Our top tips to beat the Blue Monday blues this January

Posted on: 15 January 2018 by Sophie in 2018 posts

Donald Trump book cover

January blues can be tough. But what should you do when Blue Monday comes around when you're trying to prepare for your exams? From the latest political books to read to our top places to relax - we've got it all, in our Blue Monday guide.

So if you need a break, why not try some of these ideas for chilling out this January:

Pick up the hottest political read

It’s nearly a year on since Donald Trump took up office, so why not take a breather from revision and have a read up on the alleged goings-on behind the doors of the White House, in ‘Fire and Fury’ By Michael Wolff.

*Spoiler - a pint-sized tub of vanilla Häagen-Dazs features in the first few pages.*

Donald Trump at a lecturn


Wander at the Walker Art Gallery

Find some Pre-Raphaelite beauties, hang out with Lucien Freud or have a peaceful wander amongst the statues - all for free.

(If Burberry loved it, then so should you!)

Man in a gallery ‌

Make like a hippy in Sefton Park

Watch the ducks, hop across a brook, frolic in a fairy glen. What else does a student need?

Sefton Park


Grab a cuppa at Leaf on Bold Street

They say - "we have a range of 50 rare loose-leaf teas from across the globe". We say - get the kettle on!



Stare at the sky in Abercromby Square

If you're studying history, languages, archaeology, politics or Irish studies, then it's right on your doorstep.

A grassy Georgian square

Ghetto into golf

We're not sure about the combination of golf clubs and access to beer at Liverpool's Ghetto Golf, but having a putt might just help you a bit.