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30 Uplifting Quotes for Those Post-Vacation Blues

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You can’t think of anything but that cocktail you had yesterday on the beach. The pile of work tasks on your desk and makes you feel miserable. Moodiness is in full swing. You don’t feel like doing anything but scrolling through old Instagram photos from the beach. When you left your apartment this morning, your suitcase was there. Half-unpacked and still with an airport tag on it. No matter the destination of choice , getting over post-vacation blues is always extremely difficult. How do you drag yourself out of the blissful mindlessness into the work routines? Let’s make the transition smoother. These 30 uplifting quotes for work will make you feel more enthusiastic and help to channel your  energy into new achievements.

  1. Every day is a fresh start – Dagny Scott Barrios

This quote couldn’t be more right for  your first day back to work. You should feel uplifted and energetic after taking a break. Make the most of your alert mind – it’s the perfect time to take a new look at your old work projects.

  1. What you do today can improve all of your tomorrows – Ralph Marston

Hate your job today? Think of  the one thing you hate about it the most and come up with an idea how you can change it.

  1. You can’t have a good day with a bad attitude, and you can’t have a bad day with a good attitude – Mildred Davy

If you can’t change something, be wise enough to change your attitude.

  1. Don’t count the days, make the days count – Muhammad Ali

The foolproof way to make this day end is to get busy. Do something. Could your clients’ database use a brush-up?

  1. It’s OK to not be OK – Ed Sheeran

It’s normal to have your ups and downs. Embrace your blues for a while, if you feel like it. Let go when you’re ready.

  1. Be the reason someone smiles today – Lori Deschene

You’re loaded with positive emotions from your vacation. Share them! Your good vibe can go a long way in the office. Inspire people and they will move you forward.

  1. Laziness fuels more laziness. Activity fuels more activity – Unknown

Stop being lazy and go for a walk. Choose one job task to think about while you’re out.

  1. There’s never enough time to do all the nothing you want – Bill Watterson

Just remember you just managed to squeeze in some nothing during your vacation. Good job!

  1. Don’t wait until you reach your goal to be proud of yourself. Be proud of each step you take toward reaching that goal – Unknown

Today, take one step and be proud of it. No, checking your empty inbox doesn’t count.

  1. Nothing will work unless you do – Maya Angelou

An hour spent whining feels like forever. An hour spent working feels like half an hour. It’s your best life-hack to kill time efficiently.

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  1. If you can’t stop thinking about it, don’t stop working for it – Michael Jordan

Set your next dream destination and define the amount of money you’ll be saving for it weekly. Now go out there and earn that money.

  1. Look for something positive in each day, even if some days you have to look a little harder – Unknown

Catch up with your best work buddy or enjoy your favorite latte from nearby coffee shop. Or perhaps you can enjoy both.

  1. You don’t have to go fast… You just have to go -T. Harv Eker

Take baby-steps towards productivity. Setting a to-do-list can be a great start.

  1. Set a goal that makes you jump out of bed in the morning – Unknown

What would be the greatest thing you can accomplish with your work? Think big, then go for it.

  1. Don’t cry because it’s over. Smile because it’s happened! – Dr. Seuss

The wisest words to live by. Be grateful for all the good things in your life.

  1. Put your hair up in a bun, drink some coffee and handle it – New Girl

It’s okay, you will make it through the day. You always do. Do what boosts your confidence, and push harder.

  1. Discipline is doing what you really don’t want to do so you can do what you really want to do – Jeff Fisher

Today is your unique chance to show everyone your best disciplined post-vacation self. You’re tanned, you’re sharp, and you’re full of energy. Be proactive and make the most of it!

  1. Your goals don’t care how you feel – Unknown

Recall your biggest life goals and work towards them today. Instead of procrastinating, do something small that will take you closer to where you want to be. Even a simple phone call you delayed forever can do a big difference.

  1. The most effective way to do it, is to do it – Amelia Earhart

Take a deep breath, sip some tea. Break your task down and take the first bite.

  1. Anyone can do something when they want to do it. Really successful people do things when they don’t want to do it – Dr. Phil McGraw

It does feel good to leave the workplace knowing you did your best today. Roll up your sleeves and get on it!

  1. Adventure is worthwhile in itself – Amelia Earhart

You just had one, and there are more to come! Isn’t it something to be happy about?

  1. Don’t be busy, be productive – Robin Sharma

Didn’t you love skipping the meetings during vacation? Keep up with that feeling and accomplish something real today. Decide what you want to achieve this week, write a plan and stick to it.

  1. Don’t let a bad day make you feel like you have a bad life – Maya Mendoza

Be sure to separate the true reasons of your blues. Also, you can always improve the day by buying new shoes.

  1. Do not pray for an easy life, pray for the strength to endure a difficult one – Bruce Lee

Wouldn’t it be great to lie in the sunshine all day and eat croissants? No, it would not, eventually. Stay hungry & keep fighting.

  1. Traveling leaves you speechless, then turns you into storyteller – Ibn Battuta

Use your chance to communicate more. Go to the kitchen and tell a great anecdote you brought from vacation.

  1. The key to success is to start before you are ready – Marie Forleo

The timing will never be perfect. You might as well try to start working before making this cup of coffee.

  1. I am ready to face any challenge that may be foolish enough to face me – Dwight Schrute

Beat the hell out of the tasks that are careless enough to come up to you today.

  1. Self-pity is our worst enemy, and if we yield to it, we can never do anything wise in this world – Helen Keller

Stop feeling bad about not being where you want  be right now. Take a deep breath and find a way to feel better where you are.

  1. If you’re going through hell, don’t stop – Winston Churchill

When you feel down, you’re tempted to immerse in this feeling. But clinging to despair will only make it worse. Bite the bullet and go on.

  1. Every day brings a chance for you to draw in a breath, kick off your shoes, and dance – Oprah Winfrey

Define the day with your attitude. Choose to appreciate your opportunities for being happy.

This vacation is over, but you know what? That means your next one is inevitably getting closer this very moment!

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