Blue Monday: Five reasons to be cheerful

The Independent published this video item, entitled “Blue Monday: Five reasons to be cheerful” – below is their description.

Blue Monday is traditionally the most depressing day of the year, but here are some reasons to be cheerful this time.

The third Monday in January is often referred to as Blue Monday– otherwise known as the most depressing day of the year.

Coined by psychologist Cliff Arnall in 2004, the date was calculated by factoring in the combination of bleak weather, post-Christmas blues, financial struggles and low motivation.

This year it falls on 17 January.

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The Independent is a British online newspaper. It was established in 1986 as a national morning printed paper. Nicknamed the Indy, it began as a broadsheet and changed to tabloid format in 2003. The last printed edition was published on Saturday 26 March 2016, leaving only the online edition.

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