Are you feeling tired lately? Doing nothing leads to more of the same - doing nothing. Good energy levels are essential to living a healthy life. Your body will feel energized if you get out of bed early in the morning, don’t have highs or lows during the day, and are excited to get going.
Today you’ll learn about my top 5 tips to boost your energy. These are five things you can implement into your life today. Having enough energy will ensure you feel well-rested and complete what you need to do each day. Let’s get right into the post.
Your daily nutrition has an enormous impact on your energy. When you wake up, your sleep, and how you feel throughout the day. Good whole foods will help you achieve all of this.
Focusing on eating smaller meals more frequently will help with digestion and overeating at certain times. Avoid snacking too late into the evening, which will worsen your sleep for the night.
As previously stated, eating links to your rest. Sleep is so crucial to how you feel throughout your day. A good amount of sleep is about 7-8 hours a night.
Having a dark, cool room will improve the overall sleep quality you experience. When it comes to sleep, it’s about quality over quantity. A deeper sleep for 6-7 hours is usually much better for your overall health than 10 hours of interrupted sleep.
One of the pillars of energy and living a healthy life is water. Your body is about 60% of water. To stay hydrated, you must drink plenty of water each day.
Drinking about 2-4 litres of water a day (depending on your activity level) will ensure you feel great. Water helps flush out harmful toxins and helps move nutrients to their desired places. Having a water bottle with you each day will help you drink more water.
One of the other massive pillars of a healthy and energetic life is exercise. Exercising 3-5 times a week for an hour a session will have endless benefits.
Exercising can be done in whatever form you choose, whether walking, running, going to the gym, playing a sport, or participating in a group class. Exercising several times a week will ensure your body burns energy while also levelling out those energy levels throughout the day.
When you exercise, you will feel like you have more energy throughout the day. If you don’t exercise, you will most likely feel more tired and groggy. Give it a try and tell me your results.
The word that no one likes to say (or experience). Stress. Stress may be a trickier item to check off of your list. Although, if you try and improve with tips 1-4, you will undoubtedly lower your stress levels.
Stress can come from many different areas in your life. It could be from worrying about the unknown, anxiety about a particular situation, or fear. Stress will limit your energy and can be paralyzing to move forward in your life.
Some things that can help improve your stress levels are; reading, meditating, walking in nature, relaxing, writing, or taking a vacation. Managing your stress levels from day to day will be vital to feeling good.
These items may seem simple, but that’s the point. Simple works. The basics work. Give one or more of these items a try. Improving energy is vital to a successful life. People who want to grow mentally, financially, and physically must look after their energy.
If you’re looking for some more info on how to improve your health, feel free to give my book Optimal Health a read. I wrote this book after exercising for 15 years straight. It has some of my best tips for living a healthy life. Check it out here.
Chris M Wilson
Chris M Wilson is a career coach, entrepreneur, blogger, author, creator, and doer. He is passionate about helping people leave the job they hate and jump into their dream careers!