Do you regularly feel exhausted, lethargic, tired and sluggish feeling? It’s amazing to have endless energy, but how do you get this? With these 12 tips, you will easily get more energy!
We could all use some extra energy
The amount of energy you have daily will determine the quality of your life. Your energy level determines to a large extent your mood and determines how much you can get done. The more energy you have every day, the more you can get out of your life.
Do you feel like you could use a little more power? Use the following 12 tips to build more energy!
1. Improve your sleep rhythm for more energy
A good night’s sleep is an important basis for building more energy. It doesn’t matter how long you sleep but how high the quality of your sleep is.
The deeper you sleep, the faster you rest. That is why a short but deep sleep (nap or power nap) can have more of an impact than two hours’ sleep. This is also the reason why a 7-hour sleep will make you feel fitter than a 10-hour sleep.
To get into deep sleep quicker it is important to consider your sleeping environment (dark, quiet, around 16 degrees Celsius), your sleep rituals before sleeping (dimming lights, be calm, no stimulants like alcohol and caffeine, no stress, no TV), and your sleep patterns (preferably go to sleep every day at the same time). By considering these factors you fall asleep faster, sleep better and you will wake up rested.
2. Optimize your nutrients
Nutrition can give your body energy and nutrition can cost your body energy. First of all, it is important to find out whether your body gets all the nutrients it needs. Many people do not realize that they have vitamin or mineral deficiencies.
It is important to realize that our modern diet is of low quality. That ‘healthy’ broccoli which provides you with vitamins and minerals is grown in a depleted farmland where there are few minerals found, sprayed with chemicals, wrapped in plastic, and about a week old when it comes to your pan and then heated allowing even more material loss.
For this reason, it is wise to choose for fresh, organic products. Organic vegetables contain more nutrients and virtually no harmful chemicals. it is the food that your body can best handle. In addition, it would be good to avoid foods with artificial additives (identified by E-numbers) whenever possible.
Your body needs sufficient nutrients to provide you with energy. If there is any shortage or when pollutants are added, your body gets out of balance so it can no longer function optimally. Are you looking for simple ways to improve your diet?
3. Dispose waste and get more power
In everyday life, we get all kinds of waste inside our bodies. We eat food where chemicals are added (the aforementioned E-numbers), we breathe in polluted air, use cosmetics with chemicals on our skin and get scraps of (plastic) packages from our food. In addition, your body also makes its own waste during digesting food and renewing your cells.
A healthy body is able to neutralize all this waste and disposal. To do this, your body makes use of a variety of nutrients including antioxidants, vitamins, minerals and trace elements. In addition, your body uses water to remove the substances.
4. Balance your body
If your body is not balanced, due to nutrient deficiencies, stress, too little moisture, a disturbed hormone or other causes, your body cannot neutralize the waste and disposal. Because there is more waste coming in than that can be discharged through your liver, kidneys, intestines, skin and lungs it stores the remains in your body. For this, your body uses fat.
5. Unhealthy eating
Unhealthy eating for a long period of time, perceived stress and lack of exercise provide accumulation of harmful substances in your body. These substances stand in the way of optimal functioning of your body and therefore make you tired. You can make yourself get rid of these substances by making adequate vitamins and minerals available, for example, by eating lots of organic vegetables, drink green smoothies or take special detox supplements.
6. Detox cure
It is also possible to follow a detox cure. You do not have to go to a special clinic where they put snakes in your gut. A detox cure simply means one week of purifying food which gives your body the opportunity to release the waste, neutralize and dispose.
7. Empty your head
Incredibly essential for energy: have an empty head. Stress and chaos eats away at you and is costs tremendous amounts of energy. Write down everything that bothers you, what you need to do and whatever you want to do. Write everything down so that your head is empty.
For instance, write it in a document or write it down in your journal. Nobody has to read it. It is only a way to get a grip on your life, and rest in your head.
8. Change your eating patterns
Make sure your body gets enough nutrients. Eat as many raw and vegetable foods. Fruit, vegetables, legumes, whole grains and nuts help keep your body healthy and fit. Also drink plenty of water or make your own super healthy iced tea. You develop more energy and vitality as you take care of yourself.
9. Make yourself tired for more energy
You might think that moving will cost you energy. You should see it as an investment. The more you exercise, the more energy you will have next time.
You will increase your stamina and endurance. Did you know that an hour walking is a very good start? Furthermore, you can always go biking, skating, jogging, yoga and fitness lessons or follow a group session at the gym. You have to realize that you have to build on it slowly, and you’ll have a lot more energy after a few weeks.
10. Ensure that you are relaxed
See if you can apply structural meditation into your life. Daily ten-minute meditation makes your head clear and delivers more energy. Life becomes easier and effortless and you will look at many things from a distance. Your problems are less problematic and days feel calmer and finer. So, you save a lot of aggravation – which helps keep more energy.
11. Be assertive – no is fine
Say ‘no’ to the things you really do not want or can do. Also limit your appointments with people who cost you more energy and surround yourself with people you get more energy from. Not doing what you want takes energy. This is your life, so live it your way.
12. Write down your dreams
What will you do once your energy is released? Set goals for yourself which will make your dreams come true. By setting a goal you get more zest because you are focused on something you’re passionate about. It gives you a kick up the bum.
