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National Thank God Its Monday Day

Kick off the week with some appreciation and positivity - join us in celebrating National Thank God Its Monday Day!
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Introduction

It's time to embrace the start of a new week on National Thank God It's Monday Day, held on the first Monday in January each year. This holiday was created as an opportunity to shift our perspective and look forward to the possibilities that a new week can bring. It’s a day to be thankful for all we have in life, celebrate our successes, and express gratitude for those around us who help make it possible. So let’s get ready to make this Monday one of the most positive days of the year!

History of National Thank God Its Monday Day

National Thank God Its Monday Day Dates

National Thank God Its Monday Day Timeline

<div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1981</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Origin of Phrase</div><div class='timeline-text'>"Thank God It's Friday" concept is popularised through a film with the same name, this kicks off the tradition of treasuring weekdays for leisure.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1993</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Popularizing Monday Positivity</div><div class='timeline-text'>Bob Geldof releases the song "I Don’t Like Mondays" and some companies begin using "Thank God It's Monday" as a slogan to promote productivity.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>2006</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Monday Resolutions Studies</div><div class='timeline-text'>Scientific studies indicate that people are more likely to start diets, exercise regimes and quit smoking on Mondays, this contributes to the growing positive sentiment around the start of the week.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>2012</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>First Celebration of TGIM Day</div><div class='timeline-text'>"Thank God It's Monday" Day begins to be informally celebrated on the first Monday of the year to encourage positivity and productivity for the year ahead.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>2015</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Growing Corporate Adoption</div><div class='timeline-text'>More corporations incorporate "Thank God It's Monday" into their cultures to promote work satisfaction, leading to increased recognition of TGIM Day.</div></div></div>

How to Celebrate National Thank God Its Monday Day

<div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>1</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Send an encouraging message</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Write a note, text, or post on social media to your co-workers, friends, and family to let them know you are thinking of them and wishing them a great Monday.</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>2</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Plan a fun activity</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Before the work week starts, plan a fun activity that you can do with your co-workers during the day.  It could be a coffee break, lunch outing, or even a game of kickball in the park.</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>3</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Start your day off right</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Set your alarm a little earlier, go for a walk outside, listen to some upbeat music, or even read something positive.  This will help set the tone for your day ahead.</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>4</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Meet up with friends</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Take the time to meet up with some friends for breakfast or lunch.  This will help break up the monotony of the work week and give you something to look forward to.</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>5</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Make someone else's day</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Do something nice for someone else and make their day a little brighter. Buy them coffee, leave them a surprise at their desk, send them an encouraging email, or just give them a hug.</p></div></div>

Why We Love National Thank God Its Monday Day

<div id='' class='whywelove-item'><div id='' class='whywelove-letter-cont'><div class='whywelove-letter'>A</div></div><div id='why-we-love-main-cont'><h3 id='' class='whywelove-title'>It's a great way to reset</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>The start of the workweek can be stressful - but this annual holiday provides a much needed opportunity to hit the "reset" button and refocus on our goals. It's a reminder that hard work has rewards, and that even Mondays have something to look forward to!</p></div></div><div id='' class='whywelove-item'><div id='' class='whywelove-letter-cont'><div class='whywelove-letter'>B</div></div><div id='why-we-love-main-cont'><h3 id='' class='whywelove-title'>Mondays are an opportunity for fresh starts</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>Monday marks the beginning of a brand new week, full of possibility and potential. Whether you're taking on a new project or tackling familiar tasks, it's important to remember that there are always opportunities for growth and improvement if we take the initiative to seize them!</p></div></div><div id='' class='whywelove-item'><div id='' class='whywelove-letter-cont'><div class='whywelove-letter'>C</div></div><div id='why-we-love-main-cont'><h3 id='' class='whywelove-title'>It helps build motivation & enthusiasm</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>A little bit of encouragement can go a long way towards building enthusiasm and motivation, which is why National Thank God It's Monday Day is so important. With its focus on positivity, it can provide us with the energy boost we need to tackle challenging tasks and difficult days!</p></div></div>

5 Interesting Facts About Mondays

<div class='facts-item'><div class='facts-number-wrapper'><p class='facts-number'>1</p></div><div class='facts-core-content'><h3 class='facts-title'>Monday is the least rainy day of the week</h3><p class='facts-content'>According to a study conducted by the Journal of Social Structure, Monday experiences fewer rainfalls on average than any other day of the week.</p></div></div><div class='facts-item'><div class='facts-number-wrapper'><p class='facts-number'>2</p></div><div class='facts-core-content'><h3 class='facts-title'>The term Blue Monday originated in the USA</h3><p class='facts-content'>Blue Monday, often described as the most depressing day of the year, primarily occurs on the third Monday of January and was first used for promotional purposes by a travel agency in the United States.</p></div></div><div class='facts-item'><div class='facts-number-wrapper'><p class='facts-number'>3</p></div><div class='facts-core-content'><h3 class='facts-title'>Most people don't smile on Mondays until 11:16 am</h3><p class='facts-content'>A survey conducted by a British holiday company found that on average, people don't crack their first smile on Mondays until 11:16 am.</p></div></div><div class='facts-item'><div class='facts-number-wrapper'><p class='facts-number'>4</p></div><div class='facts-core-content'><h3 class='facts-title'>Majority of heart attacks occur on Mondays</h3><p class='facts-content'>According to a Swedish study, there is a significant increase in heart attacks on Mondays as compared to other days of the week.</p></div></div><div class='facts-item'><div class='facts-number-wrapper'><p class='facts-number'>5</p></div><div class='facts-core-content'><h3 class='facts-title'>Workers are most productive on Mondays</h3><p class='facts-content'>Contrary to the Monday Blues theory, a study reveals that many workers get more done on Mondays than any other day of the week.</p></div></div>

National Thank God Its Monday Day FAQs

When is National Thank God Its Monday Day?

National Thank God Its Monday Day Dates

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2023

Jan 2

Monday

2024

Jan 1

Monday

2025

Jan 6

Monday

2026

Jan 5

Monday

2027

Jan 4

Monday

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