Blue Monday

So today is Blue Monday a phrase coined in 2005 when Dr Cliff Arnall, from Cardiff University, came up with a fun formula for predicting the gloomiest day of the year based on factors including weather, debts, time since Christmas and motivation. His equation suggested that the third Monday in January (today!) was when unhappiness peaked as the Christmas bills arrive and that post-holiday feeling starts wears off. The cold and grey weather doesn’t help either! Continue reading