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CHEER UP! The 'Saddest' day of the year is behind us!

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posted on Jan, 24 2008 @ 03:43 PM
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According to 'calculations', It happened on Jan 22 /08.


Dr. Cliff Arnall, a psychologist from Cardiff University in Wales, devised a formula identifying the third Monday of every January as the most depressing day of the entire year. The days are short, dark and cold. Winter's chokehold tightens as the calendar constantly reminds us summer is still months away. The thrill of Christmas is a distant memory, but credit card bills are mounting along with failed New Year's resolutions.


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When you figure that about a month ago, some of us were wracking up the ol' visa bills to pay for Holliday gifts and what not; now the bills have arrived, and 'who wouldn't be pulling their hair out'?

I've heard that the highest suicide rate is around this time of year. Not a pleasant thought...I know.

Well....(raising my glass in toast now)...

"Here's to a better year for many...it should only get better from here on out"!

crossing my fingers

~Ducky~





[edit on 24-1-2008 by TheDuckster]




posted on Jan, 24 2008 @ 04:55 PM
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lol, its neither short, dark or cold here in January, must be the happiest day of the year for us.
actually it was a bit cool on the 22nd i think it got down to about 27 celcius. brrrr....



posted on Jan, 24 2008 @ 05:19 PM
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It was still light outside at 5:00PM EST. Racing and BBQ season has begun... just a gas BBQ today tho'... hey, phone someone or five or send them a link to a smile and say thanks.



Terri Clark - The World Needs A Drink


Vic



posted on Jan, 24 2008 @ 05:28 PM
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Hmmm...maybe thats why i slept all day yesterday



posted on Jan, 24 2008 @ 06:21 PM
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Ducky,I have a huge smile on my face, a warmth in my heart, and I do not forsee that changing anytime soon.
>Hugs<
AD
A honey for ya babes.



posted on Jan, 24 2008 @ 10:24 PM
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Mondays in general tend to suck.

This one wasn't too bad, 4 days ago now and I can't really remember that far back!

Not to cold here either about 15dc, got rain for the weekend though that's gunna suck.

Happy happy joy joy... happy happy joy!

MonKey




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