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Have you ever found yourself getting restless or feeling anxious on a Sunday afternoon? If so, you, like millions of others around the world, suffer from the “Monday disease” – that is, a loss of meaning and purpose in the workplace. To cure this affliction, entrepreneur Tirthankar Dash endorses a string of cognitive storytelling exercises that can help you identify your purpose. If you want to wake up after the weekend thinking “Thank God it’s Monday,” getAbstract recommends Dash’s breezy motivational tips to you.

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Tirthankar Dash is the creator of StoryCompany, a search engine that helps individuals find meaning.



For the past two centuries, humanity has suffered from a chronic illness. Some three billion people are afflicted. It strikes its victims at about age 22 and plagues them for roughly 40 years. Alas, the malady has exacerbated over time. It is known as the “Monday disease.” In severe cases, this ailment can trigger anxiety, depression, alcoholism and a loss of self-confidence. But those who suffer most from the Monday disease are the root cause of the problem: businesses. A Gallup survey of people across 142 countries found that, given the option, 87% of people wouldn’t go to...

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