tips to boost your vitality
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Do you struggle
to keep your eyes open even after a good night's sleep or feel you are always in
a slump? This simple plan will bring the energy surging back into your life.
Have a proper breakfast: When you wake up
your blood sugar levels are at their lowest as you have been fasting while you
sleep. So have a proper breakfast to energise your body.
Move your body: Physical activity tells
your body to perk up so you need to stop equating mental tiredness with physical
tiredness. Think of exercise as something that won't take long and will leave
you feeling exhilarated rather than exhausted.
Go easy on caffeine: Every time we drink
something with caffeine in it, the body is stimulated to release insulin and
blood sugar levels drop. As your blood sugar crashes your energy levels plummet
leaving you unable to concentrate and craving unhealthy food. So cut back on the
cappuccinos and diet colas and try drinking Chinese green tea or water instead.
Fresh fruit juice or a smoothie will also help perk you up.
Put on your dancing shoes : Singing and
dancing, even if it is in the privacy of your own home, will do wonders for your
Try something new: High-energy people are
always trying new things even when old and familiar patterns seem good enough.
Experts agree that boredom is one of the most common energy zappers so try
adding something new to your life.
Try a food you've never eaten, change your hair colour or book a long weekend to
somewhere you've never been. An interest that absorbs you such as gardening or
playing an instrument will also give you a boost.
-IANS / Times of India