In today’s world, it is not uncommon to experience the feelings of burnout, lack of energy or motivation, or a general feeling of malaise. Many of us have simply come to accept these feelings as our baseline. After all, between today’s hectic schedule, a 24 hour news cycle, and seemingly little time to ever recover, it is not uncommon for people to feel tired all the time.
But should we accept this as normal? The term “self-care” has been popularized in recent years, but it can be broken down into a simple concept: taking care of yourself. There are always things you can do––choices you can make––to take better care of your mental and physical health. In fact, these things must become priorities, particularly in our day and age.
I’m Sleeping, But I’m Still So Tired All The Time!
Maybe you get 8 or 9 hours a night and still feel terrible. Maybe you’ve even gone to the doctor, and they can’t find anything wrong with you. There may be one overlooked factor that is eluding you.
People with underlying fungal conditions like yeast problems often experience feelings of malaise and lethargy, or the lack of motivation to do anything. Often times they will feel like they are in a fog, have trouble focusing, and an even harder time “getting going”. If you are having a hard time discerning the underlying cause of your tiredness, here are a few things to do.
Start The Kaufmann One Diet
Food is fuel, and you need fuel to have energy. The Kaufmann Diet is a great place to start. It provides an excellent nutritional platform, giving your body the fuel it needs to thrive. The Kaufmann Diet will also address any sort of underlying fungal issue that may be contributing to your lack of energy. Be sure to include some safe, natural anti-fungal supplements. Get your doctor’s permission to begin both the diet and the supplement regimen.
Start a Sensible Exercise Routine.
It may seem ironic that expending energy gives you more energy, but our bodies are designed to move, and they more they move, the better they work. Just 150 minutes per week of moderate exercise is enough to experience the benefits of exercise. Read more
Make Stress Reduction a Priority.
In today’s world, we must take sensible steps to reduce our stress levels; this can mean taking quiet time to pray or meditate each day. It can mean participating in hobbies or taking vacations. Stress reduction is key to supporting good health and healthy energy levels. Read more
Cut Out Caffeine
Caffeine can be a beneficial stimulant for some people, but the resultant crash can leave you tireder than before. Skip the caffeine for a while and see if you do not eventually experience greater overall energy.