#MondayMotivation: Just Keep Swimming

Advice from our co-founders on how to get the most out of your Monday and keep your head above water.

We all know that feeling when the weekend is coming to a close and we are faced with a daunting week ahead (aka the #SundayScaries). For our Holly & Tanager co-founders Lindsay & Kathryn, jumping into Monday feeling prepared, motivated and centered sets the tone for a successful week.

So we sat them down over Zoom to ask them what they do to kick their #SundayScaries to the curb and ensure their weeks are as fabulous as they are. Here are their #MondayMotivation tips and tricks:


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