12 Labor Day 2017 Memes To Lift Your Spirits, Even If You Have To Work

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It's Labor Day weekend, the unofficial end of summer. Hopefully you're enjoying time off from the daily grind, and spending your weekend with family, friends, or Netflix. Whatever your jam, sum up what it feels like to have a Monday off work by sharing these Labor Day 2017 memes. Because, I think we can all agree that Mondays are the worst. If you're one of the lucky people who has permission to skip out of the office this Monday as a reward for all of your hard work, these Labor Day memes are for you.

It's been a tough year. Dumpster fire is the only term I can think of to appropriately describe 2017. Between the damage the Trump administration has caused to the immigrant, transgender, LGBTQ, and myriad other communities, and natural disasters like Hurricane Harvey, it's important to laugh to keep from crying (in addition to standing up for human rights everywhere). While you might not feel like laughing or celebrating this Labor Day weekend, finding joy during times of turmoil can help you keep your spirits up, and strengthen your resolve to keep resisting.

If you need a little laugh this Labor Day, whether it's because you're one of millions of people who doesn't have the day off, or you're feeling the stress of 2017 weighing on you, a little Labor Day meme fun can go a long way.

1. Get Chill AF

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No one knows how to make the most of a day off like Ferris Bueller. Take a page from the master relaxer, grab a cocktail or mocktail, put your feet up, and chill.

2. Just Dance

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The show Perfect Strangers was on in the '80s, so chances are you might not remember it. But, all you need to know is how to do the dance of joy. Just dance, my friendlies. Just dance.

3. And Keep Dancing

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If you were able to peace out early Friday, you're probably already dancing. But, if you need a reminder, this is it. Like Mother Monster says, "just dance, gonna be okay..."

4. You Earned This Day Off

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Even if you might have to work anyways.

5. The Horror

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When they try to get you to come into work on Labor Day.

6. And You Suddenly Develop A Hearing Problem

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It happens to the best of us.

7. But, If You Have To Work ...

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You might just have to grin and bear it.

8. Try Not To Do This

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If you do have to work, try to keep the place from imploding, or you may not have a job on Tuesday.

9. Just Get Through The Day Like A Boss

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Because, you are a boss.

10. And, If That Doesn't Work ...

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Because, puppies!

11. Express Yourself

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As long as you're dancing, you might as well dress up too.

12. Because When Labor Day Is Over ...

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We're all going to feel like this.