“So glad it’s Friday!”
How many times have we heard — and said — those words at the end of a long work week?
As a society, we tend to treat the weekend as a time to let loose and pursue what brings us joy. After all, those two days provide us with personal time and space away from many of our regular responsibilities — a break that is instrumental in alleviating stress and burnout.
There’s nothing wrong with splurging a little bit on the weekend. But falling too far outside of your normal routine, even for just a day or two, can create added stress at the beginning of the week.
Here are some things you can do to help alleviate end-of-weekend stress and transition smoothly into the coming week.