I use to work overnights at local hospitals as a social worker in the Emergency Room. My circadian rhythm or natural sleep cycle was very off—my body slept during the daytime when the sun was out. When I left the “graveyard shift life,” I had to train my body to naturally sleep again—at night, ya know, like “normal” people. It took some time for my body to adjust to having energy during the day and resting at night versus sleeping during the day and being alert at night.
People are often surprised when I tell them I don’t take adult naps throughout the day. I try to ensure that I get at least 6 to 8 hours of sleep at night and for me, that’s enough.
Now, as a Breath Body and Energy Coach (yoga teacher, Usui Reiki practitioner, and psychotherapist), I help my clients understand how to maintain strategies to ensure that they have natural energy boosters throughout the day.
Here are seven tips on how to have more energy naturally. Read more…