Posts tagged: On the job

4 ways to conquer the Sunday Scaries


In a perfect world, a typical Sunday would be relaxing and refreshing — a true leisure day. But for many of us, the end of the weekend brings a sense of dread, often referred to as the Sunday Scaries.

The terrible snowball effect of Sunday Scaries may feel familiar: Nagging thoughts about work may creep in as soon as you wake up or even sneak up slowly, perhaps during a lovely brunch with friends. If left unchecked, you might head into Monday with high anxiety that can leave you feeling exhausted and depleted right out of the gate, sapping you of motivation to conquer the week ahead.

If you’ve ever had a case of the Sunday Scaries, it’s important to know you’re not alone. Over 76 percent of people battle with  “really bad” Sunday night blues. But you don’t have to keep settling for that pit-in-your-stomach
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5 steps to bounce back from a bad day


A bad day starts when you spill coffee everywhere on your way to work. Then you space out about the important tasks you had to get done. The icing on the cake? Your boss cancels a presentation you spent all yesterday preparing for. Bottom line: Today sucked.

Even if you love your job, an occasional bad day is par for the course. It can be hard to shake grouchiness when you wake up on the wrong side of the bed, are annoyed by at work, or distracted by world events or relationship drama.

The secret to recovering from a bad day is learning how to move forward despite it. How you respond can mean the difference between a quick recovery and a full-blown funk.

Here are 5 steps to help get you back on track so you can come back stronger tomorrow:

The only constant is change.

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