NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — If the cold weather and maybe all those bills you racked up during the holiday season have you feeling a little bit down, you’re not alone.
Jan. 18 this year has been coined “Blue Monday,” the most depressing day of the year.READ MORE: NYPD: Suspect Hit Officer In Face During Attempted Arrest Near Washington Square Park
Psychotherapist Diane Lang stopped by the CBS2 studios with tips on how to get out of that slump.READ MORE: Police: Witnesses Stop Drunk Man From Pushing Asian Woman Onto Subway Tracks In Brooklyn
“The truth is there’s not much science behind it,” Lang said of Blue Monday. “They do claim it is the most depressing day of the year. But the truth is it’s somewhat of a depressing time. Between the winter blues — we have the colder days, the shorter days — and about three weeks into January, all your credit card bills come in from the holidays. … Or New Year’s resolutions, they come and go.”
To watch the full interview, click on the video player above.MORE NEWS: 12-Year-Old Shot In Brooklyn Remains Hospitalized, Police Searching For Gunman
For more information on Lang, visit dlcounseling.com.