Recover from your Lazy Weekend

So it’s Sunday night and I just had one of those weekends… Surely you know the kind of weekend I’m talking about – the well-intentioned one that promised productivity, but instead led to a whole lot of Netflix and one too many hours of sleep (or in my case, 6 too many hours). The one where I found myself saying “what midterm on Tuesday?” too many times. So here I am wishing for a weekend do-over.

But obviously that’s not a possibility. And as much as Monday is going to kick my butt for my own lack of productivity (I refuse to call myself ‘lazy’), I’m using my slow-paced, low-key weekend to motivate me to kick it into high gear for the rest of the week (reading week is just around the corner, after all). So if you’re like me and this weekend just sort of, got away from you, check out my tips for recovering from your lazy weekend.

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What I’ve Learnt from Failing

The past few weeks have got me thinking that man, social  media can be deceiving. If you’re like me you tend to post a Facebook status or Instagram picture when something positive happens… but if something negative happens, if I’m not tweeting a motivational quote, than I’m not posting anything at all. Obviously most people are more private when it comes to sharing negative experiences, but at the same time I think it’s important to remember your failings – because they’re  a big contributor to the person you are today. So although I’ve experienced a great amount of success thus far, I didn’t get to where I am today without pushing through the negative. Here’s what I’ve learnt…

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Monday Motivation: My Daily Affirmation Statement

I’ll be the first to say it –  Mondays are rough.  Especially when you have to wake up at 6 am to prepare for the storm of assignments, meetings, and everything in between that is coming your way, today and throughout the week. Today is absolutely one of those days for me, and I have to admit that I sometimes find myself wondering what all the stress is really for. I mean, wouldn’t it be easier to buy a ticket to California and work at Hooters for the rest of your life? I’m sure it would be. That’s why I am so in love with today’s Monday Must Have post by my good friend Nina Cammalleri. Continue reading