Today, January 16th, 2017, we celebrate an American Icon, the late Martin Luther king, Jr. It's, ironically, the most depressing day of the year, Blue Monday," according to the Daily Dot. The third Monday in January was designated "Blue Monday" in 2005. It's based on several factors, the post holiday let down after Christmas & Thanksgiving, holiday bills, and failure of New Year's resolutions. Suicide rates peak in January. it's also the leading month for divorce in Louisiana. Some things you can do to survive "Blue Monday" are take advantage of the daylight by getting outdoors, even if just for a few minutes, do something kind, smile ("fake it 'till you make it"). Click here for more suggestions.

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