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January 21, saddest day of the year

WILMINGTON -- An international day of sadness is what a researcher calls January 21. British Psychologist Cliff Arnall calculated January 21 to be the saddest day of 2008; he calls it Blue Monday. However, Blue Monday doesn't seem to ring true to people in Wilmington some never heard of it. Sandra Wheelband says "I feel great it's a gorgeous day it's not raining, no snow". Arnall used a number of factors to determine the saddest day of the year, broken New Years resolutions, holiday debt, cold weather and the fact it's been 3 weeks since the holidays. Wheelband disagrees,"I think it's hogwash, why would you have a blue Monday when we just had Christmas, new years, life is sweet". Blue Monday usually falls on the last monday of the last full week in January. Arnall calculates the happiest day of the year is around the last week in June.

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It wasn't a bad day, it was my Birthday and I am happy to say every year I have a wonderful day. I may have to work where other people are home or walking in the parade, but I have a wonderful day on the 21st. Your day is what you make it not what some person says it is.

Bad Day?

I woke up..Good Day! I have a job that I went to...Good day!I made it home safely..Good day! Get some prozac people!

No Clue

I had an awesome day yesterday, you guys. Yesterday did not suck for everybody.

yes i def agree, 21st

yes i def agree, 21st sucked.

Blue Monday

Tuesday is just as bad.


Yesterday was a terrible day for me as well... and I mean on a huge scale. My days are normally happy and carefree. I believe this guys research all the way. I thought it was the full moon though...

Blue Monday

I believe he is right. Yesterday was a horrible day. I can't wait for June.