Today is 'frazzled Friday' – which means half of us will lounge on the sofa with the curtains closed after overdosing on food, alcohol and relatives over Christmas 72 per cent of us have spent one day too long with our family and friendsToday will be a struggle thanks to overspends and overdosing on treatsAverage adult will have piled on 4lbs by todayWe will have battled through or witnessed five arguments over festive period | UPDATED: 04:57 GMT, 28 December 2012 Today has been named 'frazzled Friday' to mark three days after Christmas when the festive excesses finally get the better of us. Overdosing on food, alcohol and spending time with relatives, coupled with a realisation there is very little left in the bank to get through January, means today will be a struggle, a study has found. And as many as one in two of us will spend today lounging on the sofa with the curtains closed taking time out to settle frayed nerves
Landlord, why have you barred my dog A walk to the pub is a perfect treat for Boxing Day – but not if you have to sit outside in the cold with your pooch | UPDATED: 01:34 GMT, 26 December 2012 Being Boxing Day, many of us will want to try to work off the excesses of Christmas by going for a walk with family or acquaintances. And, of course, it wouldn’t be the same without our four-legged friends. There is, however, increasingly a problem.
Young Britons turn their backs on binge drinking and drug taking culture of their parents' generation, figures show Government figures show students are drinking lessAcademics point to cultural shift, increasing financial constraints and tougher action to explain decline | UPDATED: 18:30 GMT, 9 December 2012 Young Britons are calling time on the binge-drinking culture of their parents' generation. Government figures show a continued fall in alcohol intake among young people, especially students, over the past decade.