I enjoy writing! That's the first thing I look up to when I get up in the morning, and believe me, I can't go a weekend without scribbling anything. So, it goes without saying that I enjoy my work. And Mondays have little or no effect on me. However, this is not the case for everyone. Many of you dread Mondays, no matter how much you enjoy your job.
Why not? No one wants the good times to end when they finally get a moment to relax, socialise, and spend some "me-time" on the weekends. But, no matter how much you despise Mondays, the week must continue, and they will inevitably appear. The Monday blues will set in, but there is one thing that will help you overcome them. Yes, you guessed it, I'm talking about the infamous Monday blues quotes, captions and thoughts that circulate every Monday on WhatsApp's "Work Group - Gossip" friends-group conversations.
Everything makes you feel better about dealing with the first work day after a long break, from tips and tricks for beating Monday blues to hilarious quotations to crack you up. Are you looking for a collection of clever short quotes to send to your coworkers to help them get through the day? We've chosen the best of the bunch for you!
22 Quotes on Monday Morning Blues That Will Make You Say - Yeah, That’s Me!
- “Monday is the yardstick against which all that is unpleasant is measured.” ― Lou Brutus
- “So. Monday. We meet again. We will never be friends—but maybe we can move past our mutual enmity toward a more-positive partnership.” ― Julio-Alexi Genao
- “This is proof that Monday wants me dead...Wednesday wouldn't do this to me. It's laid back. Friday actually likes me! But Monday is a bitter, backstabbing treacherous day." - Thradly the Goblin.” ― Arthur Daigle, Goblin Stories
- “Most people hate Mondays because most people do not know the incredible beauty of simply existing on any day whatsoever!” ― Mehmet Murat ildan
- “When it's only Monday and my bestie is already having a horrible week, I start hunting for memes to send him so that in amongst all the pain and misery he can get really annoyed that his whatsapp is going every two minutes with pointless pictures taking up all of the space on his phone.” ― C.S. Woolley
- “Perhaps one day we can all be genetically altered to think of Mondays as backwards Fridays?” ― Neil Leckman
- “There are many Mondays to go before I die. I may as well look forward to them.” ― Trevor Carss
- “Mondays are like the first day in school — you have everything but confidence.” ― Nkwachukwu Ogbuagu
- “What do sharks do on Monday mornings? They get up and start biting. That's me.” ― Gemma Collins
- “Monday is great for becoming too busy to die.” ― Roy Station, Trust Me.
- “In my life long study of human beings, I have found that no matter how hard they try, they have found no way yet to prevent the arrival of Monday morning. And they do try, of course, but Monday always comes, and all the drones have to scuttle back to their dreary workday lives of meaningless toil and suffering.” ― Jeff Lindsay, Dexter in the Dark
- “I’ve always hated Mondays, the whole lot of them. Too much whiplash, snapping the tired masses to attention. God’s way, perhaps, of reminding us that we are not masters of our fate, no matter how deluded we became during the weekend respite.” ― Jonathan Hull, Losing Julia
- “Life is like Friday on a soap opera. It gives you the illusion that everything is going to wrap up, and then the same old shit starts up on Monday.” ― Stephen King, Duma Key
- “If each day is a gift, I’d like to know where to return Mondays!” ― John Wagner
- “Like the song says, rainy days and Mondays always get ya down.” ― Haruki Murakami, Pinball, 1973
- “If I could, I’d give up Mondays to have her love again. Actually, forget her love, I’d give up Mondays for free.” ― Jarod Kintz, Love quotes for the ages. And the ageless sages.
- “There is nothing more dreadful than having to go walking on one’s own on Monday.” – Thomas Bernhard
- “Monday is great if I can spend it in bed. I’m a man of simple pleasures.” – Arthur Darvill
- “Employers are at their happiest on Mondays. Employees are at their happiest on Fridays.” ― Mokokoma Mokhonoana
- “Monday is an awful way to spend 1/7 of your life.” ― Steven Wright
- “Sunday just came down like a nine-pound hammer … it was tainted with the closing-in feeling of the loss of freedom. Because after the sun went down, it came back up on Monday morning. And you had to go to work for five more days. And it sucked.” ― Larry Brown, A Miracle of Catfish
- “Monday isn’t that bad to be honest, What makes it bad is living in it.” ― Day
- “The awfulness of Monday mornings is the world’s greatest common denominator. To the millionaire and the coolie it is the same, because there can be nothing worse.” ― Kenneth Fearing, The Big Clock
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1. What Are Monday Blues?
After a weekend, the negative feelings and dread you feel on a Monday when you have to go back to your work are called Monday blues. Usually, it starts wearing off eventually as the days go by and the weekend keeps nearing.
2. Why Are Mondays Depressing?
Every Monday, you wake up and go back to the same old monotonous routine that you take a break from on the weekends. Following the same cycle for years without any changes can make you feel depressed at the beginning of a week.
3. How Do I Motivate Myself on Mondays? How To Beat Monday Blues?
Do not work over the weekend and rest well. On Mondays, keep your to-do list as light as possible and make a plan for yourself after work. You will be looking forward to that plan. That should be enough motivation to help you push through the day. This is the best way to beat Monday blues.