Managing Manic Monday Moods


monday_morningToday is Monday, the dreaded day full of crap, the awful great day I am about to puke at start loving. I hate love to wake up in the morning on Mondays, knowing there is going to be chaos and stress a fun and challenging day week at work. I am going to show you how you will start looking forward for Monday morning.

  1. Get in early so you have some time to think before the day starts, 30 minutes early will do the trick. Plan your week, and set a goal! Day by day and a goal for the week. Keep track and celebrate with a snack if you reach some of the goals
  2. Smile to everyone you meet, say hello and good morning with an over the top enthusiastic voice, getting other people to smile.
  3. Turn on the coffee machine and make coffee for the slobs that sleeps longer than you do
  4. Create a “ten things I will do during this week” list.
  5. If you have long time to plan, get lots of kids that will ruin your weekends.
  6. Find a few things you want to do on Monday, and finish before you can take lunch.
  7. Wear a super hero costume, or at least talk someone else into wearing one on Monday for your amusement.
  8. Create a Monday competition with a co-worker, most completed tasks or whatever suits you.
  9. Sneak in on Sunday and do all your Monday chores, and then go around and waste the entire Monday on practical jokes.
  10. Make sure you appreciate a co-worker, have a mission to make someone else’s day fabulous.
  11. Bring cake/candy/snack/beverages to work – share if that makes you happy.
  12. Plan something you really like to do for Monday evening, so you can look forward to it during Monday.
  13. Save a fun task that is not urgent for Mondays.
  14. Bring a camera and take pictures of the other tired faces, print them and put them on the wall.

Have a happy Monday, and make sure you find your way back to my blog by Friday Coffee break Fun.

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2 Comments on "Managing Manic Monday Moods"

  1. Frode Heimen | April 23, 2009 at 4:05 pm |

    Hi, and thanks for dropping by, and for the kind words. A ten things list is a very powerful tool to reach goals. Keep on reading.

  2. Wow, this post is really great help in managing manic monday moods particularly ‘Create a “ten things I will do during this week” list. ‘ I also think that this post will be good in writing my own personal development plan. After all, everyone needs improvement once in a while. 🙂

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