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5 More Ways to Increase Your Energy Levels
by Cal-EZ Team on May 30, 2017
A 2015 Gallup poll revealed that nearly two-thirds of Americans drink roughly three cups of coffee per day. Coffee is likely to continue to be our energy potion of choice, but a shift beyond a short-term energy boost is underway. Now, women are seeking holistic solutions to staying energized - and the answer isn’t necessarily at the bottom of a cup. In a recent study by //www.womensmarketing.com/whitepapers-research">Women’s Marketing Inc, the term wellness today is defined not only by physical health, but mental, emotional and social health. The report also explains that there is a growing interest in weaving wellness into every aspect of our lives, a term the report calls health creep. Health creep might sound like a clever marketing term - but we are seeing a broader awareness emerge of how every aspect of our lives influences our energy and health. And with that awareness, we get practical solutions (yay!). Here, we’re sharing ways to optimize alertness and productivity with your wellbeing in mind. These tips consider a variety of life-choices like your eating habits, the environment you immerse yourself in, how you are prioritizing your time, sleep hygiene and more. Even if you don’t plan to give up coffee, try experimenting with one of these five suggestions: ARRANGE YOUR OFFICE SPACE Whether you commute into the city for a paycheck or earn a living working remotely from a home office, a little thoughtful furniture placement and the deliberate use of color wherever your workstation is can go a long way. Mina Fies is a Virginia-based designer, zen remodeler, and creator of the //www.renovationroadmap.com">Renovation Roadmap who is certified in Interior Alignment®. Interior Alignment uses the principles of feng shui to bring more energy and balance to your space. Mina shared a few tips any of use can use -
- For balance, have a solid wall behind you and make sure your desk faces the door to open you up to the energy and opportunities that flow through it.
- Plants represents growth and abundance in your life, so place one in your "wealth corner," or the top left corner as you view from the door.
- Incorporate reds and oranges for energy, blues to stimulate creativity or yellows for organization - it all depends on what you feel you need in your day