Blue Monday Getting You Down? 11 Ways Cope With The Most Depressing Day Of The Year

19 January 2015, 10:53

Selena Gomez Rain Music Video

We're well into the first month of 2015 now but *shock horror*, Blue Monday has arrived! Don't let the legendary MOST depressing day of the year get you down, because we've got you covered...

Cue the dramatic music, because Blue Monday has arrived! Yes, it's that time of year again to endure the MOST depressing day of the year. But fear not because we've pulled together a handy list of tips to help you beat the blues.

So forget about all those (failing) New Year's Resolutions, stop worrying about your LACK of progress on the fitness front, and let yourself perk up with our guide to saying HELL NO to Blue Monday...

 

1. Taylor Swift made it VERY clear in 2014 that we all need to 'Shake It Off' sometimes - and that includes struggling through the January blues! Although you can probably do it less awkwardly than Miss Swift... 

 

2. Yes, we know it's basically ALWAYS raining right now. Sadly there's just no escaping it, so we think it's time to start owning it. Less of this...

And more of THIS please. #WorkingIt. 

 

3. It's the perfect time to invest in some new hobbies, a la Nicki Minaj! Someone please direct us to the nearest booty shaped golf course ASAP. 

 

4. Of course, if golf isn't your cup of tea, why don't you try a bit of cheerleading like Harry Styles? Boy makes it look GOOOOOD.

 

5. Anyone struggling to keep up with those pesky New Year's Resolutions? Why not try switching up your look? You could channel your inner Cheryl, Demi or even Miley. The girl's had so many looks, the options are ENDLESS. 

 

6. While everyone else is posting Instagram pictures of them at the gym, you know what the TRUE key to happiness is during this rough time of year...  

 

7. 2015 is all about positivity! Even if making small talk with your peers sounds worse than, like, EVERYTHING, flashing a smile will instantly make your Blue Monday lull disappear (who cares if it's a fake smile, you're still trying!)

 

8. But hey, nobody's going to judge you if you choose to spend the rest of the month lying on your sofa and watching Netflix. In fact, we're probably going to join you on that one. 

 

9. If none of that's working, it might be time to book your summer holiday. You could be frolicking on a beach like Rihanna in a mere few WEEKS. You can last until then, right?! 

 

10. You could always take a leaf out of 5SOS' book too, because when in doubt, DANCE. IT. OUT. 

 

11. But if ALL of those tips aren't helping you beat the #BlueMonday feeling, remember to ask yourself... What Would Beyonce Do (WWBD)? That usually solves just about EVERYTHING. 

Wise words, Bey. Wise words indeed! 

 

You may also like... 

39 MUST-SEE Pop Star Photobombs

Pop Stars Who REALLY Know How To Make An Entrance

10 Pop Star Siblings You'll NEVER Be Able To Guess

13 Reasons Why

13 Reasons Why Season 2: What We Know So Far Incl. Release Date, Cast & Spoilers

Leigh-Anne Pinnock joins Snapchat

80+ Of The Best Popstars You Should Have On Snapchat

Capital Metadata - Capital App March 2017

Want To Control The Music On Capital? Now You Can With Our New App - My Capital!

  • Top Ten
  • 11 - 20
  • 21 - 30
  • 31 - 40
  1. 1
    Symphony artwork
  2. 2
    Sign Of The Times artwork
  3. 3
    There's Nothing Holdin' Me Back artwork
  4. 4
    Galway Girl artwork
  5. 5
    The Cure artwork
  6. 6
    Swalla artwork
  7. 7
    On My Mind artwork
  8. 8
    Skin artwork
  9. 9
    Scared of the Dark artwork
  10. 10
    No More Sad Songs artwork
  11. 11
    Issues artwork
  12. 12
    Stay artwork
  13. 13
    Shape Of You artwork
  14. 14
    Something Just Like This artwork
  15. 15
    That's What I Like artwork
  16. 16
    Solo Dance artwork
  17. 17
    Ciao Adios artwork
  18. 18
    Chained To The Rhythm artwork
  19. 19
    Green Light artwork
  20. 20
    It Ain't Me artwork
  21. 21
    Castle On The Hill artwork
  22. 22
    Human artwork
  23. 23
    Passionfruit artwork
  24. 24
    Places artwork
  25. 25
    Touch artwork
  26. 26
    No Promises artwork
  27. 27
    Cold artwork
  28. 28
    Slide artwork
  29. 29
    Scared To Be Lonely artwork
  30. 30
    Perfect artwork
  31. 31
    Best Behaviour artwork
  32. 32
    I Feel It Coming artwork
  33. 33
    Heatstroke artwork
  34. 34
    You Don't Know Me artwork
  35. 35
    Call On Me (Ryan Riback Remix) artwork
  36. 36
    HUMBLE. artwork
  37. 37
    Good Life artwork
  38. 38
    Baby artwork
  39. 39
    24K Magic artwork
  40. 40
    Did You See artwork
  • Top Ten
  • 11 - 20
  • 21 - 30
  • 31 - 40
Visit the site