Some mornings we wake up feeling fresh and ready to take on the day| and others leave a lot to be desired. If you’ve woken up wiped out or in a funk| one of these easy-to-follow tips will cure all.
- Watch a funny video: Laughter is clinically proven to improve your mood and stimulate your organs| allowing fresh and energizing oxygen-rich blood to circulate throughout your body. Click here for help.Do this to your ear lobes: The next time you’re feeling run down| vigorously rub your ears for one minute. This massaging motion stimulates acupressure points that can improve your circulation| and this improved blood circulation translates to improved energy. It’s like “pushing a reset button|” said Dr. Janet Zand. Is it weird? Yes. Does it work? Definitely.Make time to work out: Even when you’re tired and fading fast| boosting your body with a quick workout can turn things around. Studies have shown morning exercisers burn more calories| but if energy is your primary goal| working out any time of day is awesome.Turn on some tunes: Music has the power to alter your mood and head space. When you’re feeling sleepy or down in the dumps| turn on this happy running mix to pick up your spirit whether you’re on the road or stuck at your desk.Grab a power nap: If you can swing it| give your body a break with a little quality shut-eye. Sleeping for too long midday can make you more tired| so be sure to set your alarm to hit the scientifically proven sweet spot; between 10 and 20 minutes is just right for a jolt of energy.
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