Tuesday, October 27, 2015

THE MIDWEEK BLUES

FIGHTING THE MIDWEEK BLUES? 

Whenever midweek comes around my urge to fight the forces of stress is at its best. Hence my preference to stay and live in present-moment works most of the time, however there are the bluemoon-moments of inabilities that can rob me of "the moment", for whatever reason they may be, I immediately jump from vine-to-vine, like Tarzan, to my plan-B. Plan-B sits right on my desk as an emergency measure.

How I fight the midweek blues: Plan B

 #1: Keeping a picture of "my favourite place" on my work-desk serves two purposes; as a form of  inspiration, and a visual relaxation technique.

#2: Reminding myself that there is "my favourite place" serves a greater purpose. That place is there waiting for me whenever I need to call upon it. Next, I write a list of things I like to do at "my favourite place". This keeps me motivated to get through the day, so when the time comes to embed into my favourite place, it will be so great!

My list of things I like to do in "my favourite place":
  • read a book or a magazine
  • wear a nice outfit
  • drink a cup of coffee
  • catch up with my favourite YouTube-videos etc.
  • Paint my nails
I hope you enjoyed my ideas of how to fight the midweek blues.



Wishing I could be in my favourite place right now. 



Reading a book or magazine, or catching up with my favourite YouTube videos.


Wearing a comfortable and nice outfit.




Doing my nails and catching up on social media.




Admire my bunny rabbit :)



Sipping on my hazelnut coffee latte.



114 comments:

  1. Great post dear!

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  2. Great tips for getting through the week, lady!

    -Ashley
    Le Stylo Rouge

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    1. Thank you dear.:)...yup I am trying!

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  3. These are great tips; thank you!
    Leigh
    www.leighscupoftea.blogspot.com

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  4. Love the tips! Hazelnut latte? Yuum
    Dora www.bangsbang.com

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    1. Thank you Dora. I love the taste of hazelnut syrup in my coffee. :)

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  5. Great tips, I love to read, it definetly relaxes me and takes my mind off stress. Also going for a walk helps too.
    Nora
    www.jacketsociety.com

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    1. Thank you Nora. Yes, walking is my favourite activity. :)

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  6. AAA this is so nice to read, love the photos thanks for sharing:) Do you want to support each other's blog by following each other?:) Please let me know if you do so I can follow you right back x

    xox,
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  7. great post

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  8. yesssss needed this thanks. pouring myself that cup of coffee now
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  9. i love the way you edit your pictures , what editor do you use?

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    1. Thank you dear. I use a regular editor that comes usually with the purchase of a computer when you open the pictures. Michele xx

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  10. Love your blog!
    Itziar
    http://www.etlittlethings.com/

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    1. Thank you so much Cielo. :) Michele xx

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  12. Beautiful photo, love coffee
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  13. lovely pics

    http://carrieslifestyle.com
    Posts online about Amalfi, Rio, Amsterdam...

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  14. Ohhhhh im picturing myself on a tropical island sipping coconut lol
    Love this post dear

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    1. Thanks dear. That is a great one. Hope you get to visit there often.:)

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  15. i love taking photos too!
    lovely blog, follow for follow?

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  16. Very useful tips! Your hazelnut coffee latte looks so tasty!

    Danielle
    www.spring2spring.com

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  17. Your blog is so cute. Would you like to follow each other?
    Follow me and I follow you :)
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    1. Thank you dear. I am already following you. It would mean a great deal if you followed me too. Michele xx

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  18. Cute pillow :)
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  19. I never have midweek blues, but these are nice tips. Thanks for sharing.
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    1. You are lucky to be able to stay balanced. :) Thanks a lot for the follow. I am following now.

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    1. Thank you dear, glad you like them. :)

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  21. Great post dear! I love it,it makes me feel so cozy and warmed up :)

    I'm following you on Google + and GFC :)

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    1. Thank you so much. :) Have a great weekend!

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  22. Oh I loved thse tips, Michele, what a fantastic idea. And that bunny rabbit is just too cute. Made me smile here.
    hugs
    Lenya
    FashionDreams&Lifestyle

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    1. Thank you dear Lenya. :) Have a great weekend.

