Need More Energy First Thing In The AM? Read On! - Blog - Q93
March 3, 2021 | by: jolene

Need More Energy First Thing In The AM? Read On!

☞ Take 10 breaths: Stress has many effects on the body, one of which is decreased energy. So, start the day with 10 deep breaths, which helps relax you and cultivate a sense of awareness.

☞ Hydrate: Drinking water, even if you’re not thirsty, can be an energy booster, which is why many nutritionists recommend downing a glass first thing in the morning. The good news is that coffee counts too!

☞ Get moving: Exercise has all kinds of energy-boosting benefits, from pumping up your endorphins to improving concentration, to making you more active throughout the day.

☞ Eat: Choose a breakfast that is higher in protein and healthy fats.

☞ Watch the sugar: Too much will result in a ‘crash’, making you tired, hungry, and craving more sugar.

☞ Ignore your phone: Set boundaries so you aren’t bombarded by work emails or bad news first thing. Aim for a calm start to the day.

☞ Get to know yourself: What works for one person in the morning doesn’t always work for another. Change up your routine one habit at a time and see what’s best for you.