‘Monday blues’: How to combat anxiety and sadness as a new week begins, according to expert
For many, the “Monday blues” typically begin the day before, with the “Sunday scaries.”
With a five-day work week up ahead, and all the pressures and obstacles the week may hold, many people reportedly struggle with Mondays.
The third Monday of January is known as “Blue Monday” — and it’s said to be the most depressing day of the year.
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Life development coach Mike Bayer joined “Fox & Friends” on Monday morning to discuss ways to combat the blues.
“We’re one decision away from bettering our day,” he said, referring to how easy it is to turn an anxious Monday into something positive.
Bayer’s first step for addressing the Monday blues: Try to connect with another person.
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“Connection is such a way to get out of a depressing state of mind,” he said.
Bayer recommended doing something nice for someone else — which allows people to connect in a positive way.
The life coach also recommended Monday movement.
For example, simply taking a walk can be very beneficial.
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