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How to consciously manage energy levels

How to consciously manage energy levels?

Do you too often find yourself feeling as if you have too much to do with too little time to do it in?  Have you wondered why?

It is taken as a given that we live in busy fast paced world.  It is taken as a given that we likely have a lot to do.

However surely there has to be strategies that offer hope to those us struggling with fatigue?

Strategies that will help us better manage our energy  levels and reduce the risk of fatigue?

This is exactly what I was asked recently by Huffington Post Lifestyle Editor Leigh Campbell?

For my reply please read on.

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Listen to your body

Whole body healthListen to your body.  Prevention is better than cure.

The body’s aim is to maintain balance across its systems that together comprise your body.

These systems are interconnected and interdependent.

The body constantly monitors these systems to determine if they are in balance.  If it finds them out of balance, it makes adjustments to bring them back into balance

What to know more?  Read on.

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This Girl Can

This girl can.

Have you seen the campaign recently launched in the UK.

It’s aim is to encourage girls and women to get active.

In their words “This Girl Can is here to inspire women to wiggle, jiggle, move and prove that judgement is a barrier that can be overcome.”

In reading and watching the campaign I took our 10 key messages.

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Combat poor food choices when stressed?

Combat poor food choices or overeating when stressed or busy.

Ever had a super busy or stressful day, week, month or months?  Yes, my hand is also in the air.

I have 4 questions for you:

  1. Did it undermine your good intentions to make healthy food choices?
  2. Did you instead find yourself craving or seeking out comfort (aka energy dense unhealthy) food?
  3. Did you find yourself inhaling your food at a rapid rate?
  4. Did you eat something before you were aware you had it in your hand?
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Simple exercise tips

Simple exercise tips.

Some of us invest a significant amount of time and money to exericse.  And some of us lack the confidence to know where to start being active.

There has been a significant amount of research conducted on exercise.  The concluding principles of this research are consistent and surprisingly common-sense.

Read on for simple exercise tips that I believe will help you reap reward and enjoyment for your efforts.

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How to achieve optimal health?

How to achieve optimal health?  So many health experts, so many health solutions.

Health information and solutions appear infinite.

If you start reading or researching, you may disappear for days, weeks or maybe for months.  And it is likely you will resurface still confused about where to start.

What is it you need to know before you jump in?

Read on for clear and simple insights into what appears to be our modern-day holy grail – our desire for optimal health.

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How to change your food habits?

How to change your food habits?

Do you know you need to eat better, do you know what you should be eating but still don’t.

Do you feel that despite your best intentions life and stuff seem to derail or seemingly sabotage your efforts?

Have you wondered why?

Read more about what you need to know to begin your journey of changing your food habits.

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How to nap to improve mood & alertness

How to nap to improve mood and alertness.

Did you know statistics indicate we are becoming more not less sleep deprived?  Poor quality or lack of sleep that leads to sleep deprivation contributes to and is associated with a range of health conditions and diseases.

Other than investing in 7-8 hours sleep a night, did you know you can use napping as a simple strategy to help combat sleep deprivation.

Read on to understand how to reap these benefits of napping.

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