3 Ways Busy Moms Can Boost Their Energy Level
Ever felt like there’s not enough coffee in the world to give you the energy you need to get through the day? While some days can be like this for all of us, it’s often a bit more so for moms who are trying to work full-time and attend to their studies on the side.
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There should be a brew that is specially designed for these types of super-humans but, sadly, they will have to settle for another cup of coffee.
You can actually boost those energy levels significantly if you manage to find just a little bit of time to squeeze in some of the tips below. It can be done in ten minutes or you could spend an hour on it – you will end up feeling a lot more energized, in any way.
Here is a handful of great tips for moms who need that extra energy every day so that you’re able to attend to your own needs as well.
First: Remember to exercise
You know that exercise is good for both your body and mind, of course, but who has time to head to the gym every third day? New studies have found that a short and intense exercise actually gives the same benefits if not more than a regular long exercise.
This means that you only have to put aside twenty minutes a couple of days per week to notice an immense difference on your energy levels as well as your general mood.
Just make sure that you make it a high-intensity interval training and give it your all – you only have twenty minutes to suffer through, in any way. Have a read in this article for some tips on how you can make it happen at home while the dinner is in the oven.
Next: Have you tried meditating?
Most people who have never tried meditation before may find it a bit daunting. How are you supposed to just sit there and think about nothing when there is so much going on? The trick to managing this is to have someone or something to guide you; try aura healing, for example, or give body scanning a shot.
While aura healing isn’t quite the same as meditation, it will still make you feel a lot more clear-minded and energized. Body scanning, on the other hand, is a form of meditation that brings your focus to your body parts; try it before going to bed as a method of falling asleep by first focusing on relaxing your toes and working your way up to the crown of your head.
It may feel a bit silly, to begin with, but when you’ve reached the crown of your head and spent some time on giving each body part attention, you will feel so much more relaxed and comfortable. It’s like your whole body just had a nap without you even noticing.
Now you should be able to face the day with a bit more energy than you used to. Remember that it’s important to give yourself some time to breathe and relax as well so that you’re able to feel your best every day – that way, you will also have much more energy to spend on others.