Here are some clever ways to get over 'Janu-Worry' Blues

Here are some clever ways to get over 'Janu-Worry' Blues

January is a month that sometimes feels like it stretches on for an eternity. Read on to find out how you can save your money (and your sanity) this month. 

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As we all know, January is the longest month of the year. 

There are no public holidays, and no one has any money left over, so things just generally look bleak. 

The one good thing about this month is that you live in South Africa, the land of infinite possibilities and incredible Twitter memes. 

So, let's gather around and see which of these #JanuWorrySurvivalTips will help us get to 1 February, which is approximately three and a half months.

Here's how to make sure you have enough food for the month:

Maybe not having money for petrol is not such a bad thing after all:

If you are really struggling to stretch your Rand, try this:

If you want to make sure you really get your money's worth when it comes to toiletries and other household items, consider this:

If you are feeling brave, you could start a business:

And here's how to keep in contact with your loved ones during this difficult time:

If you still have no luck, you might have to turn to mind games:

Do you know of any other great ways to get through January in one piece?

Please share them below, and help a desperate fellow citizen. 

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