He said: "I've never had that Monday morning feeling
when you can't get out of bed or can't be bothered going to work.
Sleep expert Mark Blagrove, of Swansea University, agreed that erratic sleep patterns on the weekend - whether too much or too little sleep - were to blame for that Monday morning feeling
For them it was Monday morning without that Monday morning feeling
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According to a new study by Virgin Megastore to highlight their "Thank Virgin It's Monday" campaign here in the North West we are the most likely to dread that Monday morning feeling
. Some 34% of north westerners would rather eat a rancid pork pie than go to work on Monday and 12% of workers said they hated their boss.
A spokesman for stressbusting.co.uk, which commissioned the report, said: "Sunday is when people start to get wound up about the week ahead - the true onset of that Monday morning feeling
'Sunday night is the eve of the working week and the time, it seems, when people start to get wound up about the week ahead - the true onset, if you like, of that Monday morning feeling
. Sex and bananas are helpful, though not necessarily at the same time.'
"I feel exceptionally lucky to have led an exciting and worthwhile career and I can honestly say that, in 40 years, I have never had that Monday morning feeling
EVER get that Monday morning feeling
? Jeremy Paxman, the interviewing tyro, did last week when he was scheduled for a 45- minute chat with the gentle and godly Tibetan leader-in-exile the Dalai Lama.
"I have never, ever, thought about packing it in and I have never had that Monday morning feeling
. I'm very lucky, I know.
And anyone who is familiar with that Monday morning feeling
will agree that weekends can make you ill.
Prepare yourself for that Monday morning feeling
and stick some Pick- Up Drops in your handbag.