Women have the tendency to really over do it on a regular basis. It can catch up with you and wear you down. If you are in need of an energy boost please avoid the energy drinks that speed you up for a few hours until you crash.
There are 9 simple things that you can do right now that will increase your energy level. Of course in the long haul learning your limits, eating right and getting enough exercise will help to keep your energy up!
Drink Some Water
Your body may need some water and you may be feeling tired from being slightly dehydrated.
Drink at least 12 ounces of water and see if it helps you feel a bit perkier. Add a little lemon to give it some flavor.
Eat an Apple
An apple can have the same effect on your as caffeine without the bad side effects. So if you are feeling sluggish grab an apple!
Take a Quick Walk
Energy creates energy so if you can take a quick walk it may wake you up a bit.
If you are not able to take a walk because you are sitting at a desk get up and do some stretching. Even a little stretching will help you to regain some of your energy.
Taking a fifteen minute power nap will help you to feel instantly refreshed. A power nap will provide you with just enough rest to leave you feeling awake.
Even if you do not sleep and you just lie quietly and meditate for a fifteen minutes it will relax you and make you feel rested when you get up.
There are certain scents that can instantly wake you up. Filling your space with scent that is sure to give you a boost of energy is an easy way to feel energized.
All the Citrus smells are invigorating and will help you to wake up!
Pop a piece of sugar free gum in your mouth and chew away. The action of chewing will wake you up!
Eat Something Spicy
Studies have shown that eating something spicy can help you wake up. It does not have to be a big meal, it can be a small snack that has a kick!
Move to a Brighter Area
You can kick up your energy by simply moving to a better lit area. An area that has brighter lighting will help to wake up your brain.
Dim areas when you are feeling low on energy are inviting places to rest, if you need to be alert than step into the light!
Grab a Breath of Fresh Air
We all spend far too much time in climate controlled rooms. Open the window and breathe the fresh air in!
If you cannot open the window than step outside and take a few deep breaths. It will clear your mind and help you to feel energized!