Researchers found that Tweets at this time of the month were more likely to express guilt about giving up their New Year's resolutions, while drinks company Upbeat found complaints about the weather were also likely to increase.
But despite the odds not being in our favor, we've found a surefire way to beat the dread that allegedly accompanies this day: Pets! And below, we share that strategy with you.
Instead of being sad, why not face the day having the same level of enthusiasm with which this dog does everything?
A good song can always lift your spirits.
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Or maybe some spring cleaning will help you feel organized.
But if all else fails, there's nothing more effective than a hug.
There, see? All better.