The singer, 33, mentioned she has “by no means appeared ahead” to celebrating the festivities as a lot as this yr.
She mentioned: “Since December 1 I’ve been clinging on to Christmas. I’ve by no means appeared ahead to it as a lot. I feel I’ve realised how a lot I respect family and friends.
“That has positively been highlighted. I feel folks actually respect what you’ve got… I’ve. I feel we’ll all be a bit much less materialistic [this year]. I do not find out about you, however I’ve observed that individuals have shifted their attitudes.
“All of us have totally different priorities from earlier than. There’s a totally different vitality and perspective. I feel folks have mirrored on what they care about essentially the most. I feel it will likely be a really totally different Christmas.
“I’m a rustic lady at coronary heart and I really like being out right here. I really like the house. It has been good for my psychological well being,” she mentioned.
The star often spends a few days each Christmas volunteering at one of many charity’s centres- with Goulding saying her visits are amongst her most “treasured” festive experiences.
The star additionally hosts the Disaster’ Christmas marketing campaign movie this yr. In it, she is joined by a number of different stars to speak about what’s necessary to them at Christmas.
Talking about her function, Goulding mentioned: “Homelessness has additionally affected me, ever since I used to be younger. I bear in mind seeing folks on the streets and asking my mother and father why they did not have a house.
“It has at all times damaged my coronary heart. Most years I am going to Disaster on the 23 and 24 December and it is among the most treasured issues for me about Christmas. I really like speaking to the folks there, listening to their tales. It’s constructive and it’s blissful. My Christmas wouldn’t be the identical with out working with Disaster.”
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