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NOW Staff Question – How do you deal with gogatsu byou?

When Golden Week is over, a symptom called gogatsu byou – or May blues – often occurs to Japanese people. Don’t worry, it’s nothing serious (or even medical for that matter!) – just a bout of sadness or disappointment after returning from holidays to a regular routine. So as we reach the end of Golden Week, we though we’d share with you our personal tips for dealing with gogatsu byou!

This month’s question: How do you deal with gogatsu byou (May blues)?

Nick Szasz サーズ・ニック
Enjoy the outdoors before the rainy season starts!

General Manager
Emiko Szasz サーズ 恵美子
Meet lovely people!!

Media Team
Ellery Herbert エレリ・ハーバート
Celebrate my birthday!

Media Team
Ruri Hirashima 平嶋 瑠璃
Go shopping♬

Media Team
Kasumi Wada 和田 佳寿巳
Go for a drive!

Stay tuned for more from our staff on the Fukuoka Now blog!

P.s. How do you deal with gogatsu byou (May blues)? Leave your answer in the comments section below!

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Published: May 4, 2012 / Last Updated: Apr 1, 2016

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