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  23. Hello!
    Congratulations on the blog, it is beautiful, with great tips .
    I am following , you could go back?
    Kisses from Brazil!
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  24. keeping it cozy with that latte! love it! :D

    Have a great day!
    Animated Confessions

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  25. Very inspiring! Great ideas to get us through the day. Thanks for the sweet comment on my blog!

    Http://Leftbankgirl.blogspot.com

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    1. Thank you very much. Have a great weekend. :D

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  26. That's a great idea about keeping a photo on your desk!

    Raindrops of Sapphire

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    1. Thank you Lorna. Have a great weekend. :)

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  27. I love that yellow mug, it's the first thing that caught my eye! Great pictures. xx

    Ashleigh | www.quintessentiallyme.co.uk

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    1. Thank you Ashleigh, I love my yellow mug. :) Have a great weekend.

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  28. Relaxing, coffee drinking and nails painting will be in my To Do list for tomorrow!

    Tanya
    www.StripesNVibes.com
    BlogLovin

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    1. Thanks Tanya, some of life's simple pleasures. :)

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  29. Great post :)

    grlfashion.blogspot.com

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    1. Thanks a lot dear. :) Have a great weekend.

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  30. I really like this post, you've got some wonderful tips.
    What I like to do is listen to music or go for a walk outside.

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    1. Thank you for reading my post. I love walking and listening to music as well. :)

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  31. loved reading your tips here so much you are so inspiring :) http://www.bauchlefashion.com

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  32. Love this post!!! So cute!! happy weekend!
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    1. Thank you dear. Have a great weekend as well. :)

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    If you want, than follow me, and let me know in comments, so I can follow you back with pleasure.

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  36. Listening to music or yoga is the best, always makes me happy (:
    Nati xx
    www.simplyartdicted.com

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    1. How great when we find thing that make us happy. :)Thank you dear Nati for reading my post.

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  37. Hello from Spain: your tips are fabulous. I share moments of reading. Great photos. Keep in touch

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  38. visualizing our favourite place can really help us relax. Lovely pics...I like your tips. Doing my nail relaxes me too. Have a nice day!
    p.s. your rabbit pillow is adorable!

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  39. Thank you for visiting my blog.
    I follow you now on GFC #54 and on Google+, as I said.

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  40. always write very interesting post , it is a pleasure to visit you!!!kiss!!

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    1. Thank you Carolina, I really appreciate you kind comment. Michele xx

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  41. this works for the holiday hangover blues too. thanks for these tips



    Jessica | notjessfashion.com

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    1. Thank you dear. Yes it would for sure!! :)

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  42. I love the post dear! You have a wonderful blog:)
    What about following each other on Instagram, Bloglovin, Twitter?..

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    1. Thank you so much. Yes, lets follow each other. I was already following you on g+ and bloglovin. Just added you to gfc #824 and twitter. Have a great week.

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  43. Great tips - thanks for sharing :)

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    1. Thank you so much. Have a great week!

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  45. Great tips here. I am thinking about using them now and it's only Monday lol. Have a great week Michele. Gemma xx
    www.jacquardflower.uk

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    1. Haha, yea I know what you mean.:)Have a great week!

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  46. the bunny pillow is so cute! and having a good cappuccino is a great pastime of mine! love it!

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  47. Nice tips!!!

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  48. These are all perfect mood lifters!
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  49. Sometimes when I can't work anymore and just want to run home, but still have half of the day to finish I'm also thinking of my happy place and what I'll do there) It always makes me smile!

    Tanya
    www.StripesNVibes.com
    BlogLovin

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    1. Thank you Tanya. Yes, a happy place certainly can lift our moods. :)

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  50. Great chill photos :)

    http://simplethingsbiginspirations.blogspot.com

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  51. Really comfy pace ^^
    Amazing cup of coffe, looks delicious
    xoxo

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  52. great tips!♥ It's so important to have a nice cozy place to relax.:) lovely pictures!


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  53. Great tips and lovely retro influences! :) http://www.bauchlefashion.com

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