Category Archives: Blue Monday

The facts about the Blue Monday meme

It’s Blue Monday on Monday January 20th)  – symbolically the most depressing day of the year. And it provides a great opportunity to promote greater understanding about mental well-being, positive psychology, or just an excuse to have a good time. … Continue reading

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Why Tim Harford got it wrong on the Blue Monday meme

I nearly had a letter published in the ‘Financial Times’ last week. I say nearly because the Letters Editor got in touch with me to amend my original. Que sera. The letter was a correction to a piece written by … Continue reading

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5 reasons to be proud of Blue Monday & 3 things making me unhappy

I am very proud of one of my babies. No, not one of my two daughters (of whom I’m immensely proud!) Rather, one of my creative off-springs, a meme – ‘Blue Monday’. It is a source of great happiness – … Continue reading

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Do the Blue Monday Happiness Work Out

Could you help people overcome what is labelled ‘the most depressing day of the year’ – Blue Monday on Monday January 21st  – with activities to turn it into a day of ‘binge happiness’ – and also raise funds for … Continue reading

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Beat ‘Blue Monday’ on January 21st – with binge happiness

Support is being offered to help people overcome what is labelled ‘the most depressing day of the year’ – Blue Monday on Monday January 21st  – with activities to turn it into a day of ‘binge happiness’ – and also … Continue reading

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Today is ‘Blue Monday’ – transform the symbolic most depressing day of the year

Today is ‘Blue Monday – symbolically the most depressing day of the year. What is depressing is the failure by some to recognise that Blue Monday is just symbolically the most depressing day of the year. Yes, it was triggered … Continue reading

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Can my friend Claudio get your office into a samba for Blue Monday

I have been blessed with many good friends, and am particularly proud to know Claudio kron Brazil. He’s a Brazilian drummer from Yorkshire. He is now leading a nationwide campaign to encourage everyone to use everyday office items to create their own office … Continue reading

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No brainer great PR for anyone promoting mental health issues

With this year’s Blue Monday due on Monday January 16th this is a great opportunity for anyone with an interest in mental health issues to gain valuable media coverage and even fund-raising opportunities. Here’s a great example from the Edinburgh … Continue reading

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Cheryl Cole’s 8 creativity and career lessons for brand ‘You’

The recent sacking of ‘X Factor’ judge Cheryl Cole has valuable lessons for your creativity – and your career. Whether it is a job or an idea, the innovative and creative manager has to learn to deal with setbacks, obstacles … Continue reading

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