Imagine waking up every day feeling strong and energized! What would you give to have boundless, pulsing energy all day followed by a great night’s rejuvenating sleep and another vibrant day to follow it? Imagine having the same energy level at year end that you have after your Summer holiday!
This could truly be your reality, but you have to make a few changes if that’s what you want. You can't do what you are doing now and hope to get a different outcome, but with small incremental changes you could just find yourself feeling totally different. It's not one thing that can give you this outcome and it's not anything that’s too hard to do either. Increased energy levels is the prize. No more energy dips or energy crashes will make the changes you make worth your while.
We, at The Energy Incubator believe in the possibility of you thriving and having true wellbeing. We help you to identify where to start and we help you every step of the way to create the changes that will make the difference to you.
Let’s start with sugar. Can you halve your sugar intake starting from now? Don’t replace sugar with aspartame. You can use honey, Stevia or Xylitol. First prize is to teach your body not to want sweetness at all. Start to drink water with fruit or mint in it to give it a lovely taste. Start to cut down the sugar you have in your coffee and tea incrementally until you are having none. Cut out the readymade sauces, cereals and canned foods that contain loads of hidden sugars. Find something that you enjoy other than chocolate or sweets, something that has no sugar in it. Go for fruit, a handful of nuts, some popcorn, a rice cake with cottage cheese or hummus or a slice of cheese. Try and avoid cool drinks, juice, sweets or cakes for a week and you will find it gets easier and easier.
See how you feel with this. If there is no change in your energy levels let me know, because I can almost guarantee you will feel a chunk better. You should have increased well being almost immediately.
Read before you go to sleep at night. It really helps to quiet your mind so you can sleep. Start to get ready for bed an hour before sleep time. Dim the lights, switch off all screens and let go of the need to concentrate, problem solve or think. Try to go to sleep at the same time every night where possible and remember most people need at least 7 hours of uninterrupted sleep a night and 8 is even better!