Understandably, the weekend is a time when many workers focus on relaxation, family and fun. And there's nothing at all wrong with that, but you can also think bigger. Instead of simply using the weekend for leisure time, there are things you can do ahead of time to help your next work week go more smoothly.
Unfortunately, we rarely appreciate the power habits can have in transforming our lives. Whether you're new to habit-building or you're an old hand, give these five weekend habits a try in order to set yourself up for a successful work week.
1. Get enough sleep.
Many times, we throw away our typical schedules on weekends - telling ourselves that staying out late or getting less sleep is "no problem" since it's the weekend. But this habit sets you up for failure by making it hard to get up on schedule on Monday morning.