15 January 2024

Blue Monday – beat the blues

Today is apparently Blue Monday, the most depressing day of the year.  While it has been shown to be more of a marketing ploy to sell more holidays, treats or anything to cheer you up, rather than a scientifically proven phenomenon.  There is no doubt that the cold weather and dark nights of January can make anyone feel less than joyous.

If you’re struggling this winter we’ve pulled together some resources to help whether it’s tips on how to stay active to advice on looking after your mental health.


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