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Top 10 Ways to Stay Energized

What do you want? To work efficiently. When do you want it? After you take a nap. Kevin Purdy writes with ten tips to get you energized now and to maintain that momentum.

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In lieu of power bars and energy drinks, do some Internet research and concoct your own energy product; plenty of recipes are out there. But for general energizing snacks, an apple with cheese or veggies with fish are smart options. In the morning, see if you can squeeze a couple minutes of exercise into the mix. At work, you can listen to relaxing music that is not overly catchy, like Bach, to engage your brain without becoming distracted. Use some scented oils to engage your sense of smell, and maybe even allow yourself to be a little chilly. If your job is burning you out, consider using some vacation time or trying to find a new project. You probably already know what times of day you do your best work (likely the early morning), so schedule your demanding work according to when you are most awake. While you are at it, carve out about fifteen minutes just to be outside, so you can soak up Vitamin D. Reduce your caffeine intake, or at least space out your caffeine into smaller doses. And finally, master the power nap, which we have covered before. You can read the original article here: http://lifehacker.com/5054947/top-10-ways-to-stay-energized

About John Friscia

John Friscia is the Editor of Computer Aid's Accelerating IT Success. He began working for Computer Aid, Inc. in 2013 and continues to provide graphic design support for AITS. He graduated summa cum laude from Shippensburg University with a B.A. in English.

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