Do you often feel tired, listless and lack enthusiasm in your day to day routine? If yes, you could be among the majority of people who lack the energy required to make it to the top level.
Can you improve your energy levels? Yes, for sure. Does it help? Yes again, studies have found that people who have positive energy are high performers. The low and negative energy can affect your performance adversely.
Energy is power. Successful people often have high energy and enthusiasm that enables them to achieve what they want. People with high energy often attract the best opportunities and luck.
So, explore the secrets to increase your energy and power your way to success:
1. Focus on the Process:
Don’t let the outcome bog you down. Go with the flow and focus on the process. When you are doing something with sincerity, commitment and full efforts, you feel energised. But when you are too anxious about the results, it weighs you down and you eventually fail to accomplish what you want.
2. Channelize Negativity with Creativity:
In a survey conducted by Gallup, it was found that people who spent time using their strengths were able to channelize negativity and emotions better.
In other words, our brains work effectively when they are engaged in something creative, meaningful and important to us. When you spend time doing things that are really meaningful, you will have less worries, stress, anger, sadness and pain.
People who spend more than 10+ hours per day had least amount of negative emotions and experiences.
3. Right Diet & Good Health:
What you eat has a bearing on your system, it affects your energy levels. When you eat heavy food, it doesn’t make you energetic. On the contrary, body needs to work overtime to digest the food and saps your energies. A balanced diet of fresh food that suits your body can help your system keep up the energy levels.
Good health is a source of abundant energy levels. Successful people devote time to stay in good health and prioritise it. It helps them keep up their energy levels and spirits high. Nothing comes without efforts.
4. Make Progress:
Human beings crave progress. It is our nature to seek progress. When we do something progressive every day we feel good about it. It creates energy that helps us strive and accomplish more.
Build routines and habits that can help you get make progress in your day to day activities. The more progress you make, the more you grow and the better you feel about yourself.
5. Conserve Energy:
In his famous book, “The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People,” Steven Covey elaborates about circle of influence. It is the things you can control. It doesn’t matter whatever your profession or whatever you do, you cannot control everything.
You have to learn to focus your energies on things you can control and stop wasting time and energies on things you don’t. When we worry too much about things which are not in our control, we lose control of what we can control.
6. Radiate Positivity & Energy:
When you radiate positivity, enthusiasm and energy, you attract the best things in your life. Your interactions with others become meaningful and encouraging. You become an energiser and it helps you accomplish great things too.
The energisers are people who raise the standards of those around them. They radiate a genuine enthusiasm for what they do and their commitment, energy levels are infectious too. These energisers are often driven by a mission that is unselfish and bigger than personal gains.
7. Love What You Do:
Stanford researchers recently studied the brains of students to see how attitude affects achievement, they found something astonishing. Your outlook on learning, is as important as your IQ.
Simply put, when you do something with love, attention and care it makes a world of difference. The attitude with which you do things goes a long way in determining its outcome. When you work with love, it creates a positive vibe and energy that is hard to miss. It reflects in what you do.
People who derive pleasure and love what they do often surpass talented individuals. The sheer love and passion opens door to learning, which leads to achievements.
8. Control Your Mind:
Your mind is the most powerful supercomputer on the planet. It is capable of elevating you to the highest things in human life. But when it is constantly wandering and out of control, it can dissipate energy.
Whether it is the top level Olympians, artists, or professionals, they know how to control their mind when it matters the most. They practice breathing techniques, exercise, meditate and build routines that help them gradually control their minds.
When the mind is quiet and devoid of thoughts, it generates great energy. This energy comes from the depths of our being and can be channelized to achieve great things.