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Blue Monday 2018, most depressing day of the year, resolutions broken, mounting debt, make your blue monday 2018 happy again at Secret Smile Photography specialist newborn photographer in Leeds, Yorkshire
Blue Monday
 

Blue Monday is statistically the most depressing day of the year according to a rather unscientific study done by a travel company. The 'equation' took into account the weather conditions, level of debt, time since Christmas and time since failing our new year resolutions. This day is the third Monday in January and this year is today, Monday 15th January.

 

Whether you agree with the Blue Monday pseudoscience or not there is no denying that January can be a pretty depressing month. It's cold, dark, the excitement of Christmas is over, our waistlines are probably a bit bigger and our bank accounts probably a bit smaller. So, here are some things you can do to combat those January blues...

 

1. Go for a swim or do 30 minutes of exercise to release some endorphins to make you happy
2. Watch a cheery film, I personally LOVE Moana and Mary Poppins
3. Take some 'me' time to relax - maybe run a bath with some candles or lie on the bed and read a book
4. Write down 5 things that you are grateful for
5. Go for a walk
6. Take an afternoon nap, 20-30 minutes is perfect for a power nap
7. Book a holiday, give yourself something to look forward to
8. Just look through these cute portraits from Secret Smile Photography over the past year to prove that blue doesn't necessarily mean glum!
 
Blue Monday 2018, Secret Smile Photography specialist newborn photographer in Leeds, Yorkshire
Blue Monday 2018, Secret Smile Photography specialist newborn photographer in Leeds, Yorkshire
Blue Monday 2018, Secret Smile Photography specialist newborn photographer in Leeds, Yorkshire
Blue Monday 2018, Secret Smile Photography specialist newborn photographer in Leeds, Yorkshire
Blue Monday 2018, Secret Smile Photography specialist newborn photographer in Leeds, Yorkshire
Blue Monday 2018, Secret Smile Photography specialist newborn photographer in Leeds, Yorkshire
 

Whatever you are doing this Monday enjoy it and remember that if you are genuinely very down and struggling, please do speak to a professional, there are plenty of people you can get in touch with, there are resources over on the mind.org website.

 

Love Lisa x
 

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