In something of a blah or dull mood? Finding it difficult to focus on your work, get started on your chores, or even string thoughts together in a logical way? Feel as if someone has wrapped your brain in a heavy blanket?
That’s why not getting enough of the right nutrients can have a pretty big impact on both mental and physical energy, not to mention your overall mood.
If you’re trying to shift your brain into gear, a low to moderate dose of caffeine could help boost mental energy.
According to the American Psychological Association (APA), evidence consistently suggests that exercise benefits your mind as well as your body. Beyond helping promote physical health, regular exercise can do a lot to improve:
Certain supplements might also help increase mental energy and lead to improvements in memory, thinking, and attention.
Adding a regular meditation practice to your day could make it easier to mentally recharge and refocus — which can, in turn, help renew energy in the mind and body.