Raise your hand if you hate Monday. Now, keep it raised if you feel stressed at the start of (almost) every week. We don’t blame you. Weekends are supposed to leave you feeling relaxed, yet within five minutes of arriving on Monday morning, you already feel the stress piling back up.

The struggle is real, but sometimes all it takes is a little inspiration and a few positive quotes to get you prepared for the week ahead. We’ve grabbed 23 of our favorite tweets—from people just like you—to help you survive the Monday blues. So, take a few minutes and read these motivational messages before delving into your work or trying to make it through your overflowing inbox.

Bonus: Listen to our playlist at the same time!


























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