Eric Clapton had the “Bell Bottom Blues.”
Bob Dylan had the “Subterranean Homesick Blues.”
The Rolling Stones had the “Stray Cat Blues.”
Jim Croce had the “Workin’ At The Car Wash Blues.”
And too many dental people have the “Sunday Night Blues.”
How did you feel yesterday? Bummed out? Did you have a negative feeling about coming to the office today?
Is you attitude ever “Two more hours to go” or “Thank God it’s Friday?”
If so, you may have the Sunday Night Blues. Can it be cured?
First of all, it certainly can’t hurt to wring all the fun possible out of your weekends. Do your favorite things – whether they be outdoor activities, immersing yourself in music or art, visiting neighbors, cooking, attending a sporting event – it doesn’t matter. The main thing is to make sure you don’t mope around the house feeling sorry for yourself.
But the main cure for the SNB is to realize that you spend a heck of a lot of time at work, and it should be fun!
There is no denying that dentistry is a very stressful profession for both doctor and team. But the more successful your practice, the more you truly love and help your patients, and the more you work on making sure that your practice runs well, the happier you will be. Life’s too short to have the Sunday Night Blues! If you are a sufferer, you owe it to yourself to figure out why and most importantly – do something about it!!
Watch for an upcoming blog post that will truly help the entire team beat the Sunday Night Blues!!!