5 Habits to Beat Burnout and Get More Energy

October 3, 2021 in Food

Are you struggling with fatigue and low energy levels? Do you feel exhausted all the time? Are you constantly worried? Do you find unhelpful chatter going on in your head? These are just some of the signs that your energy is going rock bottom and you may be at risk of burnout.

Below are some habits that can help you beat burnout and get more energy:

1. Lose Weight to Gain Energy
If your body is carrying excess weight, it can be exhausting, it also puts extra strain on your heart, which can make you tired. Losing weight will make you feel much more energetic.

2. Consume Colorful Plants
Plants are very beneficial to our health, they provide fiber which is food for our helpful gut bacteria who make useful nutrients that help keep us energized and happy. They are also stuffed with essential vitamins, minerals, and phytonutrients which help dampen down inflammation and support us to make energy.

3. Get More Sleep
Burnout is associated with sleep problems and sleep is important for our energy levels. Poor sleep is linked to low mood and mental health issues. Reduce exposure to blue light in the evening from LEDs on computer screens, tablets, e-books, and televisions since this can suppress our sleep hormone melatonin and make it harder to fall asleep.

4. Explore The Nature
Nature has amazing healing powers and spending time in a natural environment can be very calming for our nervous system, it helps us feel less anxious and give us a general sense of well-being.

5. Drink More Water
Sometimes you feel tired simply fitbaruae because you’re mildly dehydrated. A glass of water will do the trick, especially after exercise. Dehydration can manifest as fatigue or low energy, so staying hydrated will help prevent it.

Written by Jemarie Carino, KCAL Nutritionist
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