Thursday, June 1

6 Habits That are Killing Your Energy, And How to Fix Them

We all have those days when we feel lethargic and don’t have much energy to spend, but then there are days where you just feel tired everyday for no reason, here are some habits you need to change to get back to your previous energetic self!

1. A bad sleep routine

I will beat this horse until my arm falls off. SLEEP IS CRITICAL TO LIVING A GOOD LIFE.

Never sacrifice your sleep, even for “the grind”. Sorry productivity bros.

woman sleeping

Try this:

No caffeine after noon

No phone after nine.

2. Scrolling in the morning

This is an incredible way to kill the momentum of your day.

Flooding your brain with cortisol and unearned dopamine in the morning can leave you feeling sluggish for the rest of the day.

friends sitting at table with coffee in cafe

Try this:

Keep your phone off for an hour after you wake.

3. Holding anger

“Holding onto anger is like drinking poison and expecting the other person to die.” – Buddha

Well I can’t say it much better than Buddha.

Anger will wear you out physically, emotionally, and mentally.

human fist

Try this:

Forgive and forget. Not for them, but for you.

4. Eating over-processed food

Regardless of whether your diet is paleo, keto, or Oreos — this applies.

Anything highly-processed, will take a lot of energy for your body to digest.

Skip the take-out if you want to feel energized.

full shot of canned beef on shel

Try this:

Eat more single ingredient foods.

5. Not moving your ass

Energy is like kindness. The more you give, the more you get.

Gentle stress put on our heart and lungs is a GOOD thing.

Get moving.

person wearing grey nike sneakers

Try this:

Go for a walk. That’s it.

The benefits of daily walks could be its own post entirely.

6. Lack of sunlight

Lack of sun can lead to a dip in your serotonin.

Low serotonin is linked to depression and reduced energy levels.

If you can’t get in the sun, you can eat Vitamin-D rich foods or take a supplement.

selective focus photography of hand

Try this:

Get some sun on your face each morning.

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