1. Start Laughing
Watch the funny videos above ⇑ because laughing reduces stress, releases feel-good hormones, improves your immune system & instantly gives you more energy.
2. Get Motivated
People are not lazy. They simply have impotent goals / that is, goals that do not inspire them. Anthony Robbins
You aren't tired! You just lack energy due to you not being strongly motivated about something.
3. Drink Water
Not drinking enough water reduces your circulation giving your muscles less oxygen making you feel tired so make sure you're drinking at least a liter of water each day and also drink plenty of water while working out to stay energized.
4. Conquer Food Intolerances
If you notice that you get sluggish or very tired after eating certain foods then you probably have a food intolerance to that certain food and…
You need to take note of those foods that cause your energy levels to drop and you need to stop eating those foods and replace them with healthier alternatives.
You can Use this free food journal here to help you keep track of what foods tend to make you tired or more energized.
Iron gives you more energy by carrying more oxygen throughout your body.
6. Go Outside
Students who spent just 20 minutes a day outside felt more energetic than those who didn't according to research done at the University of Rochester probably because sunlight triggers your brain to release serotonin which helps to boost your mood and energy levels.
7. Eat Chia Seeds
The Ancient Aztecs and Mayans carried chia seeds with them to give them enough strength & endurance to help them complete long journeys.
You can add Chia Seeds to all kinds of snacks and recipes to increase your energy.
8. Sleep 6-to-8 Hours Each Night
Not getting enough sleep may be the #1 reason why you're always tired.
Too much stress saps your energy and reducing your stress will easily increase your energy.
10. Don't Sit Down For Long Periods Of Time
Sitting for a long period of time tends to make you tired & lazy so make it a point to get up and walk around after sitting for 30-to-60 minutes at a time to re-energize yourself
11. Fix Your Posture
Poor posture makes your body use more energy to make you stay upright leaving you with less energy for your normal daily activities.
12. Hang Out With Friends
Being lonely can put you in a bad mood and simply hanging out with friends (especially those that make you laugh) can improve your mood leading to more energy.
13. Lose Weight
Being overweight puts an extra strain on your body making you feel less energetic so just imagine how you would feel if you wore a 20 pound weight vest all day.
14. Never Eat Big Meals
Eating a large meals forces your body to digest a lot of food at one time taking away a lot of your energy making you feel sluggish.
Caffeine will quickly increase your energy because it boost your alertness, increases your work capacity and it enables you to perform your intellectual tasks more easily but when using caffeine…
16. Snack On Dark Chocolate
Dark Chocolate contains caffeine to give you an energy boost plus it gives you a rush of endorphins.
17. Use Lavender Soaps
Studies at the University of Miami show that the lavender's aroma increases production of the alertness-inducing beta waves in the brain leaving you with more energy.
Avoid these bad foods that will only give you a quick boost of energy and then make your energy levels come crashing down soon afterwards and instead…
Eat more of these energy producing foods like more complex carbs (such as oatmeal, fruits & veggies) and more lean proteins (such as nuts, beans & fish) that fill you up quicker giving you longer lasting energy.
19. Get Your B's
Taking a B-complex supplement will give you more energy because many of the B vitamins are required by your body to make energy and Fatigue is actually a symptom of being low in the B-complex vitamins.
20. Take a Power Nap
Take a short 20-to-45 minute nap in the afternoon to boost your energy throughout the day until bedtime.
A Harvard study shows that taking a 30 minute nap prevents your energy levels from getting lower and that a 60 minute nap will boost your energy and performance levels.
21. Get More Magnesium
A diet low in Magnesium can also cause you to be tired because Magnesium is needed by your body to break down glucose into energy.
Almonds, hazelnuts, cashews, more whole grains and fish are all high in Magnesium or you can Take a magnesium supplement
22. Try Not To Smoke
Smoking lowers the levels of oxygen in your body plus the nicotine makes it harder for to sleep rapidly decreasing your energy.
23. Get More Omega-3s
The Omega-3 fats found in fish, nuts and canola oil help keep your brain cells healthy which lead to you being more mentally alert & energetic.
24. Throw Water In Your Face
Splashing water in your face or taking a shower is a simple trick to quickly boost your energy after feeling tired.
25. Play Your Favorite Song
Playing music is one of the best ways to get into a better mood and increase your energy and many studies show how you can workout longer & harder while listening to music meaning you'll burn more fat much faster
26. Breathe With Your Belly
At times when you get stressed out you tend to take more chest breaths which are short shallow breaths resulting in you getting less 'energizing' oxygen throughout your body but…
When you breathe with your belly (which is called diaphragmatic breathing) your belly will expand and fill with much more 'energizing' oxygen and belly-breathing helps you deal with stress better and to get a perfect idea of how to do belly breathing…
Place your hand above your belly button and when you inhale your hand should rise and when you exhale your hand will sink back down.
27. Be A Hero
Doing some good in the world and helping to make somebody else life better can actually give you more energy because according to a study in the Journal of Health and Social Behavior…
Volunteer work boosts your energy in 6 ways by…
29. Is Your Thyroid Normal
If you suffer from chronic fatigue and you've tried everything in the book to increase your energy naturally then you may have hypothyroidism.
Hypothyroidism is a condition where you thyroid doesn't function properly causing your metabolism to be slower draining your energy.
Have your thyroid tested by a doctor or take this simple test here to see if you might have hypothyroidism but you can be proactive and look at How to treat hypothyroidism naturally without drugs to increase your energy.
30. Have More Sex
Sex is a fun way to get a huge rush of endorphins to put you in a much better mood to increase your energy.
31. Vitamin C
A lack of Vitamin C in your diet can lead to less energy so make sure you get enough vitamin C in your diet by Taking a Vitamin C supplement or eating more foods high Vitamin C such as oranges, tomatoes, and broccoli.
32. Don't Rely On "Energy Drinks" For Energy
Most energy drinks will give you a quick burst of energy but just like from eating these bad foods… Your energy levels will quickly come crashing down leaving you with even less energy than before craving another energy drink.
33. Sniff Peppermint
Psychologist at Wheeling Jesuit University found that athletes who sniffed a peppermint scent said that hey had more energy than those who did not sniff peppermint.
34. Intermittent Fasting
36. See Red
Red is a power color. If you are feeling low energy and need a kick to get going, try slipping on something red. You will instantly feel more powerful and energized.