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10 From GEM:
10 Ways To Boost Your Energy
No matter how well we take care of ourselves, we all get to the point where we just don’t have enough energy to make it through the day. Many of us reach for coffee or other quick fixes, but you don’t have to do that. Short-term solutions don’t solve the real problem. Instead, try any one of the these 10 ways to fight your fatigue and boost your energy levels.
2. Get A Good Night’s Sleep
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With our busy lives, this is probably the hardest thing on this list to do. But we need 7-8 hours of sleep a night to be fully rested. Falling short of the minimum for a night or two isn’t a big deal, but consistently doing it builds up a “sleep debt” that’s nearly impossible to overcome. Examine your life and find some things you can “give up” in order to sleep at night. When you do that, you will avoid the mid-afternoon energy slump.