Boost Your Energy Without Food and Caffeine
Hello! My Tribe,
When was the last time you felt awake and energized all day long without that cup of coffee? It’s been a while, hasn’t it? Many of us suffer from energy highs and lows throughout the day, then we inject ourselves with caffeine or food so that we can pass through the day. This has become a daily routine, with many of us wishing we could nap under our desks so we could have a few minutes of rest.
1.Take a shower
Take a hot, cold or alternating hot / cold shower or rinse-off while on business trips. It’s one of the best ways to change how you feel in your body without digging in to the ice-cream tub or planning out your next iced coffee break. If you are at work, try splashing some cold water on your cheeks or put a cold paper towel briefly on the back of your neck and let that sleepy feeling disappear.
2.Take a walk
Taking a brisk walk has similar effects like working out. Moving your body even at a slow pace will have you feeling more alert in just minutes. Try using this tip in your daily routine by walking instead of taking the bus or driving. For me, a leisurely walk works great for clearing up brain fog, which results from hours spent working or too much computer time. So next time you need a break from work or studies, head outside. You’ll feel surprisingly refreshed and return to your workplace fresher than before.
Hit up the nail salon for a back and neck massage in the forward reclining chairs. Just 10 minutes can melt away stress, work on any knots in your back, mitigate a tension headache and even take away food cravings. Studies also show massage therapy increases serotonin, which affects the regulation of mood, appetite, and sleep, therefore helping you get a full night of sleep naturally and increasing energy levels during the day. You can also try spas for rejuvenation once a week that will melt away stress and keep you high on energy through the week.
4.Take a power nap
Napping isn’t just for preschoolers. Though you might not always be able to nap, when you can, sneaking in a power one could make all the difference. Research shows that naps can improve memory, alertness and boost overall energy. For an immediate and natural energy boost, take a 10- to 30-minute nap. Studies indicate that limiting your nap to this manageable chunk of time helps ensure you don’t wake up groggy.
5.Listen to Music
Whether you’re at work or commuting home, rock out to a few of your favorite songs of the moment. Music has been proven to elevate your mood and change your energy. Listen to high-energy music. Not only does great music give you that near-magical second wind or extra kick when you are exercising, it also boosts your mood and energy during regular tasks. In fact, some research even revealed workers who listened to great classical music experienced increased productivity and creativity.
Stop for a few minutes to practice your breathing and focus your mind through a mini meditation. Take five minutes to do some deep breathing and keep your focus on your breath. If your mind wanders just bring it back to your breath. It’s amazing what this can do for your mental energy and it readies you to take on the day.
So these were my tips for having energy without caffeine or food during the day. What are yours? Write in the comments section and stay tuned for more videos on similar topics. Don’t forget to like and subscribe my channel. See you next week!
Love and Health