New research has pinpointed the unhappiest 24 hours (no, it's not when you think!). But if you tweak your routine in some key ways, you might actually start to look forward to it.
By Mina Azodi
There's no doubt about it: Mondays are tough. But according to new research, Wednesdays can really suck the life out of you…literally. A recent study found that most suicides occur midweek. "It's the tipping point," says Augustine Kposowa, PhD, the study author and professor at the University of California at Riverside. "Stress from Monday and Tuesday weighs people down, and the weekend can still feel very far away."
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Okay, the study looked at the worst-case scenario, but it gets at a truth that has intensified since the recession: People are working harder and spending less on breaks like happy hour, which makes for less, well, happiness. But it doesn't take a lot of time or money to get your week (and mood) back on track. Try these tactics for Read More »from Why Wednesdays Are So Hardâ€¦and How to Stop Hating Them