Thursday, October 25, 2012

7 Tips for Getting an Energy Boost in the Next 10 Minutes

Tips take from the excellent website The Happiness Project


Go Outside in the Sunlight

Light deprivation is one reason that people feel tired.  For an extra boost, get your sunlight first thing in the morning.

Go For a Brisk Walk

Even a ten minute walk is enough to provide a feeling of energy and decreased tension.

Act With Energy

Trick yourself into feeling energetic by acting energectically.

Listen to Your Favorite Upbeat Song

Hearing stimulating music gives an instant lift.

Clean Up!

Why is this so effective?  Unclear - but it is.

Drink some Coffee

Coffee gets a bad rap, but fact is it boosts alertness, energy, and ability to focus. (Plus its a great source of antioxidants and dietry fiber.)

Tackle an Item on Your To-Do List

Unfinished tasks weigh us down.  Force yourself to complete some nagging chore.




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