"According to a press release by a mental health charity, the formula is:
Arnall says the date was calculated by using many factors, including: weather conditions, debt level (the difference between debt accumulated and our ability to pay), time since Christmas, time since failing our new year’s resolutions, low motivational levels and feeling of a need to take action. Writing about the calculation, Ben Goldacre stated: ... the fact is that Cliff Arnall's equations ... fail even to make mathematical sense on their own terms."
I'm pretty sure I quoted this last year, whenever 'Blue Monday' was alleged to be. Yep... Blue Monday 2011
Well, looking back at last year, I probably had grounds to be a little subdued. But this year?
And anyway, blue is my favourite colour.