“On Mondays, I feel like a kid dreading school. I want to hide under my covers and go back to sleep.” Jay said.
Jay is a 33 year old business manager at a small company in East Lyme, Connecticut. He’s felt this way for a long time.
Not only do I sympathize, I empathize, having felt the same way for three years of private practice in big law firms. When I made my transition to education-entrepreneur, I moved from having anxiety on Monday mornings to a mixture of excitement-anxiety. I still had nervous energy because I was the sole provider of 5 and, of course, worried about failing. But I also had excitement. And, as I’ve learned, nervousness is just energy that if redirected becomes excitement.
When I shifted my personal practice to doing more career counseling (I still am the CEO of The Learning Consultants. I mostly have excitement on Monday mornings. I look at my calendar and review who I will see each day with positive energy. You deserve the same.