A CTV report explained that this was a totally made-up concept by a travel agent trying to entice people into booking Caribbean vacations. But the report concluded that the reasons were still legit–holiday bills catching up, lingering dreary winter weather, remorse over broken New Years’ resolutions, and maybe even the simple fact of it being Monday—all contributing to a depressing mood. Like, the perfect storm gathers around this day.
It was not the day I needed to find out, first thing in the morning, that there was a significant glitch in some wonderful plans we’d made, and I’d better adjust my week’s work because addressing this new issue had to take precedent over almost everything.
The week was already full. It did seem like the perfect storm for me.
So how do I move forward? One step at a time, like everyone else. I off-loaded one of my tasks, and bore down on the others.
But that’s the life of an entrepreneur, I guess. Be ready for the unexpected. Always keep your sails ready for adjustment.
So, back to the first question: Did the circumstances around this particular calendar day give you any reason to call it blue? Your life is different than mine, so I can’t tell you how to adjust to your circumstances—at least not specifically.
But here are a few general ideas that I cling to: