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Tips on How to Feel More Awake and Alert During the Day

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Tips on How to Feel More Awake and Alert During the Day
If you can barely keep your eyes open during the day, it’s time to evaluate your habits and change those that are draining your energy.

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Get quality sleep

Get quality sleep

Sleeping is one of the most important things that you need so that your body won't feel exhausted on a daily basis. Try to sleep about 7-8 hours on a daily basis consistently.

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Protein consumption and energy levels

Protein consumption and energy levels

If time allows, make yourself a decent breakfast like scrambled eggs or enjoy a fruit bowl. Consuming protein for breakfast allows your body to avert the inconsistent sugar level t...

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Increase your energy levels by exercising

Increase your energy levels by exercising

This may sound silly, but daily fatigue can actually be a way for your body to tell you that you need more stimulating activities.

Exercise raises your metabolism, boosts y...

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Dehydration and fatigue

Dehydration and fatigue

Not enough people drink the right amount of water needed by their bodies. Dehydration can lead to fatigue so always make sure to keep a bottle of water at reach.

If you sti...

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Let yourself have fun

Let yourself have fun

The best morning energizers doesn't cost much. By doing something you find enjoyable in the morning, like listening to music, watching an episode of your favorite show, or engaging in sexual in...

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Mood boosters

Mood boosters

If you run out of activities to help boost your mood, here are some other ways to relieve stress:

  • Volunteering
  • Journaling
  • Practicing Mindfulness
  • Meditat...

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Get More Sleep

Lack of sleep can result in you feeling lethargic, grumpy and tired. If you often feel this way, you may want to consider whether you’re getting enough sleep.

Try and aim for around 7 hour...

Reduce Stress

Feelings of stress can mean that you struggle to concentrate, experience racing thoughts, difficulty switching off and tiredness.

Strategies to improve your energy levels include taking some time for yourself to relax, reading or going for a walk.

Move More

One study found that sedentary people with persistent, unexplained fatigue decreased their tiredness by around 65% just by regularly participating in low-intensity cycling.

Get up and move your body like brisk walking or cycling to boost your energy levels.

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Sleep deprivation

Sleep deprivation

Willpower, memory, judgement, and attention all suffer when you are sleep deprived.

You drop things, crave junk food sugar, overeat, gain weight. You’re more irritable, negative, emotio...

Get through sleep deprivation:

  • Stabilize your blood sugar, by eating hearty food (protein and fat) more often.
  • Reduce refined carbs and increase fats and proteins.
  • B-complex vitamin supplements can give you an immediate boost in alertness and mental clarity.
  • Soak in an Epsom salt bath - might even help you get enough energy to exercise the next day.
  • Drink more water than you usually do to help compensate.
  • Exercise is the single best way to “take out the trash” in your body, and after staying up more hours than you should.

Ketosis

... is a natural process the body initiates to help us survive when food intake is low. During this state, we produce ketones, which are produced from the breakdown of fats in ...

Benefits of a Ketogenic Diet

  • Weight Loss.
  • Keto naturally lowers blood sugar levels due to the type of foods you eat.
  • Mental Focus: Ketones are a great source of fuel for the brain.
  • Increased Energy & Normalized Hunger: Fats are shown to be the most effective molecule to burn as fuel.
  • Epilepsy: Keto diet has been used since the early 1900’s to treat epilepsy successfully.
  • Cholesterol & Blood Pressure: shown to improve triglyceride levels and cholesterol levels most associated with arterial buildup.
  • Insulin Resistance.
  • Improvements in your skin health.

Do Not Eat on a Keto Diet

  • Grains – wheat, corn, rice, cereal, etc.
  • Sugar – honey, agave, maple syrup, etc.
  • Fruit – apples, bananas, oranges, etc.
  • Tubers – potato, yams, etc.