For many people MONDAY is the worst day of the week, due to it being the start of the working week after an enjoyable weekend. But you can learn to LOVE MONDAYS, because Monday is a time for a new beginning, to have a better week than last week, by setting a NEW WEEK’S RESOLUTiON every week of the year, as the New Year’s Resolution only gives you one chance a year of change.
Make your Monday moods much more magical with marvelous music that makes you most happiest…
see the Top 30 Monday Songs (chart with videos)
Monday is a marvelous day to think of your LiFE GOALS, and then do something each day of the week that that takes you closer to them. Sometimes it might just be as simple as Google searching for your favourite things and places in the World, and then starting a savings plan, by stop spending money on things that don’t contribute to your life goals, and then you can start to enjoy the wonderful journey of your life as you get closer to your goals day by day. I do it because it works, and have achieved some great goals for myself.
Make this Monday a MAGNiFiCENT MONDAY with a mighty new attitude to make your dreams come true. Put the past behind you, everything in your life is looking up if you start living your life with passion and purpose from this Monday. ~ Anton K
Have a magnificent magical Monday (Morning Moon photo by Anton K. Kressnig ~ Monday 4th February 2013)
“You can’t change
what happened last week,
but you can learn from it,
happiness this week.”
~ Anton K. Kressnig
Quote by Anton K, as seen in The Huffington Post article: 9 Ways to Beat the Sunday Night Blues by psychotherapist Joyce Marter (Joyce-Marter.com | UrbanBalance.com/Joyce-Marter )
Monday is the day after Sunday, and the day before Tuesday. According to the Christian, Islamic and Hebrew calendars Monday is the 2nd day of the week, but according to ISO 8601 aka the international standard, it is the 1st day of the week.
MONDAYS ON THE 1ST DAY OF THE MONTH See how often Mondays fall on the 1st day of the month ~ Merry Monday a happy new month
☾HiSTORY & MEANiNG of MONDAY
The name of Monday derived from the Old English name of Mōnandæg and Middle English name of Monenday, which means Moon Day. The English noun Monday derived from Monedæi sometime before 1200, which developed from Old English (c.1000) Mōnandæg and Mōndæg, which literally means Moon’s Day, which is related to the Germanic interpretation of Latin lunae dies (day of the moon), which is related to other Germanic languages including:
- Old Frisian ~ Mōnadeig,
- Middle Low German & Middle Dutch ~ Mānendach (modern Dutch Maandag)
- Old High German ~ Mānetag (modern German Montag)
- Old Norse ~ Mánadagr (Swedish & Norwegian nynorsk Måndag)
- Icelandic ~ Mánudagur Danish & Norwegian bokmål Mandag)
more meanings of Monday in other languages…
- Russian: понедельник (ponyedyelnik) ~ after Sunday
- Serbian: понедељак (ponedeljak) ~ after Sunday
- Ukrainian: понеділок (ponedilok) ~ after Sunday
- Bulgarian: понеделник(ponedelnik) ~ after Sunday
- Polish: poniedziałek ~ after Sunday
- Czech: pondělí ~ after Sunday
- Slovak: pondelok ~ after Sunday
- Slovenian: ponedeljek ~ after Sunday
- Turkish: pazartesi ~ the day after Sunday
- Japanese & Korean: ‘月曜日’ (Hiragana:げつようび, Hangul:월요일) ~ day of the moon.
- India: Somavāra (derived from Sanskrit / Soma = Moon god in Hinduism) & Chandravāra (Chandra in Sanskrit means moon)
- Thai: Wan Jan ~ the day of the Moon god Chandra
MONDAY IN OTHER LANGUAGES
- Afrikaans = Maandag
- Arabic = al-ithnayn (يوم الاثنين)
- Chinese = Xīngqí yī (星期一)
- Danish = Mandag
- Dutch = Maandag
- Estonian = Esmaspäev
- Faroese = Mánadagur
- Finnish = Maanantai
- French = Lundi
- German = Montag
- Greek = Def̱téra (Δευτέρα)
- Icelandic = Mánudagur
- Italian = lunedi
- Maori = Mane / Rāhina
- Norwegian (Bokmål) = Mandag
- Norwegian (Nynorsk) = Måndag
- Old Norse = Mánadagr
- Scots = Monanday
- Spanish = Lunes
- Swedish = Måndag
- West Frisian = Moandei
..see more Monday & other days translated in more languages with all the other days of the week at www.Omniglot.com/Language/time/days
MONDAY RELiGiOUS OBSERVANCES
Easter Monday : the day after Easter Sunday, which is a holiday in some countries.
Whit Monday : aka Pentecost Monday or Monday of the Holy Spirit.
Eastern Orthodox Church : Monday is the day angels are commemorated, by the chanting of hymns.
Judaism : Monday is considered to be the best day for fasting, and reading the Torah in public.
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints : Family Home Evening or Family night, for families to spend extra time together, studying, praying, or doing other family activities.
Monday is featured in many popular songs, most often as a negative association to the first day of the working week. See the full feature story (includes videos) 30 SONGS ABOUT MONDAY
see the Top 30 Monday Songs (chart with videos)
MORE ABOUT MONDAY
ViDEOS ABOUT MONDAY
What’s So Bad About Monday? by Kevin Kolbe…Kevin Kolbe is a producer, storyteller, and creative dude that loves to help people explore and use their creative gifts. He is the co-host and producer of the “2 Guys Talking About” video & podcast show 2GuysTalkingAbout.com | Kevin Kolbe YouTube | Kevin Kolbe Facebook
Face Talks About Monday…
Demo fun facts about Monday…
MondayCampaigns.org ~ The Monday Campaigns is a non-profit public health initiative associated with Johns Hopkins, Columbia and Syracuse universities that dedicated the 1st day of every week to health. Every Monday, individuals and organizations join together to commit to the healthy behaviors that can help end chronic preventable diseases. Why Monday? Because research conducted by Johns Hopkins concluded that health promotions utilizing weekly periodicity and the unique cultural associations of Monday as the beginning of the week have the potential to positively affect a range of healthy behaviors. People view Monday as a day for a fresh start, and are more likely to starts diets and exercise regimes, quit smoking and schedule doctor’s appointments on Monday than any other day. And a Monday start helps them carry out their healthy intentions for the week.Monday Campaigns : Meatless Monday | Healthy Monday | The Kids Cook Monday | Quit Stay Quit Monday | Caregiver Monday | Man Up Monday | Move it Monday | Monday 2000
MeatlessMonday.com ~ Meatless Monday began in 2003, launched in association with the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. In 2009, Ghent, Belgium, became the first non-U.S. city to go meatless. Soon after, Paul McCartney introduced the U.K. to Meat-Free Mondays. Meatless Monday is now active in 34 countries and growing, withevery nation bringing its unique culture, customs and cuisine to the table in meat free and vegetarian dishes. Skipping meat one day a week is good for you, and fantastic for the planet.
FirstMonday.org ~ First Monday is one of the first openly accessible, peer–reviewed journals on the Internet, solely devoted to the Internet. Since its start in 1996, First Monday has published over 1,000 papers in over 200 issues, written by over 1,000 authors. First Monday is indexed in Communication Abstracts, Computer & Communications Security Abstracts, DoIS, eGranary Digital Library, INSPEC, Information Science & Technology Abstracts, LISA, PAIS, and other services.
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