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5 simple steps to having more energy

So you can get stuff done and enjoy life! All the B vitamins or caffeine in the world is not going to make any difference if you’re running on empty. Here are 5 simple steps you can take to get more energy. Step 1 –  Become aware of how much energy you have.  Everyone starts each day with a set amount of energy. This amount can vary from person to person and from day to day. Make it a daily habit to check where your energy levels are at. Close your eyes and take a few seconds to feel where …

Change your focus for more Energy

What my grandmother and Pokémon GO taught me about overcoming fatigue When it comes to fatigue, there’s a balance between knowing when to rest and restore, and when to push through. Trust yourself and listen to your body. Or, just trick yourself, focus on something you enjoy, and see what happens. You might be surprised at what you can accomplish! When I visited my grandma in eastern Europe a few years ago, she taught me about the art of changing your focus. There was a lot of family drama going on at the time. She would distract me from it like a …

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How to get more energy – without caffeine

Have you ever wanted more energy during the day, and restful sleep at night? Or maybe you want to get over that 2-3 pm energy slump? Have you ever wanted to jump out of bed in the morning full of energy and ready to face the day? This article is for you! Here are 7 tips to increase your energy naturally – without caffeine. 1) Fuel yourself like the Ferrari you are Eating a properly balanced diet that’s tailored to your needs will allow you to fuel your body and set yourself up for success! Learn about eating for blood sugar balance here, …

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Healthy Snacks

Keep your energy and mental focus going strong When we eat foods that release sugar into our bloodstream quickly, our energy (and mood) tends to spike and crash like a roller coaster ride instead of being steady and sustained. We also tend to feel less satisfied and feel hungry sooner. It’s also harder on our body, especially our pancreas! Here are some healthy snack ideas that help promote blood sugar balance. As always, speak to your healthcare provider before making any changes, dietary, lifestyle or otherwise. Snack ideas for blood sugar balance Nuts and seeds (raw and unsalted) Hummus and veggies …

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Eating for blood sugar balance

Keep your energy and mental focus going strong When we eat foods that release sugar into our bloodstream quickly, our energy (and mood) tends to spike and crash like a roller coaster ride instead of being steady and sustained. We also tend to feel less satisfied and feel hungry sooner. It’s also harder on our body, especially our pancreas, and our nervous system. When our blood sugar spikes and crashes it tends to put our nervous system into the sympathetic or stressed out “fight or flight” mode. When our blood sugar stays more even it tends to help keep our …

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