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05/05/2014 08:24 am ET Updated May 05, 2014

An Instant Way To Cheer Up Those Monday Blues

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The stress and strain of constantly being connected can sometimes take your life -- and your well-being -- off course. GPS For The Soul can help you find your way back to balance.

GPS Guides are our way of showing you what has relieved others' stress in the hopes that you will be able to identify solutions that work for you. We all have de-stressing "secret weapons" that we pull out in times of tension or anxiety, whether they be photos that relax us or make us smile, songs that bring us back to our heart, quotes or poems that create a feeling of harmony, or meditative exercises that help us find a sense of silence and calm. We encourage you to look at the GPS Guide below, visit our other GPS Guides here, and share with us your own personal tips for finding peace, balance and tranquility.

Mondays are rough, aren't they?

Just when you're finally starting to feel like you're relaxed and in a groove, you're back to work with an ever-growing to-do list. Research suggests that Mondays may be our least productive day of the work week, whereas our motivation spikes on Tuesdays. If you're looking for a way to shake off those Monday blues today, take a listen to the playlist below, and use these motivational quotes to get inspired to power through your work. You'll be on your way to your most productive week yet!

Manic Monday -- The Bangles
Sun Is Shining -- Bob Marley
Monday, Monday -- The Mamas & The Papas
Beautiful Day -- U2
9 To 5 -- Dolly Parton
Don't Stop 'Til You Get Enough -- Michael Jackson
Have A Nice Day -- Bon Jovi

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--Posted by Lindsay Holmes

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