10 Easy Ways to Give Yourself a Natural Energy Boost

Posted: August 18, 2011 in Eat Healthy
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1.  Eat Lots of Berries.

2.  Rock Out Loud!
  • A quick one song Rock Out session is a great little pick me up.
  • Sing out loud. Dance.  Get others involved.
3.  Drink Lots of Water.
  • Drinking 8 cups a day will fight off sluggishness.
  • Get a 32 oz. water bottle and polish off two a day.
4.  Take a Power Nap.
  • Do it in your chair.  Don’t lie down on sofa, you’ll be out too long.
  • Keep it short.  5-15 minutes.
5.  Go to Bed at the Same Time Every Night.
  • Easier said than done, but if you can get on a schedule your body will notice.
6.  Take that Vitamin C.
  • Drink some orange juice or take a tablet, but get your daily dose.
7.  Quit Smoking
  • Smoking is a huge drain on your body, amongst many other bad affects.
  • Smokers who have quit report feeling more energetic.  Benefit Report
8.  Eat Smaller More Frequent Meals.
  • Maintain a steady dose of energy by eating smaller more frequent meals throughout the day.
  • Do not snack on sugar laden foods.  Try nuts, berries, foods high in antioxidants and fiber.  Also good proteins and low complex carbs are great.
9.  Have a “You Day”.
  • Take a vacation from your problems.  Like What About Bob, yeah but trust me, do it.
  • Take one day for yourself.  No work, no errands, no chores.  Just chill. Take a mini-vacation
10. Change Your Socks.
  • Bring a pair of socks to work and change them at lunch time.  You’ll be amazed by how refreshed you feel.
Comments
  1. Great tips! I really enjoyed reading them. I have to agree. The eating small meals throughout the day has made the biggest difference in my life.

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