Lindsay McMahon
"The English Adventurer"

Do you like Christmas music?

Do you feel like you hear a lot of it at this time of year?

Does it sometimes seem like too much?

We’re going to talk about Christmas music today, and why it is possible to overdo it with something that is supposed to be fun and festive.

It’s The Most Wonderful Time of The Year

Christmas music is played pretty repetitively from around Thanksgiving until Dec. 25th.

You tend to hear it everywhere–on the radio, in stores, in restaurants, and it can be a lot.

This music can really help to get you into the holiday spirit.

But APPARENTLY, if you listen it to too much, it can actually be bad for us mentally!

According to this article in Metro Magazine by Faima Bakar

Christmas music on repeat could be bad for our mental health.

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Is This Really Possible?

Basically, the article says that if you work in retail,  and you hear these songs repetitively you should try to block them out.

It can take effort to block these songs out, but if you don’t it can interfere with your job.

This music can also make you think of stressful things in your life.

This music can make you think of stressful things in your life

The article also mentions that retailers use the music as well as certain scents to encourage people to make purchases.

Research from Washington State University has even been done on how scents and music can impact your experience.

Being On Repeat Can Be Too Much

So it seems this is about people who listen to the songs ALL the time.

Most people don’t tend to get too frustrated by music, but there do tend to be a few select songs played over and over again.

Nobody wants to be negative around the holidays, and so this is more about making it a funny topic.

If you feel as if the Christmas music is just too much, what can you do about it?

If you feel like hearing “White Christmas” one more time may send you over the edge, how can you handle it?

Nice Ways To Say You Need A Festivity Break

Though this is really meant to be funnier than anything, there can come a point where the Christmas music becomes too much.

So what can you say if you are frustrated with the constant Christmas music?

Well first of all,  most people get frustrated because the songs get stuck in their heads!

What can you say to express this feeling?

-I’m sick of _________________________ – I’m sick of Christmas music!

-I’m tired of ________________________________-I’m tired of that song. Can you turn it off?

-I’m so done with ________________ – I’m so done with Christmas music.

-I’m over _________

Music Is Just One Example

This can be used with anything you have had too much of.

Though we’re thinking of this with Christmas music right now, it can apply to so many other situations in life.

I’m sick of the cold weather.

I’m tired of this book. I’m not going to finish it.

I’m so done with the days getting shorter. I want the spring again!

I’m over healthy food. Let’s get ice cream.

These phrases can help you be honest—but you don’t want to be too negative!

To end with some Christmas cheer, this season is so much fun.

The music is on, people seem so happy and friendly, and there’s great anticipation.

Make the most out of this season, and yes that includes even the music!


Songs can get stuck in your head and you can get tired of them after a while.

Try not to overdo it, and instead sit back and enjoy the season for what it is.

The music is just one part of it, so remember to focus on the other things as well.

Music can be powerful so just try not to overdo it.

If you have any questions, please leave them below in the comments section.

We’ll get back to you as soon as we can. 

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