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Conquer Blue Monday: 10 Quick Fixes to help and support our Staff Community

Blue Monday, they call it—the most challenging day of the year. As January’s gloom sets in, NEAT Academy Trust is mindful of how this can impact our staff’s wellbeing.

So here are the 10 practical solutions that we posted on our Staff Intranet to help our wonderful staff battle the January Blues and kick-start the year on a positive note.

10 Quick Fixes to Beat Blue Monday:

  1. Let the Light In: Embrace natural light for a mood boost.
  2. Stay Active: Incorporate short bursts of movement into your day.
  3. Plan Your Day: Set achievable goals to stay motivated.
  4. Healthy Eating: Fuel your body with nutritious foods.
  5. Connect: Reach out to colleagues for support.
  6. Budget Wisely: Manage post-holiday finances to reduce stress.
  7. Practice Gratitude: Focus on positivity in your life.
  8. Mindfulness Meditation: Take a moment to clear your mind.
  9. Learn Something New: Stimulate your brain with a new skill.
  10. NEAT Academy Trust Support: Discover how NEAT can assist the education community year-round.

January doesn’t have to be a month to dread. By implementing these 10 quick fixes, you can transform your experience and start the year on a high note.

Share your thoughts and experiences in the comments. Let’s uplift and support one another through Blue Monday and beyond.

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