Happy Friday everyone!! I hope you are having an amazing holiday season with your loved ones.
We made it to Cincinnati on Monday morning after a long night of flying. We were feeling little upside down, but after a couple sleeps we are feeling more like ourselves and have enjoyed visits with family & friends and exchanging gifts and all the holiday treats!
So, today I want to know, are you downing multiple cups of coffee or energy drinks to get through your day? Tell me how you get through your day in the comments.
If you are surviving on coffee or caffeinated energy drinks, there is a better way! Follow these tips to boost your daily energy levels.
1. Think about what you are eating - instead of choosing coffee, energy drinks or sugary drinks - grab foods that will boost your energy without leading to a crash later. Eat whole foods and get a balance of protein, fat and carbs. Some great foods to eat for energy include quinoa, tuna fish, beans, eggs, chia seeds, oranges, nuts, wild salmon, pumpkin seeds, apples, bananas, spinach, blueberries, dark chocolate, trail mix, and lean beef.
2. Stay hydrated - When you’re dehydrated it can lead to exhaustion and difficulty focusing. Make sure you are drinking plenty of water throughout the day. If it is challenge for you, find a way to track it.
3. Get moving - Make it a point to stay active during your day. Movement and exercise improve energy. When you keep your body active, it releases endorphins. This helps manage stress and greatly improves sleep quality. It also helps the heart work more efficiently, allowing it to deliver more oxygen to the brain and other organs.
If you focus on doing these three things, you can greatly improve your energy naturally and stop relying on caffeine and sugary energy drinks to make it through your day!
Let me know in the comments, what makes you feel energized for your day? I would also love to hear your questions or concerns on this topic, so send them my way.
And if you think someone else will find the information valuable, go ahead and share it. I would love for you to do that. I would be so thankful.
Have a great rest of your day!
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