Why putting up your holiday decorations can help during the pandemic

  • Amy Morin is a psychotherapist, licensed clinical social worker, mental strength coach, and international bestselling author.
  • The holidays are going to look different for everyone working from home this year, but that doesn’t mean you have to miss out on holiday cheer. 
  • Morin says doing things that stir up nostalgia, like decorating your house or looking through old family photos, can help you feel happier and more connected throughout the season.
  • There are no rules when it comes to how or when to start decorating, but these small things can hopefully offer you some peace during unprecedented times. 
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