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"Blue Monday" said to be the most miserable day of the year

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If you're feeling down on Monday, know this -- you're not alone.

Monday, January 6, 2014, is what some psychological researchers call "Blue Monday."

Millions are returning to work after time off for the holidays and they're facing the facts -- the big price tag that came with all the gifts.

Others are worried about weather, or relationship trouble, or their New Year's resolutions.


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"Blue Monday," which is said to be the most miserable day of the year, was originally calculated to be at the end of the month.

But researchers analyzed tweets over the past few years and found that Monday, January 6, 2014 is the day the most people feel sad and guilty.

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