I Get To Get Back To Work

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Arlander S.'s Comment
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First day of the week, "Thank God it's Monday, I get to get back to work". It's usually the other way around. Yeah the first day of the week is a dread because the fun times of the weekend are over. That mentality permeates my life causing me to have a less than outgoing outlook on the work week. Over time the negative mindset not only causes dread but zaps the energy out of performing the task needed for driving. An example of my dreaded work week involves starting a long haul and having to drive long hrs. I know I can perform the duty, but I don't enjoy the process. What are somethings I can do to start enjoying my Monday drive shifts?

PackRat's Comment
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What's a weekend?

Delco Dave's Comment
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What's a weekend?

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I’ve owned a business for the last 12 years!!! Whats a day off????

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Marc Lee's Comment
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What's a weekend?

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I’ve owned a business for the last 12 years!!! Whats a day off????

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Delco Dave's Comment
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But Seriously, I always look at the work week as a race or game with Friday or Saturday the finish line/reward. Try not to look at Monday as the end of the fun time but Try to make it the start of the next race. Getting off to a good start makes the time fly by so focus on whatever makes your weekend your time and it will be in your lap before you know it!

Other thing that may help is think how lucky you are that every Monday is a different load going to who knows where else! Most peoples job are the exact same setting with the same co workers doing the same thing all day every day with zero variety

Anne A. (G13MomCat)'s Comment
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But Seriously, I always look at the work week as a race or game with Friday or Saturday the finish line/reward. Try not to look at Monday as the end of the fun time but Try to make it the start of the next race. Getting off to a good start makes the time fly by so focus on whatever makes your weekend your time and it will be in your lap before you know it!

Other thing that may help is think how lucky you are that every Monday is a different load going to who knows where else! Most peoples job are the exact same setting with the same co workers doing the same thing all day every day with zero variety

Very wise advice. As a trucker's wife, living vicariously the trucker's life, I always make sure the man gets the BEST meal, be it steak and eggs and cinnamon sugar toast, or whatnot, right before his departure...and the same with the end'of'week meal. He's MY hero, and it still hurts to see him leave. He does this for the betterment of the family.

Single folk can do it for themselves, as well. Treat yourself! You earn it.

I wish you the best; keep looking at 'the big picture' as O/S and G'Town and Brett always say.

Marc Lee's Comment
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But Seriously, I always look at the work week as a race or game with Friday or Saturday the finish line/reward. Try not to look at Monday as the end of the fun time but Try to make it the start of the next race. Getting off to a good start makes the time fly by so focus on whatever makes your weekend your time and it will be in your lap before you know it!

Other thing that may help is think how lucky you are that every Monday is a different load going to who knows where else! Most peoples job are the exact same setting with the same co workers doing the same thing all day every day with zero variety

Great Stuff Delco Dave!

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Arlander S.'s Comment
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What's a weekend?

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I’ve owned a business for the last 12 years!!! Whats a day off????

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You know thats the goal, but Im still just a company man.

Arlander S.'s Comment
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But Seriously, I always look at the work week as a race or game with Friday or Saturday the finish line/reward. Try not to look at Monday as the end of the fun time but Try to make it the start of the next race. Getting off to a good start makes the time fly by so focus on whatever makes your weekend your time and it will be in your lap before you know it!

Other thing that may help is think how lucky you are that every Monday is a different load going to who knows where else! Most peoples job are the exact same setting with the same co workers doing the same thing all day every day with zero variety

Thanks for the advice. Will try to plan on making Monday like the adventure it is!!!😉😉😉

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