Celebrations are all about happiness. Social interaction with our fellow beings not only brings happiness but, it helps us to grow our capacity to familiarise ourselves with different cultures. We celebrate daily birthdays, anniversaries, festivals and special days.

Celebrating gives us the opportunity to take our minds off the task at hand. One of the main reasons we need to celebrate is because it reflects an overall attitude of gratitude.

Of course everyone is free to live their life in a manner of their choosing. But, you would be missing out on a lot of life’s “goodies” especially when you exclude yourself from participating in gatherings that pay homage to the important milestones in life. Therefore, here are some interesting facts about celebrations.

Celebrations cultivate a sense of community.

One of the most opportune times to bond with our families and friends is during special occasions. So, when we come together to celebrate special occasions such as Christmas, Ileya, and weddings, we get a chance to connect with those we love and care about.

It instils a sense of meaning and significance to lives.

Participating in rites such as eating, drinking and dancing connect us to the significance of the role that an occasion plays. Celebration helps us to adopt a sense of appreciation for the gift of life.

Celebrations create lasting fond memories.

The human mind recall memories that carry a high emotional charge. When we celebrate, we are essentially placing a mental bookmark on an experience which makes it easier to remember in the future. The photos and videos serve as a trigger we use to tell stories.

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It adds fun and excitement to our lives.

Who doesn’t look forwards to the fun-filled occasions where we can let our hair down, make up and take a break from our mundane existence? Celebrations can be incredibly fun because they provide us with the perfect chance to engage in the joys of life such as song, food, play and laughter.

Celebrations help to take our place in the circle of life.

When you are involved in celebrating with the ones you have a deeper or profound level of relationship with, you are connecting with humanity.

Finally, celebrations in life are meant to celebrate life itself. Therefore, learn to celebrate with your loved ones.

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