Coffee Dates for One

Are you on your second cup of coffee yet? It’s Monday — forgive yourself. Sipping on an especially strong latte Monday morning is like sipping on a cup of sanity [throw in a croissant and life is good again]. Even better is a coffee date for one. I’ve started doing solo coffee stops as a means of regrouping and reenergizing. Something about the alone time — if even for only…. Read more

7 Reasons Mondays Don’t Suck

Sometimes, Mondays are rough. The early morning. The long workday. The realization freedom is a full five days away. Mondays can cause some serious blues. But you know what else Mondays can do? Caffeinate you. Detoxify you. Enlighten you. And make you feel like a normal, decent, purposeful human being who’s completely capable of being a responsible adult. Here are seven reasons Mondays don’t suck… 1. COFFEE. This is one day…. Read more

Mind Ready Monday: Own Your Outlook

Happy Monday, my  friends. I have a love/hate relationship with this day. I love knowing there’s a full week ahead (to kick butt at life, obviously). But I hate the inevitable post-weekend sluggishness. [Sigh]. Let’s make today all. about. YOU. Here’s a quote from author Danielle LaPorte, which reads, “Can you remember who you were, before the world told you who you should be?” There are times I’ve changed my outfit,…. Read more

To Loving Mondays

My parents have always told me Monday should be my favorite day of the week. Yes, Monday. I used to wonder if some office they once worked at offered donuts on Mondays. Turns out, it wasn’t the donuts. Quite simply, they think loving Mondays is a sign you love your work. It’s a method I once used to confirm I didn’t love college calculus. The point: You should love your…. Read more