Tag Archives: Blue Monday
Somerset: get talking to beat the January blues
January can be a difficult month for many people, with cold weather and shorter days bringing feelings of anxiety, sadness and depression, especially after the festive period has come to an end. It is no wonder that the term ‘January blues’ exists.
At this time of year, it’s more important than ever to talk more with family and friends and share how you’re feeling.
Let’s make ‘Blue Monday’ Magnificent Monday
Somerset County Council is dispelling the myth that the third Monday in January is the most difficult day of the year and are encouraging everyone to make it magnificent. Post-Christmas bills, faltering New Year expectations, short days and bad weather have all contributed to the day being branded ‘Blue Monday’. The Samaritans have organised ‘Brew […]
Brew up and beat the ‘Blue Monday’ blues
Samaritans’ Brew Monday will kick off on 18 January, the third Monday in January, which is usually known as ‘Blue Monday’. Somerset County Council is supporting the campaign – to raise awareness of the positive things you can do to support your emotional health – by encouraging people to get together over a warming virtual ‘cuppa’, […]
Banish Blue Monday at your local library
Somerset’s libraries will be leading the fight against post-Christmas depression with a range of events and activities to mark Blue Monday. This year’s Blue Monday – the day said to be the most depressing of the year – falls on Monday 19 January. Libraries will be displaying books which have changed people’s lives for the […]