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Say Good Bye To Lazy Mondays!

ozakaran profile image 🆖 Karan Oza ・5 min read

Ohhh man!!! Why this weekend gone so fast?

"Well, weekends are never enough, not just for working people but for students as well. As you get up on Monday and the moment you think of going to office or school and college you start feeling lazy. Want to know why? then you are on right place. "

Weekend Gone

Common Reasons For Lazy Mondays

1. Daily routine

Daily routine

The main reason is our daily routine change suddenly that turns from super busy during the week to super lazy in weekends. Normally, we are wake up at 6-7 AM remains active all day by doing our work, going college or anything depends on every individual in short he/she is busy with there work and going to bed around 10–11 PM.

2. Sudden Change

Sleep all time

Finally!! Its weekend. But what you do actually on weekend… Sleep all day that's it. This disturbance disturbed the body cycle. Your body is tuned to a biological clock that continuously ping you to what to do. So If you don't listen to your body for 2 whole days it refuses to obey you on Monday and thus you feel Monday morning very inactive and work-shy.

3. Oversleeping

headache

Most often you always woken up with headache on Monday. Why? It's just because you have overslept . Many people during weekends, take lots of alcohol, especially red wine, watch lots of movies on TV for relaxation, use lots of other electronic equipment, including mobile phones and computers all of which have flickering lights that may trigger headache (Excessive use than normal). This, of course, is not to mention nights out, resulting in little weekend sleep and loud disco music which may disturbed your body life-cycle.

4. Monday Blues

monday again

According to a massive Gallup poll, 70 percent of people hate or, at best, are "completely disengaged" from their job. This contributes to what psychiatrists and career coaches call the "Monday Blues." Feelings of depression and anxiety can start on Sunday night, leading to an unproductive Monday. That might be why 37 percent of job applications are submitted on Tuesdays, more than any other day; you have another terrible Monday at a job you hate, and you're ready to get out of there.

Lets talk about Prevention and Cure to overcome this

1. Active Lifestyle

excercise

Of-course everyone wants to take rest on weekends but to take rest that doesn't mean turn your breakfast into lunch. You have to make a small lifestyle change and remain active during the weekend. Wake up an hour late and do some exercise that you miss doing during the week. You can definitely have your filling of weekend's rest but spread it out.

2. Sleep activity

sleep solves all problems

Avoid sleeping in on both Saturday and Sunday. I know this is a tough one. Yes, it's OK to do so just nab an extra hour from those two days and take shorter nap in the afternoon make your sleep cycle complete without any headache or disturbance. But sleeping in late on both Saturday and Sunday after staying out late both nights is a not good for health. Doing so can leads to adjustment back to your regular sleep schedule come Sunday night.

3. Take shower in the morning

take shower

Most of us have habit to woke up late in the morning on weekends and make your breakfast into lunch and sleep again or doing nothing by just laying down on bed. So knock knock the laziness is arrive. And after whole day pass away we going for bath late in the evening, eventually there is no point to take bath because 70% of day is already gone.

So to overcome this just do 1 thing, left all things beside and after complete your morning routine take shower first. After take shower whole day is yours, you can do what ever you want to do.

When that cold spray hits your body, there's a bit of shock. This shock increases:

  • Waking you up
  • Oxygen intake
  • Heart rate
  • Alertness

4. Chill Out

Chill out

Try to find out an activity that keeps your mood in the right tone and prepares your body for the day ahead. While planning for the dreaded Monday, make sure to keep some time aside to do something that you enjoy. The best time to do your hobbies, It can be anything from cooking, travelling , or even watching your all time favorite movies.

5. Stop thinking about it

Stop thinking

Every problem have one simple solution just stop thinking about it. The more you worry, the more it gets worse. Of course, not thinking about it won't make it go away, but it will certainly make you feel better. Ignore the whole concept of Monday Blues and go about your day like any other day of the week.

6. Do something nice for someone else

someone smlie

Instead of endlessly worrying about your long to-do list, think of ways you can make someone else's Monday better. By doing so, you'll distract from your own worries and feel better about yourself.

Here are a few ideas:

  • Get up early and make your partner a special breakfast.

  • Send your co-worker a "thank you" email over your lunch break.

  • Pay for a stranger's coffee on your way to the office.

  • Show appreciation, publicly. Praising someone on a blog, in front of coworkers, is a great way to make them feel better about themselves.

Weekdays V/s Weekends

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diet

commomn thought

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Conclusion

"Laziness isn't always a bad thing, and everyone deserves a slow day now and again. Figuring out how to stop being lazy may be as simple as changing the way you approach certain tasks and adopting healthier lifestyle. I am not a doctor or therapist, but in past I also go through similar things and I tried above prevention and I got results. So No More Monday Blues from Now."

References : boldsky, mentalfloss, news Indiaonline

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I needed to see something like this. Especially the part which said chill out. With all that has been going on all the uncertinity in the economy, our jobs and livelihood. Chilling out has been the hardest thing to do.

 

But it's very important too while having tight schedule.. just to refresh the mind and having fresh start of new week...
Btw thanks for the feedback 🤗🙏

 

The QUALITY of sleep over the amount of sleep you get is a more IMPORTANT FACTOR. Until recently I used to wake up feeling quite lazy. Didnt really want to do anything. Knew I had to get stuff done but couldnt quite bring myself to do it. Procrastinating. Turns out I had Sleepapnea. I spent so much of my night not breathing that I was exhausted. I had had it so long I thought I was just lazy. I now use a CPAP machine at night and finaly understand how people are able to get so much done.

 

Take your night sleep properly and do something which feels you better like your hobbies which I mentioned.🤗

And Get well soon mate... Such things are very common in our IT sector. So Take care of your self🤗

 

So WatchOS 7 has been a game changer for me in terms of sleep. It taps me awake gently at 6.30 every morning, then I might snooze it for 15 but I am out of deep sleep, it does it without waking my partner which is brilliant (fit bit woke us both up) it has given me more consistency in feeling awake, when I sleep in it literally takes me most of the day to wake up. Great article btw 😎

 

Thats good lee... early morning positive vibes are best...
and Thanks for the feedback and put your thought on this. :)

 

Am usually a night owl but thanks to your article, am going to work on changing the way, I spend my weekends and the rest of the free time I have on my hands so that I can capitalize on taking proper care of my body, getting enough sleep to boost my overall productivity.

Appreciate the time you put in to piece this article together.

 

Thank you so much for the valueable feedback 🤗🙏 and good luck 👍

 

Feelings of laziness are the product of goal setting, ambition, expectations and desire.

 

It happenes when you have lack of focus and decrease the productivity in work.
If you are focus with your goal better managed the time that will never feel you lazy.

 

You won't feel laziness if your goals are "preferences" rather than "shoulds".

 

Great I'm the one who hates Monday most..!! I'll surely gonna try this out.!🤘

 

Yes you should ritvik🤗 Thanks for the feedback 🤗

 

Nice article Karan. You have well explained how to make weekends into a more productive and healthy one. 👌🏻👌🏻👌🏻

 

Thank you so much for the feedback Ashwin🤗🙏

 

Well written Karan!!

 

Thank you so much MS🤗🙏

 

Great article Karan! I see this is a well researched article and I agreed to all the points (though didn't knew the term names) Thanks for sharing. Its a very useful and relatable one

 

Thank you so much for the valueable feedback shre🤗🙏