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Losing the sense of freedom

Monday follows after two days of freedom and enjoyment. Even busy weekends have plenty of moments to relax.

People find it psychologically challenging to switch back into obligations and routines that they have little say over. It may feel like a loss of independence and control.

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People’s moods are commonly at their lowest on Mondays. The main reason is that we cram as much as possible into a weekend.

People often dislike Mondays if they didn't prepare for the start of the week emotionally and logistically.

Disliking your job or finding it very stressful can cause you to dread Mondays.

Someone who sees their weekend experience as the only source of happiness will feel like Monday is the end of their life.

Mondays involve transitions where you have to face the unknown. You may be anticipating the stressors it may bring, such as anxiety about all the work on your plate, or social anxiety.

People who spend almost all of their time working may experience negative feelings on Monday. It is the mind and body telling them to slow down or take a break.

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