Unfortunately, the rest days are short – only two, but let’s not enter the new week with a negative attitude. Let’s say hello to our colleagues, boss, or clients and wish the coming week to be good, peaceful, and productive. In this post, you will find 18 great greetings to use in your email to congratulate someone on the passing weekend and wish them a successful week.
Greetings in Email After Weekend
1. Hope you had a refreshing weekend!
Wishes the recipient a weekend that invigorates them and gives them a fresh start for the week.
Example: “I hope you had a refreshing weekend and are ready to tackle the new challenges this week.”
2. Happy Monday!
A general positive greeting to kickstart the week, specifically acknowledging Monday.
Example: “Happy Monday, team! Let’s start the week on a high note.”
3. Trust you enjoyed the weekend.
Expresses confidence that the recipient had a good weekend, showcasing an element of care.
Example: “I trust you enjoyed the weekend and found some time for yourself amidst the bustle.”
4. Hope your weekend was splendid!
Conveys a desire that the recipient’s weekend was not just good, but excellent or outstanding.
Example: “I haven’t asked in a while; I hope your weekend was splendid and filled with laughter.”
5. Greetings after what I hope was a relaxing weekend.
Combines a general greeting with a specific hope that the recipient had time to unwind.
Example: “Greetings after what I hope was a relaxing weekend. Ready to dive into our project?”
6. Back to the grind! Hope your weekend was rejuvenating.
Recognizes the return to routine (“the grind”) but also hopes the weekend provided rejuvenation before diving back in.
Example: “Back to the grind we go! Hope your weekend was rejuvenating enough to power through.”
7. Here’s to a productive week ahead! Hope you had a great weekend.
A forward-looking greeting that wishes productivity for the coming week, coupled with a hope for a good weekend.
Example: “Here’s to a productive week ahead! Hope you had a great weekend and some fun adventures.”
8. Hope the weekend treated you well.
Personifies the weekend, suggesting it has the power to offer a good or bad experience, and hopes it was kind to the recipient.
Example: “It’s been a while since we caught up. Hope the weekend treated you well.”
9. Wishing you a smooth start after the weekend.
Desires a seamless transition for the recipient from the leisure of the weekend to the busyness of the week.
Example: “Wishing you a smooth start after the weekend; let’s make the most of this week!”
10. Trusting you’re well-rested after the weekend.
Expresses a belief that the recipient had ample rest during the weekend, preparing them for the new week.
Example: “With the important meeting ahead, I’m trusting you’re well-rested after the weekend.”
11. Greetings post-weekend!
A straightforward acknowledgment of the time after the weekend, serving as an opener to the conversation.
Example: “Greetings post-weekend! Eager to hear your thoughts on the new proposal.”
12. Hope you had some quality downtime this past weekend.
Desires that the recipient had moments of relaxation or “downtime” that were of high quality or truly restful.
Example: “Given the last hectic week, I hope you had some quality downtime this past weekend.”
13. Entering the new week, I hope your weekend was fulfilling!
As we venture into a new week, there’s hope expressed that the weekend was not just enjoyable, but fulfilling, implying it was meaningful or achieved a purpose.
Example: “Entering the new week with some good news on our project. Also, I hope your weekend was fulfilling!”
14. Eager to catch up after the weekend.
Suggests a sense of anticipation or excitement to reconnect post-weekend, indicating a close rapport or ongoing matters.
Example: “Eager to catch up after the weekend; coffee later?”
15. Sending positive vibes your way after the weekend!
Conveys a wish of positivity for the recipient, indicating a supportive stance.
Example: “Sending positive vibes your way after the weekend. Hope everything’s going smoothly.”
16. Hello again! Trust you had a lovely weekend break.
Re-introduces oneself after the gap of the weekend and hopes the recipient had a pleasant break.
Example: “Hello again, Mark! Trust you had a lovely weekend break. How was the family gathering?”
17. I hope the weekend offered you some relaxation and joy.
Expresses a wish that the weekend provided both rest (relaxation) and happiness (joy) to the recipient.
Example: “After the long discussions last week, I hope the weekend offered you some relaxation and joy.”
18. Trust you’ve recharged over the weekend and are ready for the week.
Implies a hope that the recipient had time to rejuvenate during the weekend, ensuring they are prepared for the tasks of the week.
Example: “With our big launch coming up, trust you’ve recharged over the weekend and are ready for the week.”
When sending a message about the past weekend, be careful which one you choose depending on how close you are to the person. If it is for more formal correspondence avoid greetings such as “Happy Monday”. If it is the first time you are contacting the person, you can use other alternatives such as “Hope you are doing well!”“.
If you still haven’t found the right greeting for after the weekend you can check out many more sample phrases here.