Watching Christmas films gives health boost all year round

Staff writer

Everyone seems to complain that Christmas seems to be starting earlier and earlier each year.

But while some say humbug to the early festivities, it seems that one aspect of the yuletide offering, could actually do your health a lot of good - all year round.

Researchers have found that watching Christmas movies like Home Alone, It's a Wonderful Life or even Die Hard produce a hit of dopamine, that produces a feel-good hit.

Find out more above about how it can help your mental health.