Getting With The Christmas Program


If you are a huge fan of Christmas, chances are you are looking forward to the experiences that come with the Christmas Season.

And, if you are not fond of Christmas, you are dreading the arrival of the Christmas Season.

The good news is that it is possible for anyone to get with the proverbial Christmas program (If a Christmas-hater like myself can do it, you can do it too).

The trick is to get yourself in the right mindset (And, I will be sharing with you my methods of getting in a frame of mind that is conducive to the joys of the Christmas Season).

Watching A Christmas-Related Movie

The majority of us enjoy watching movies (And watching a Christmas-related movie should give us that gentle nudge closer to the Christmas mindset).

One of my favourite Christmas movies is The Santa Clause; the one in which Scott Calvin (portrayed by Tim Allen) learns that he must become the new Santa Claus and also convince those that he loves that he is indeed Father Christmas.

Now, there are various other movies that you can watch to help you get into the Christmas Spirit (The type of Christmas-related movie that you choose to watch is entirely up to you).

This year, I intend on watching The Christmas Chronicles (Starring the legendary Kurt Russell as Santa Claus).

Do you have a Christmas-related movie that you like to watch?

Listening To Christmas-Related Music

Listening to Christmas-related music is another way to get yourself in the Christmas mindset.

And, everyone knows by now, that Christmas-related music comes in all genres.

In my case, I listened to Ariana Grande’s Contemporary R&B Christmas songs while I painted the walls indoors (That beautiful-looking American singer has such an amazing singing voice).

Listening to your favourite singer while you perform a task tends to make it somewhat easier since you are mesmerized by your favourite singer’s melodious musical notes.

Is there a particular singer whom you enjoy listening to Christmas-related music from?

Purchasing Christmas Gifts In Advance

A large percentage of us enjoy shopping (Therefore, purchasing Christmas gifts in advance should be an easy thing for us to do; provided that we know where the particular item is being sold).

Also, knowing the personality of the person whom we are purchasing the gift for will help us greatly in the area of buying an item that is most suitable for them; for example, if the person is a musician, you can buy them a musical instrument.

So, my friend, shopping for Christmas gifts in advance has the potential of putting you in the mood for Christmas.

And, do keep in mind that giving gifts makes us feel good about our self and it also lifts the mood of the person (or the people) that we give those gifts to.

Have you purchased any Christmas gifts in advance?

Creating Christmas-Related Arts And Crafts

If you happen to be talented in the area of creating Christmas-related arts and crafts, you can create the following items:

  • A Christmas painting.
  • A homemade Christmas card.
  • A sculpture of Santa Claus that is made out of clay.
  • A homemade decoration for the Christmas tree.
  • A Christmas wreath for one of the doors of your house.

Those are merely a handful of Christmas-related arts and crafts that you can create (Creative-minded people, of course, will have countless ideas to choose from).

Creating Christmas-related arts and crafts will certainly help you to acquire the Christmas Spirit.

By Bringing Out The Christmas Decorations From The Storage Area

Bringing out the Christmas decorations from the storage area is a lovely way to become one with the Christmas vibe.

And, I would like to point out, that bringing out the Christmas decorations from the storage area is also ideal to find out whether or not your Christmas decorations are still in good condition (The last thing that you want to do is to bring your Christmas decorations out on Christmas Day to find out that the ones that you love the most are damaged).

Recently, I discarded three long rows of Christmas bulbs because the wires were broken.

If you check your Christmas decorations in advance, you will know exactly what is broken; therefore giving you ample time to replace them.

Do you know if all of your Christmas decorations are in good condition?

By Learning How To Prepare A Healthy Christmas Delicacy

If you are the type of person who enjoys entertaining guests at your home, you can impress them by serving them a meal that you prepared yourself on Christmas.

Thankfully, there are lots of healthy recipes available on the internet (Many of which you can try).

And, why is it that I recommend preparing a healthy Christmas recipe?

For starters, you will be doing your guests a huge favour.

Unfortunately, a lot of us tend to eat a lot of junk during the Christmas Holidays. The unhealthy food can lead to:

  • Unwanted weight gain.
  • An unnecessary spike in sugar levels.
  • Increased blood pressure.

Hey, there is really no need for us to jeopardize our health.

We might as well continue to eat in a healthy manner right throughout the year.Β 

So, learning how to cook a healthy Christmas delicacy is indeed a fabulous idea.

Creating A Christmas-Related Blog Post

Yes, my friend, creating a Christmas-related blog post has the potential of getting yourself in the mood for Christmas. Your Christmas-related blog post can be based on one of the following things:

  • A delicious recipe for Christmas cookies.
  • A list of Christmas-related movies.
  • Stores in which people can purchase reasonably priced items β€” items that will be utilized as Christmas gifts.
  • Your past Christmas experiences.
  • The manner in which you would like to spend Christmas this year.

Christmas-related blog posts are quite popular during this time of year since a large percentage of people are very fond of the Christmas Season.

The creation of a Christmas-related blog post will certainly attract viewing audiences from around the world who love Christmas.

Are you going to create a Christmas-related blog post?

Final Thoughts

Christmas shows up every year (Whether or not we want it to).

So, we might as well enjoy the Christmas Season.

And, what are some of your chosen methods of getting yourself with the figurative Christmas program?

29 thoughts on “Getting With The Christmas Program

  1. I love Christmas- more so because it’s the time to spend with family and close friends. I also understand that not everyone likes it. Love your suggestions for getting more into Christmas spirit. I love listening to Michael Bubble and to see the face of my daughter when she open her presents and the time we will spend together as a family πŸ™πŸ»πŸ˜Œ

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  2. Hi Renard. I do not celebrate Christmas because I am Jewish. But, I do love the festive season and I get to enjoy it without any obligations or responsibilities. If I did celebrate it, I like to think I’d try to find some spiritual meaning in the midst of the chaos and try to focus on the deeper meaning of the holiday. I do love Christmas music and movies, though! “Love Actually,” is one of my faves and I adore Michael Buble. Glad you’re open to the enjoyment. Maybe that’s the meaning for you: being open to trying. Happy holidays!

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    1. πŸ™‚ Thank you, Barbara.

      I also enjoy listening to Michael BublΓ©’s music.

      And, finding some spiritual meaning in the midst of all of the chaos is always worthwhile.

      Season’s Greetings in advance!


  3. doing a challenge to post everyday for 25 days highlighting things which made my year from places I went to , to people I met also a gret way to psyche up for the things I want to do in the year to come

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  4. Great post! I have to its listening to Michael Buble makes it feel like Christmas to me! And when the Christmas decorations come down from the loft πŸ˜€ I wrote a post this year about some of the Christmases that I’ve spent abroad (in keeping with my travel theme) and that was fun to do! It was lovely to reminisce! I wish you a wonderful festive season!

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  5. Whenever I see Jose Mari Chan, I think Christmas! He is a Filipino singer most famous for β€œChristmas in our Hearts,” a song so famous that hearing it signals the start of Christmas season. …in the Philippines at least… πŸ™‚

    Curious to know, and of course you may choose to answer or not to answer this question… what do mean by you are a Christmas hater?

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