Mondays don’t have to be soul-sucking. A lot of the dread we feel comes from within, as a sort of reflection of our own insecurities. While affirmation from others is wonderful, giving ourselves the same love in the form of thoughts, words, and actions is equally important. Speaking and thinking positive affirmations provides us with the ability to transform our perspective, which can shift our gear mode from a standstill to a steady start. Give yourself the appreciation you deserve with these five affirmations, guaranteed to positively influence your ability to tackle whatever workload sits on your desk.