Out Of Power? 14 ideas to boost your energy!
Let in the Sunlight as you wake up
Go for the natural sunlight as soon as you wake up in the morning. It makes you feel fresher, more awake, and more energetic to start your day. Sunlight controls your circadian rhythms and jumpstarts your internal clock, making you feel fresh. The sleep-inducing hormone, Melatonin, decreases in the sunlight, overcoming your inactivity.
Drink a glass of water in the morning
Drink a glass of warm water in the morning with fresh lemon juice and unrefined salt. It helps to cheer your soul and body, soothes your digestion, accelerates your blood circulation, balances your electrolytes, and balances your body’s pH. Sniff the scent of lemon peel makes you more fresh and energetic.
Do exercise in the morning
Do not skip exercise in the morning, help you get rid of your lethargy, sluggishness, and numbness. Physical activity helps to improve your concentration, your focus and reduce stress. It provides more energy to your cells and helps to burn and circulate oxygen. It helps to oxygenate your blood cells and relaxes your mind and body. Move outside in the fresh air and sunshine for exercise: boosts your metabolism, immune system, and endorphins, and elevates your mood. Choose the type of exercise you’re comfortable with, and don’t do much heavy exercise, which will make you exhausted. Be calm and relax your soul, try yoga, help you find inner peace, strengthen your muscles, and stretch your spine. Cardio helps in blood pumping and improves blood circulation in the body. Deep breathing in the fresh air, swimming, and running help to boost your energy all day long, and increase the number of mitochondria in your cells.
Take a cold shower
Don’t miss your cold shower. Water is a great purifier and makes you feel fresh. It regulates your endocrine system, increases your blood circulation, and boosts your immune system. Take a cold shower, and stimulate your energy, while a long cold shower for three minutes, helps you get rid of chronic fatigue.
Eat breakfast light on the carbs
Eat a protein-rich meal, and keep your energy levels up for a longer time. Protein-rich foods such as nuts, yogurt, and eggs provide energy for a longer time and prevent a crash later in the morning. Protein-rich foods also boost your ability to concentrate. Avoid eating carbs-rich foods, which break down rapidly in the body to provide energy but don’t keep your energy levels up for a longer time. Besides carbs-rich foods, also avoid bottled caffeine drinks, sodas, and energy drinks.
Do not miss your snack
Eat light meals evenly spaced during the day to help keep your energy levels up and improve your mood. Foods that are rich in complex carbohydrates, are best to boost your energy levels. Evenly-spaced light meals make you fresh and energized throughout the day.
Eat green stuff for lunch
Always choose nutritious foods in your meals. Food is your fuel a nutritious, balanced diet keeps you healthy and energized. Eat green stuff such as alkaline foods, plant-based, and raw foods, leafy greens, spinach, collard greens, and kale. These are high in vitamins and phytonutrients. For example, vitamin K help work your brain sharply, and phytonutrients help you feel more energized.
Drink much water as you can. Water is essential for metabolism. Don’t let your body suffer from dehydration. Carry a bottle of water where you go. Even mild dehydration leads to fatigue, moodiness, and constipation. So, drink about 8 to 10 glasses of water.
Take a nap
Don’t miss a nap. It’s not just for your kids. A midday slumber helps leave you more alert, fresh, and creative, improves your memory and makes you more productive. It helps you get to relax, reduce fatigue, boost your memory, lift your mood, ease stress, and improve your job performance. Don’t take a nap for a long time. Just make sure it must be under 30 minutes.
Be positive. Don’t let your mind have negative thoughts Negative thinking makes you unproductive and depressive. If you are in trouble or facing a hard time, try to meditate and keep a gratitude journal. Meditation helps lose your stress, makes you happy, and is more productive. It helps you control anxiety, help fight addiction, and promote your emotional health.
Go outside with your friends
Go outside with your friends. Share your activities and enjoy their gossip. Chat and lighthearted conversations make you happy, elevate your mood, and improve your energy levels. Moreover, the gossips of your friends reveal new ideas that help to enjoy your life, think in different ways, and stay happy and energized.
After heavy physical and mental activity in your office, enjoy a good laugh.
Enjoy a good laugh
A good laugh with your friends. It’s a kind of workout that helps stretch and contract your muscles. It helps send more oxygen to your body tissues and improves your immune system, making you feel fresh, happy, healthy, and energetic.
Don’t skip your dinner. Eat homemade dishes — vegetables, beans, lentils, etc. Don’t go outside for fast food. Stick to highly nutritious foods. Choose a healthy, nutritious meal for the dinner. Don’t forget a light walk after dinner — before going to the bed.
Get adequate sleep
Go early to bed to sleep. Turn off the room light and turn on the dim light — help you sleep better. Adequate sleep makes you feel energized and more productive. Sleep helps repair your body, improves your immune system, rejuvenates your brain, and improves your mood, solves your emotional issues, and anxiety.
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