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Monday Mantras

Mondays can be rough, especially after a long relaxing weekend. We’ve all dreaded that Monday morning alarm, and having to virtually drag ourselves out of bed and back into reality each week. We all push through the day and we all typically survive. But, Mondays can be more than just day of surviving, it can be a day of thriving. And that’s exactly what we intend to help you discover with these Monday mantras.

Many notable people have acknowledged the power a good mantra can have in helping them start their week off on a positive note. In fact, some of the most highly successful people known to use mantras to spring themselves into action; people like Tony Robbins, Oprah Winfrey, and the Late Steve Jobs just to name a few.

So, if you’re looking to transform your Monday into a day that will inspire you to take on the rest on the week with gusto, then you’ll love these powerful Monday mantras!

10 Monday Mantras to Start Your Week Off Right

Best Mantras for Monday

Mantra 1: What Good Shall You Do Today?

This is a powerful mantra that Benjamin Franklin (One of the most accomplished founding father’s of the United States of America) would utter to himself everyday. Not only is it a great mantra to use everyday, but it is especially effective on Mondays.

So, ask yourself, ‘What good shall I do today?’ and handful of times, and you’ll be surprised with the answer your mind gives you, and the sudden urge to to take action that follows.

Monday 2: If You Want to Get Ahead, You Have to Get Started

Sometime the cold hard truth is the last thing we want to hear on a Monday, but if you want to make the most of this day, you’ll have to be honest with yourself. And this mantra is 100% what we all need to hear, especially on Mondays.

With every utterance of this mantra, you’ll be holding yourself more and more accountable to getting your day started.

Mantra 3: I Have What I Takes to Get Through The Day

This is a popular mantra that Oprah Winfrey has been known to use. And if it works for her, it can work for you. So, leverage mantra.

It will help you get through just about anyway of the week, but it is a mantra that we could all use on those Monday morning when we’re feeling less that motivated.

Mantra 4: I am Thankful For Today

Gratitude is probably the last thing anybody wants to show for a Monday. But, if you can you force yourself into an appreciative mindset, you’ll clear your mind of the negative thoughts you’d normally have on a Monday morning.

Tony Robbins once stated, “You can’t be grateful and angry simultaneously.” So, leverage this insight and this mantra of gratitude on a Monday, and you’ll transform your experience in no time at all.

Mantra 5: Your Week Depends on What You Do Today

Monday often sets the tone for the rest of week. Which is why this Monday mantra is so important. It will help with the clarity we can all use to cut through those groggy Monday mornings.

So, you can use this mantra early and often to gain clarity on the day, and what needs to be done, or you can wait till you’ve finished that second pot of coffee, it’s up to you.

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Mantra 6: You Can Handle Whatever This Week Throws at You

Sometimes the dread we experience on Mondays is mostly due to our overactive imaginations. More often than not, we despise Mondays because of a perceived uphill battle we’ll have to face with co-workers, bosses, or unfished projects.

But, if you overrun your thoughts with this mantra, you’ll neutralize the false worry that makes just about everyone loathes Mondays. Indeed, you can handle this day, and whatever the rest of the week throws at you.

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Mantra 7: Don’t Wish Yourself Through The Day, Work Through It

This Monday Mantra gets straight to the point. The only way out, is through. Sometimes embracing our challenges and admitting that things are going to be hard, make things easy.

So, use this mantra to strengthen your resolve so you can get through this day successfully. Don’t wish for it, work for it!

Mantra 8: Your Better Tomorrow Is Built Today

You have 365 days every year to build a world-class life for yourself. Imagine if you let 52 of those days go to waste because they were Mondays.

Use this mantra to snap yourself into remembering that today matters, and to help you act accordingly.

Mantra 9: Today Can Be The Best Day of Your Life

If you believe the day lacks potential, it will. If you think it will be a mediocre day because it’s Monday, it will be. But, the opposite is also true. Believe the day has promise, and it will prove you right. Believe the day can be the best day of your life, and you’ll improve the chances of this being true.

Leverage this Monday mantra to help you believe that today can be the best day of your life.

Mantra 10: Mondays Are For Miracles

Mondays don’t have to be some humdrum day that we just have to get through to survive. They can be fertile ground for change, possibility, and new opportunities. Mondays can house miracles.

So, use to the mantra to help you see the day as one filled with opportunity and miraculous potential, and your belief will help make it so.

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Bonus Monday Mantra: Today Is a New Beginning

Imagine of you saw Mondays as a day of new beginnings, how much pep would that put in your step? What if you saw the day through threw a lens of newness, would your approach to the day be different?

Our hypothesis, is that you would have more excitement about the day. The potential for novelty would energize you and act as a catalyst for taking action. So, give this mantra try, and see what a new perspective will do for you.

Related: Motivational Mantras That Work

Final Thoughts

Mondays don’t have to be dreadful. They can be exciting, fun, and full opportunity. No doubt, there is a better way to experience that first day of the week.

Hopefully these Monday mantras will help you experience this fact. With that said, if you found value in this page, or any of the mantras suggested please share them with a friend or family member who will appreciate them.

Lastly, don’t hesitate to bookmark this page, you may need it next Monday!

Till next time,


PS – If you enjoyed this list of Monday morning mantras, then you’ll certainly enjoy this list of really good mantras to try: Good Mantras to Live By.

The Strive Team is made up of everyday people and experts from all sorts of different callings and professions, each contributing their best advice and unique insights to help you navigate the challenges of achievement, and support you as you strive to live your best life.