Office Space is my all-time favorite movie. I can practically quote the entire movie, start to finish. I have found myself in similar “Milton” situations where my working space was moved so frequently, I ended up on a folding table in a hallway. My husband’s response? To buy me a red stapler. (Funny, right? No? )
But one of my favorite characters is actually the secretary, who walks over to the protagonist. As he is being grumpy, she replies “looks like someone has a case of the Mondays.” This sentiment can be felt by so many working moms across the country. Yes of course we have bad Mondays. And Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays. The only day that tends to go OK happens to be Fridays.
Here’s how I tackle mornings, with a morning routine, so that I show up to work happy, healthy, and far from grumpy. (more…)