Why I Love Mondays Again
It’s a new day, it’s a new week, it’s a new season.
I’ve always loved fresh starts, but I have to admit that Mondays were hard at my former job. My Monday blues already started on Sunday afternoon. Getting upset and sort of dreading the week ahead because of how much I just didn’t like working there. But I’m definitely back to loving Mondays. Just loving waking up in general.
I’ve always been a morning person, but lately I’ve loved even more getting up at 6AM, working out or jumping straight into the shower, and then starting work ASAP. I have my morning coffee while I get through e-mails and whatever happened on social media overnight. I’m the most effective in those hours up until noon, so I try to do as much as possible before noon and then I run errands or go for meetings in the afternoon. But I wasn’t like that always. It’s not many years since I was still in university, so working was more spread out in between classes, but since getting my degree I have worked fulltime at two different companies. And it’s been a great learning experience. But what I also learned is that I get bored from sitting at the same desk every day. I get bored of routines. I want my job to be about many different things. Writing, photography, assistant work, marketing strategies, leadership analysis. I’m interested in so many different areas.
It has definitely been good for me to take this year and figure out what exactly I want. I’m not quite there yet, but I’ve been very happy freelancing for many different types of people, doing many different kinds of jobs. I love doing a good job, and I love the idea of having a cool director position in a well-known firm, but I’m just not happy doing it. At least not at this point in my life. And I think it’s important to think about that too. So here’s to Mondays, to being happy with work, and to stick up for yourself.