmas music can be bad for your mental health.
Clinical psychologist Linda Blair told https://www.facebook.com/skynews/videos/1972902619390992/: ‘It might make us feel that we’re trapped – it’s a reminder that we have to buy presents, cater for people, and organize celebrations.'
Festive songs can be especially mentally draining for people working in shops who listen to the carols on constant replay, she warns.
For businesses, however, it is worth the anguish: studies have shown that the holiday music puts shoppers in the spending mood and drives them to buy more.
A study has found that holiday music on constant replay can be mentally