Wellness Shot: Why Holiday Festivities Is Good For You


I was in whole foods and Mariah Carey’s All I Want For Christmas Is You was playing, and I it made me feel good, a little bit more twinkly inside.

Turns out that warm fuzzy feeling we get hearing holiday music or seeing holiday decorations? According to sociologist Amitai Etzioni, there’s a reason for that!

Halloween, New Year’s eve, Black Friday, these holiday traditions or rituals that encompass our communities, knit us together, and give us all a chance to bond even when we don’t know each other.

Have you seen Mariah’s All I Want For Christmas is You video? It’s not 80s but it’s a classic!

I’m also including a very interesting discussion with Amitai Etzioni, watch the video below!

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