Blue Monday


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a Monday following a Sunday of dissipation, or itself given to dissipation (as the Monday before Lent).
- Brande & C.
a Monday considered as depressing because it is a workday in contrast to the relaxation of the weekend.

See also: Blue, Blue

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NOTHING SAYS CHEERFUL LIKE CALLING A DAY BLUE MONDAY.
VisitEngland, the official tourist board for England, has launched a digital campaign - Blue Monday - to promote round-the-clock activities and experiences across the UK, encouraging Brits to take a holiday at home.
blue Monday they've christened it, and Willie Mullins has every cause to be cranky as second lot is a crowd of humans rather than horses.
And some people think Blue Monday is not only a myth, it also makes mental health sound trivial or like a one-off episode.
As we've said, Blue Monday is supposed to be the most depressing day of the year.
Originally Blue Monday was a term coined by the media in response to an algorithm created by Cardiff University psychologist Cliff Arnall in 2005.
MotoNovo Finance is aiming to help you beat Blue Monday, kicking off 2018 with a refreshed recruitment drive.
January 18 has been dubbed Blue Monday, following reports that it is the time of year when the weather is worst, debt levels highest and the post-Christmas malaise still omnipresent.
AHEAD OF BLUE MONDAY VICTORIA SQUARE IS HOSTING A WELLNESS WEEKEND TODAY AND TOMORROW SATURDAY TO HELP CUSTOMERS COMBAT THE JANUARY BLUES.
YOU'VE heard of Blue Monday, well it was Green Monday for me, as Ireland deservedly secured their place at Euro 2016.
Fans can expect the best of Joy Division and New Order from Hook and co at the June 18 to 21 festival with classics including She's Lost Control, Transmission and Love Will Tear Us Apart, True Faith and Blue Monday.
TOUCHWOOD shopping centre in Solihull is introducing a "Smile Station" to combat Blue Monday.