🎄SALE! Get 15% off storewide with code HOLIDAYS at checkout. *Exclusions apply. Shop Now

Free Goal Training
Shop
Free Goal Training

Productivity

44 Actions You Can Take Now to Boost Your Energy

Too often, we seem to accept the fact that our energy level is what it is. It’s beyond our control. Not true. Like most things in life, we have more control than we think.

A Pair of Jumper Cables - Photo courtesy of ©iStockphoto.com/drflet, Image #391583

Photo courtesy of ©iStockphoto.com/drflet

Recently, just for the fun of it, I started making a list of all the things that energize me. I started out with a list of 10. Then it grew to 20, 30, then 40, and now, 44. But I am certain I have only just begun.

These are in no particular order:

  1. Take Vitamins.
  2. Lose weight.
  3. Organize your desk.
  4. Eat lean.
  5. Get 7–8 hours of sleep a night.
  6. Go to bed and get up at the same time every day.
  7. Take naps.
  8. Drink 8 glasses of water a day.
  9. Use a sun lamp.
  10. Exercise regularly.
  11. Stop watching or reading the news.
  12. Avoid negative people.
  13. Surround yourself with high-energy people.
  14. Walk faster.
  15. Decide to be energetic.
  16. Smile.
  17. Learn a new joke and tell it to someone.
  18. Read or watch something inspiring.
  19. Avoid sugar and white carbs (potatoes, bread, etc.)
  20. Reconcile with an estranged family member or friend.
  21. Go to church.
  22. Sing old TV theme songs with friends.
  23. Listen to music that moves you.
  24. Get outside.
  25. Breathe more deeply.
  26. Read the Bible.
  27. Relax your body.
  28. Cancel unproductive meetings.
  29. Plan a vacation.
  30. Experience art.
  31. Stop complaining.
  32. Be grateful.
  33. Pay someone a compliment.
  34. Give money to a good cause.
  35. Lighten someone else’s load.
  36. Travel with less stuff.
  37. Clean out your closet.
  38. Have dinner with a friend and be fully present.
  39. Take a shower.
  40. Get a massage.
  41. Turn off your mobile phone.
  42. Get lost in a great story.
  43. Make a list of why you are doing what you are doing.
  44. Dream about what is possible.

Here are a few other posts I have written on this topic: “How to Reboot Your Spirit,” “What Keeps You Going When You Want to Quit,” and “How to Boost Your Energy Level.”

Question: What have I missed. What is on your list? You can leave a comment by clicking here.

Disclosure of Material Connection: Some of the links in the post above are “affiliate links.” This means if you click on the link and purchase the item, we will receive an affiliate commission. Regardless, we only recommend products or services we use and believe will add value to our readers. We are disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission’s 16 CFR, Part 255: “Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising.

More In Productivity
Get Weekly Guidance for Free

Subscribe to the Full Focus newsletter for the latest insights and strategies in goal achievement.

Sign Up Now