I find it interesting how clutter affects me. It sounds kind of new-agey to talk about Feng Shui or about the 'energy of stuff'. The truth is that I think there is something to that. My surroundings definitely affect how I feel. Close your eyes and imagine yourself sitting at the city dump, watching them move the piles of trash around with … [Read more...]
Energy is an important thing since it's a prerequisite for all of the other things we want to do in our lives.
While it would be nice to have an unlimited supply of energy, the truth is that just isn't possible. To have energy, one must accept that there will be low energy times when rest and relaxation are required. At times, it's far too easy to go for passive relaxation like zoning out in front of the TV or spending time on Facebook, news sites or … [Read more...]
One of the things that I have found that I find most energizing is learning something new. Particularly if it's related to a topic that really interests me or is something that can help me out in life. It can be easy to get stuck in a routine that doesn't involve learning. It's easy to feel like we don't have the time to learn because we have … [Read more...]
One thing that has occurred to me thinking about this energy stuff is that one of the most energizing things is doing something that I'm passionate about. When I am engaged in things that excite me, it's hard not to feel more energetic. I am sure you know what I am talking about and have had the same experience. Granted, it can be hard at … [Read more...]
After learning about all of the things that were suggested for increasing energy as part of my July goal to create habits for energy, I thought I'd do a bit of shopping. While I admit that I am a bit skeptical about some of the things, I thought I'd try to keep an open mind and try them out. Starting habits for increased energy certainly isn't a … [Read more...]
Yesterday, I committed to working on habits to increase my energy for the month of July. Of course, the hope is that at least some of these habits stick around a lot longer and that this really improves things for me. While I started with just listing everything that I could think of that seemed like it would help increase my energy, it got me … [Read more...]
A new month is upon us and this month, I have a new goal of doing as many things to increase my energy as possible. Inspiration I think my inspiration for this has come from a few different places. One was reading Gretchen Rubin's The Happiness Project, which I have mentioned a few times recently. (A quick, easy read, but though-provoking and … [Read more...]