Every Monday, we mourn the death of the weekend. Luckily, Monday Momentum’s got everything to get you through this week—from your morning jams to something to look forward to once Friday (finally) comes around.
Here’s your weekly dose of motivation. Mondays are tough, BE TOUGHER.
Words to live by for the next seven days
“It does not matter how slowly you go, as long as you do not stop.” – Confucius
A weekly pic to inspire the rest of the week (or at least the morning)
A mood-lifting song to get you in the right Monday mindset
An article from around the web to enrich your life
“The Infantilizing Ways We Talk About Women’s Ambition” by Jia Tolentino for The New Yorker
There’s an infantilizing undertone that is often present in the discussions of women’s ambition happening right now. On the Web site for the Tory Burch Foundation, you’ll find an ambition pledge (“I will: Embrace ambition. Proudly articulate my ambition. Not hide it”) and an “Ambition Guidebook,” which encourages you to “gather your favorite pen, pencil, colored pencils or markers.” Within that guidebook, there’s a box for writing down ten things you love about yourself, and another box in which you can “draw or write your dreams.
FACT OF THE WEEK
A conversation starter to help you make new friends or impress the ones you already have
On Venus, it snows metal and raindrops are made of sulfuric acid or methane.
TREAT YO’ SELF
A luxurious item to lust over (or buy if you’re feelin’ $pendy)
What to look forward to this week
Kendrick Lamar’s much awaited new album, DAMN. drops this Friday.