Mondays might not be your favorite day of the week, but the good news is that we’re all in this together ladies and gentlemen. As purveyors of prime Grade A web content, the SolidSmack crew has done some of the heavy-lifting to make sure you get your Mondays started on the right track.

Welcome to The Monday List.

Every Monday, we link you up with some of the most insightful, informative, and socially-relevant stories to keep tabbed, bookmarked, reading listed, pocketed, or what have you to get your week started on the right foot. Be sure to check in each week for a new crop of freshly sprouted words curated straight from the source of your favorite homegrown ‘Smack.

What We’re Reading This Week:

This Startup Stranded Customers Overseas With No Refunds

We Roam’s broken promises about a new life of remote work are an object lesson in the darker side of startup turnover.

This Startup Stranded Customers Overseas With No Refunds

China’s Christmas Village Isn’t Worried About Trump’s Trade War

Yiwu has plans to get around White House tariffs on holiday lights.

China’s Christmas Village Isn’t Worried About Trump’s Trade War

Jeff Goldblum Is Going Back to His Roots

I’m not really trying to impress anybody.

Jeff Goldblum Is Going Back to His Roots

The Truth About Facebook’s Fake Quest to Connect the World

From the start, the case for connecting the world wasn’t based on morality, but survival.

The Truth About Facebook's Fake Quest to Connect the World

Buying an Apple Product Will Always Hurt

Why the best thing Apple can do is confuse the heck out of you

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The Total Incompatibility of Mindfulness and Busyness

Regardless of how centered and present you try to be, overloading your schedule is a way of being unfaithful to yourself

The Total Incompatibility of Mindfulness and Busyness

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