Are the tips above not enough? Okay then. I have more tips for you. It’s probably not necessary to tell you what the tips are about.
Bundle your energy for a better result
Do you want to be more productive and get more done in a day? Then bring your energy into balance, and see how much more you will get done.
Limited amount of energy per day
Every day, when you wake up start your day with a limited amount of energy. The battery has been 100% recharged and you will have to do with this battery all day.
The amount of energy you get per day varies from day to day, and from time to time. Sometimes your battery is fully charged, sometimes you wake up with only 80% due to poor sleep or an unhealthy diet.
We are rapidly overwhelmed
Although we like to see ourselves as efficient multitasking super people, the opposite is usually true. A man can get a great deal done, but it requires focus and discipline.
If you tend to often do many things at once, you know how easy it is to get overwhelmed. There is a lot going on in your life and you want to spend your time and attention on everything. But every act you do takes time and energy, two ‘raw materials’ which are unfortunately limited.
Being overwhelmed is ineffective. When you try to do ten things at once, you do everything less efficient. Being overwhelmed takes your energy, so you have less energy available to complete all these tasks.
If you want to get done as much as possible with the limited energy you have, you have two options that you can combine. You can work on increasing your daily energy level (upgrade the battery), and spending the daily energy you have to focus.
Focus on what really matters
If you want to work on your laptop for an afternoon, while there is no power outlet nearby, you have to make choices. You have a limited amount of available working time, so you have to be critical.
You do not waste energy on games, Twitter, YouTube, or surfing useless stuff. You will ensure that you complete your tasks as quickly as possible and that you are distracted as little as possible. Before you know the battery is dead!
This is how you could use your own internal battery. See yourself as a laptop without a power outlet nearby. You get up and you have to do it with this amount of charge today. How do you make sure you get maximum result with limited energy?
- Determine in advance what you will do with your day. Set one to three manageable goals.
- Work as much as possible on these important goals, and any other important tasks. But be critical, constantly ask yourself whether the activities which you are doing really matter. Are they worth the energy?
- Keep your tasks limited, set clear priorities. If you know what you want, you can easily determine whether or not something on your task belongs. The less you do, the more you can combine your energy.
Focus makes you more productive and also more effective. You work not only fast, but also work towards your goals. And that is ultimately what you want to spend much of your energy on. Bundled energy (such as a laser) is many times stronger than energy which is spread (such as a strip light).
Go to work with laser sharp focus and see how quickly you get results with less energy.
Yeah yeah, I have a lot more for you. So happily, read on. In this way, you will directly feel more energetic
You wonder “why am i exhausted all the time”? Of course there are supplements for fatigue or vitamins for energy. But that does not solve anything. With these golden tips I will explain you how to combat fatigue naturally and how you will gain high energy levels fast. Get more out of your day, every day! So let’s wake up the energy fields in the human body.
Energy is in your head
There are times when you feel you can do just about anything, and then there are times when you would prefer to sit on the couch the whole day. And although this laziness mainly outs itself physically, this feeling does not always have a physical cause.
Energy is in your head. When you face a day full of annoying things you have little energy. If you know you’re going to do something fun in a day your full of energy.
A lack of energy is not always solved by rest. If the problem is in your head, you can fix it by pushing yourself precisely in the right direction. You can start to behave more energetic, and in this way, you will start to actually feel energetic.
It could be that your energy deficiency is caused by a physical problem. So, it may be that you simply have a lack of sleep, are suffering from a hangover, do not eat healthy, have a vitamin deficiency, not getting enough exercise or for example have a limiting illness.
Want your energy back fast? Check the causes of fatigue and lack of energy. Because it can have a physical cause and do something about it yourself. Go to bed, take a multivitamin, do sports or go to the doctor.
Have you slept well and have you taken care of your body? Then you may lack energy in your head. You can reduce it significantly in this case by following the steps below.
Your feelings are attached to your actions
If you are in a sad mood, yet you start laughing, this affects your feelings. You will feel happier because your body feeds back the action to match the feeling.
You break the standard picture that your brain believes belongs to a sad mood. This creates cognitive dissonance: a difference between the reality and the image of the reality that your brain has occurs.
Your brains want to solve this dissonance as quickly as possible, and want the internal reality to equalize with external reality. Consequently, there are mild feelings of joy simply by laughing.
This mechanism does not only work with a smile. You can use it to really gain more energy. By acting as an energetic person, you will in no time feel better and feel as if you can anything again.
Change to how you want to feel
Behave like the energetic version of yourself. What would you do if you had a lot of energy? While this feels very inconsistent (you feel lethargic), you can push yourself through this. Go run faster, play with the kids, make the bed, work off a to-do list or go running.
Is something blocking you which is sucking up all your energy? Go do something else. Do small things you want to do to get your energy back.
Act like an energetic person. Don’t give in to the lack of energy. Go against it and make changes in your mood.
Feel yourself gaining more energy
By tackling the tasks, you will eventually feel more energetic. Not looking forward to a large amount of work, and due to this feeling lifeless as you seem to be in a hopeless situation? Grab yourself by the ear and go to work.
Soon you’ll find that you will gain your energy back, the situation did not seem so hopeless as you thought and you will feel harmless after finishing the job!
When your energy shortage is not caused by physical problems it can be solved often by acting as an energetic person. Tackle problems, and see how you gain that energy!
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