(FOX NEWS) — Today is the most depressing day of the year, according to UK-based psychologist Cliff Arnall.
Aptly entitled “Blue Monday,” the exact day is derived from a scientific formula that takes into account the factors of weather, debt, time since Christmas, and motivational levels.
Using this formula, Arnall was able to find that the gloomiest day this year falls on Jan. 21.
The “Blue Monday” concept was first developed in 2005 as part of a press release for Sky Travel, a now-defunct British TV travel channel.
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