Blue Monday Got You Down? Ideas for Staying Healthy and Happy
St. Paul's Hospital dietitian Lindsay Jang provides you some tips for a healthy 2013. This year will be the healthiest year yet! New workout gear? Check! Fridge stocked with leafy greens? Check! Wine bottle sealed tight? Check! Does this sound like a distant memory now that January is nearing an end and reality is setting in? It doesn’t have to be. Despite all of the good intentions, if you’re struggling to stay on track with those New Year’s resolutions right around now, you’re not alone. In fact, Monday, January 21 has been dubbed “Blue Monday,” the most depressing day of the year, because many people feel down and out on this particular Monday as dreary weather, mounting debts, and a sense of failure from backing out of New Year’s resolutions, all converge perfectly to make the day a complete bummer. Read the full story here.
Angela White, St. Paul's Hospital Volunteer