For those working the regular nine-to-five, Monday-to-Friday pattern, the weekend serves as a pause button, bringing a welcome break to many business activities. A time to kick back and unwind, it's a precious two-day spell. Unfortunately, every good thing has an end—a fact that seems to hit home twice as hard with regard to the weekend. As Sunday afternoon unfolds, thoughts turn to your beloved leisure time winding down and how, in a matter of hours, you will be heading back to the office. What's more, with the thinking time available at the weekend—where you have a chance to simply "be" without the mental clutter of having to "do"—you can find yourself slipping into introspection. Sunday night can easily become a time of mixed emotions and not knowing what to think, adding to a sense of anxiety.
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I often find myself weighing up the advantages and disadvantages of blogging.
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