There's a line in Haruki Murakami's sprawling novel, , that encapsulates the subtle dread many people feel as the weekend wraps up: "Time flows in strange ways on Sundays," he writes, "and sights become mysteriously distorted." From worry to being overwhelmed to straight-up sadness, these "distortions" are more commonly known as the "Sunday scaries."
The Sunday are a form of “anticipatory anxiety,” that's why concerns might creep in as you consider the upcoming week.
Worrying about future events is human nature. But prolonged anxiety can lead to chronic stress, which increases your risk of health problems, including depression, heart disease, digestive problems, sleep issues, and more.
When I started working on Catalysr in 2016, I was extremely unproductive, checking Facebook every 10 minutes. But overtime I became obsessed on how leaders get things done. I worked on improving myself, from reading and listening to podcasts, to getting some fantastic mentorship from my co-founder Jake Muller and others, and finally applying it to develop my own regime over the last 3 years.