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Three Amazing Ways Being Nostalgic Can Brighten Your Holidays


Are you hoping for an unforgettable holiday season this year?  Why not try a little nostalgia.  Why? Studies have shown nostalgic thinking has powerful benefits to lift you up, to motivate you, to strengthen your relationships, to make you feel happy, and to make you feel content, among many other perks. Here are three amazing ways nostalgia can make this year’s holidays better and brighter:

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Psychology of Nostalgia

Why You Should Be Nostalgic

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Because it’s good for you, that’s why.

And remarkably, all the human senses may be involved in experiencing nostalgia.

My hope is that as you read through The Nostalgia Diaries, you will reap all of the positive benefits that nostalgia promotes.

And I hope it will encourage you to plan and engage in what famous nostalgia researcher Constantine Sedikides identified as “anticipatory nostalgia”—the creation of “nostalgic-to-be memories.”

Yep, you heard me. You can mindfully create events and moments today that will create happy, positive, and super-beneficial nostalgic thoughts and feelings tomorrow.

How cool is that?

So keep on reading for inspiring ways to help you celebrate the past to create a better life today and into the future!