January is a gloomy month. Many of us are still recovering from spending and indulging too much over Christmas, the weather is miserable and a summer holiday feels like a lifetime away.
So it’s not surprising that today (January 18) is said to be the most depressing day of the year, affectionately known as Blue Monday.
But if you are feeling a little blue this Blue Monday, don’t worry – our top tips will help you to feel on top of the world again (or almost).
1. Give your bank balance a boost
If your bank balance is looking a little sorry for itself, give it (and yourself) a lift by switching to a better deal and saving yourself some money.
Switching your energy tariff, for example, could save you hundreds of pounds and it only takes around five minutes to fill in a few forms.