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Self-care can be on the front line on Mondays, with meditation, yoga, journaling and hot baths being the norm. Even a special coffee or a short walk in the park for fresh air can liven up your day.
If your mental health is seriously deteriorating at the start of the week, you need to examine your current role and find out how to make your work more meaningful and enjoyable.
Burnout at work can be checked by talking to a career counsellor or a therapist.
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Various studies have documented the Monday Blues, which essentially is an imposition on the working person, a loss of freedom coupled with the arrival of work-related stress. Mondays are psychologically hard because we dread to ‘fall in line’ even if we don’t want to.
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Hating Monday is practically an international pastime. There’s a bit of a collective conscience that Mondays suck.
Social media also perpetuates the idea that Mondays are a drag. Over time, we internalize this narrative, and we miscalculate the negative effects of a new week.
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