What Happens To Us During The Week?!
A study by mathematicians has shown that Sunday is our happiest day, but what about the rest of the week?
Researchers at the University of Vermont analysed 2.4 million blogs and internet messages to find out which days of the week we love the most by counting the number of positive and negative words used.
The findings show Sunday is our favourite day with our worst day being Wednesday.
Research shows that Mondays are our the second happiest day as we are still upbeat from the weekend.
But what are the best and worst days for doing things?
Mondays are a good day to invest in the stock market but a bad day for staying alive.
Shares on a Monday tend to move in a similar direction as Friday making it easier to predict price changes.
A fifth more deaths happen on a Monday and it is the most common day to die of a heart attack.
Tuesdays are a good day to update blog pages but a bad day for sex.
The most hits on blog pages are recorded on Tuesdays.
We have the least sex on Tuesdays according to an NOP health survey.
Wednesdays are a good day to ask for a pay rise but a bad day for driving.
In a survey of 1,500 bosses, most revealed they were more receptive to requests a Wednesday. On Mondays they are too busy preparing for the week ahead and by Thursday and Friday they are thinking about the weekend.
Most traffic accidents happen on Wednesdays according to vehicle management firm Velo. It came to this conclusion after analysing 55,000 insurance claims.
Thursdays are good to give up smoking but bad for rain.
Your willpower is strong for the first few days which helps you get through the weekend.
On average 2.97mm of rain falls on a Thursday making it the wettest day of the week.
Fridays are good to sack someone but bad for earthquakes.
Judi James, a business consultant, says Mondays are a bad day to tell someone they are fired because they only take the negative message. But on a Friday the words may not be as wounding and he or she may even agree it is time to look for another job.
Half of the worst earthquakes in history struck on a Friday, including one that killed 30,000 in Gujarat, India, and 2003’s in Bam, Iran, that left 40,000 dead.
Saturdays are a good day to have a baby but a bad day for drinking.
Babies born on Saturdays have a better than average chance of becoming Prime Minister. Of 20 British leaders elected since 1900, six were born on a Saturday including Harold Wilson, Stanley Baldwin and Anthony Eden.
The number of people admitted to hospital for alcohol poisoning increases by two-thirds on Saturdays, the British Medical Journal revealed.
Sundays are a good day to communicate but bad for cooking.
A third more people opened their personal emails on a Sunday compared with a busy weekday, according to new research.
One in five of us say cooking a roast dinner is as stressful for the family as going to the dentist. One in 10 prefer crisps in front of the television.