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Tried and tested ways to get through Blue Monday!

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The third Monday in January has been named Blue Monday due to a combination of post-Christmas stress, those cold and dark nights spent indoors and us basically being extremely short on money.

If you feel down in the dumps today, try these little tricks to cheer yourself up. They’re tried and tested by our AO’ers, especially those moments of mindfulness.

 

Listen to some upbeat music

 

Finish that thing you have been putting off for ages

 

Treat yourself to a massage

 

Wear your best power suit

 

Start the day with a motivational quote


Take your work bestie for a game of pool

 

Have a change of scenery and go for a team lunch

 

Go for a walk and clear your mind



Take some time to play on work’s PS4

 

Give everyone who helps you a heartfelt thank you

 

Visit the on site barber – new hair, new you



Don’t email people, go and speak to them

 

Take that gym class before you start work



Take 10 minutes to focus on yourself


Hug your team