Welcome To A New Week!

I love Mondays. I’m probably seen as an anomaly because I love the feeling of a new start, especially a new week! I’m also a morning person which positively affects the way I start a new week – with enthusiasm!

If you’re not someone who enjoys a Monday morning, I can help you change that joyfully! LOL. If you want to try….

I get up a little earlier on Mondays so I have some ‘me time’ before the stressors of the day begin. I carve out that quiet time in order to set my intentions for the day ahead. I do a little meditation, some spiritual work and read some uplifting pages while I sip my coffee. Working from home gives me the advantage to be able to schedule this quiet time before my day begins which I love!

I check my schedule for the week and note when I have meetings. Then I write my list for the week ahead. I set my intentions – what I need to accomplish, and what I’d like to get to get done. I use notebooks for that because I like to write it down. I usually write it down instead of using technology because there’s something extraordinary that happens to me when I write in handwriting which I can’t really explain. Perhaps it’s the feeling of pen to paper?

I also take small breaks during the day to reset. I will just take a walk outside for a few minutes in order to feel the power of nature. Granted lately it’s been extremely cold here, but I bundle up and step out anyway. I look to the sky and feel the ground under my feet. Sometimes I’ve been known to open my arms and say a small prayer of gratitude and openness to whatever comes my way.

This works for me and I’ve adapted and changed it over time to suit me. Do you have a morning routine that works for you? Please share!

Published by Joyful Change With Yvonne

Joyful Change is embracing the journey to health and wellness of mind, body and spirit. Sometimes we need a little hand holding and support as we process life school. I am here to help you as a Companion and Mentor.

4 thoughts on “Welcome To A New Week!

  1. Thank you for this beautiful article, Yvonne. I like how you take your time in the morning for self-care. I usually do meditation in the evening during weekdays and in the morning during weekends. This is only because I like to finish work earlier. However, when the weather is nice I spend my breaks outside. I feel like I am recovering when I step outside the working space :))


    1. I feel the same way! I am sorry for answering so late, but your comment was stuck in my pending box and I didn’t see it until today! I wasn’t ignoring you. I just didn’t know there was a place for pending comments!
      There’s something magical about being outside in nature, even if only for a few minutes. I’m so glad we feel the same way! Have a great day!


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