Sunday Night Anxiety – Banish it and Enjoy Your Weekend

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If you have ever felt a sense of dread as the weekend draws to a close, you’ve experienced the Sunday Scaries. Feeling Sunday night anxiety is a common reaction to the looming work week. However, those nagging thoughts about work or school can rob you of your weekend and leave you feeling drained before Monday even rolls around. If you’re looking for ways to fight off the Sunday Scaries and enjoy a relaxing weekend, check out this list of helpful resources, courtesy of Slowist.

Start Your Weekend Productively

Instead of leaving your chores and errands for Sunday evening, get your weekend to-do list out of the way as soon as possible.

Do Something Fun

Scheduling fun activities for Sunday can help keep your mind off work and give you something to look forward to.

Set Yourself Up for Success

Consider a few ways to make your work week less stressful and your workspace more comfortable. 

Don’t let the Sunday Scaries interfere with your weekend! When you clock out on Friday, you deserve to enjoy a calming and rejuvenating respite from work. Do something productive, get out of the house, and practice self-care to banish those stomach knots and free your mind so you can fully relax during your time off.

Slowist is a blogging collective interested in all things ‘Slow’. Here, you will find articles written by a range of authors each with interests that help rest the mind, whether that be in developing skills requiring focus, techniques in mindfulness & relaxation, or diverting thought through reflection in literature or art in general. If you are interested in becoming a contributing author, please use the contact form to start the conversation.

Eleanor Wyatt is a workplace wellness expert and writer. She created Remote Work Wellness to provide advice to the growing remote workforce. She thinks it’s essential that people who work remotely be proactive about their health, and that’s what her site is all about. The resources she provides on her site are carefully curated from reputable sources and personal experiences to help people who work remotely care for their bodies and minds.