Raise your hand if, no matter how energetic and prepared for the week you are on Monday, by Wednesday you feel sluggish and maybe even slightly bummed out. If you are like me and the five people in my unscientific survey, the mid-week slump is at least a mild struggle in your week-to-week existence. There is however a cure for your Wednesday blues—or any blues for that matter. As we say goodbye to 2014 and hello to 2015, it’s a good time to remember that a little adventure and self-care does the body good. There is no need to wait until the weekend to plan something fun and energizing to look forward to in the middle of the week. Below is a list of activities to help you get started on busting the slump. Whether it’s Wednesday or not, apply as needed:

 

Go for a run

Have lunch or dinner with a friend

Create and enjoy a new cocktail

Eat a cheese plate (unless you are lactose intolerant, cheese makes everything better)

Do an art project

Treat yourself to a happy little gift

Rise early and make an elegant breakfast

Get a massage (Also see: Pedicure, manicure, polish change)

Do a yoga session

By yourself flowers

Take a mini-spiritual retreat

Complete an organizing project

Enjoy a long walk

Go on a coffee date

 

Do you have tried-and-true slump-busting activities? Please share them in the comments!