Today is the Most Miserable Day of the Year, Here’s Why
Today is considered "Blue Monday," which is the most miserable day of the year. A 2005 study of 2,000 adults brings us an answer to why we're all so down today. The study is long and boring to read, so I went ahead and narrowed it down to the Top 10 reasons why.
- Feeling broke after overspending at Christmas.
- The weather sucks.
- The nights are much longer, it's dark almost 16 hours a day.
- Lack of sunshine
- The magic of Christmas is over
- We're sick of going to work again
- We're feeling guilty for eating or drinking too much over break
- General loneliness
- The pressure of New Year's Resolutions that you've already broken
- The cold makes you stay in, so you have less of a social life.
So buy a sunlamp that emits natural light to solve problems 3 and 4, pinch your pennies, and make your friends come to you instead of going out to them.
Nobody kept that "Going to the gym and eating healthier" resolution
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