I remember sitting there back in March 2020 when the announcement was made that the schools and nurseries were closing and breaking down in tears. Aside from it really starting to hit about how serious this new ‘corona virus’ thing was, I went into a total panic about how on earth I was going to manage with a two year old and a 5 year old whilst working and home schooling. It wasn’t long before I realised just how impractical that was and within weeks, I furloughed for what turned out to be 5 ½ looooong months.
Blue Monday, the most depressing day of the year – allegedly!
The third Monday of January was awarded the title of ‘Blue Monday’ due to a combination of post-Christmas blues, cold dark nights, failing our new years resolutions and the arrival of credit card bills! After a difficult year and Christmas being cancelled for more than 16 million people (let’s not even mention lockdown 3.0), we may be feeling bluer than usual. Here are our tips for beating Blue Monday and any day for that matter: