It’s Sunday evening.
The weekend is coming to an end, so your attention starts to turn to Monday morning and the (gulp) monumental to-do list that will greet you.
Your mood begins to change, and a feeling of anxiety, even dread, starts to wash over you.
You’ve got a case of the Sunday Night Blues. (Yep, it’s a real thing. There’s even a full-fledged Wikipedia entry dedicated to it).
I want to help my clients avoid the SNB’s, so I examined what our typical Monday mornings are comprised of. One of the tasks I do for pretty much every client (as well as myself) is send out their weekly to-do list.
While this is an effective and well-established practice, I realized the anticipation of a new, seemingly endless, list of tasks would be sitting in their in-box was a big contributor to those Sunday Night Blues.
So I asked myself: if a looming list of to-do’s causes feelings of dread and helplessness, what would evoke the opposite? Why not flip the switch? Continue reading “A Cure for the Sunday Night Blues”