The Ultimate Monday Morning Pep Talk

Mondayitis: a feeling of weariness, sadness, apathy and general distress that many of us feel when starting the Monday morning working week.”

For me, Mondayitis actually kicks in on Sunday arvo, whispering in my ear, telling me to go fuck myself

So how to avoid the emotional perils of a Monday morning? Besides moving to the Netherlands (where they average a 29-hour work week)


I give myself a Jordan Belfort style (Wolf of Wall Street) pep talk – on all the things that don’t suck about Monday’s and when that ‘Woe is me, I hate Monday’ track starts to echo again, throughout my subconscious, I replay my pep talk some more and chug back a double shot coffee.

Because, lets face it, that’s pretty much your only option. We can’t all be like Leo and neck Quaaludes, Adderral and cocaine to get us by.


Focus on what doesn’t suck today and cram more of the little ‘FCK YEAH!’ moments into your day. After all, only you control how many of them you cram into your day – or don’t.

I know, it’s hard, so I’ll start you off with a couple things that don’t completely suck about Monday’s:


That’s all I got. God’s speed.


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