Shropshire Star

Poll: The festive break is over - so are you happy with life?

It's Blue Monday, the day when most of the nation returns to work after the Christmas festivities. So how do you feel?


Monday, January 6 is officially the most depressing day of all. Going back to work after the Christmas break, having no money and the horrible weather are all set to drive everyone to despair on a day dubbed Blue Monday.

It is also the day when people break their new year's resolutions, those who are unhappy with their love lives look for a new partner and those unhappy at work consider a change.

The festive break is over - so are you happy with life?

Researchers examined two million tweets posted in the last three Januarys. The first Monday of the month sees a record number of tweets about feeling guilty, being tired, eating too much, and being broke or wanting to quit Britain for warmer climes.

Researcher Susie Hignett said: "People need a little more help getting on top in the first few weeks of January.

So how do you feel today? Vote in our poll and have your say in the comment box below.

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