4 Ways to Maximize Your Energy, Effort and Output

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These days, it’s all too easy to think about how much more you could accomplish, master or earn if you only had more time. To compensate, we stretch ourselves entirely too thin. We cut back on sleep, we say no to lunch breaks in favor of stuffing our faces over our keyboards and we skip out on family activities and special events in order to put in more facetime at the office or place of business. Rather than maximizing efficiency and encouraging innovation, however, trying to cram a week’s worth of work into a single 24-hour period is leaving many of us overworked, overtired, and, quite simply, burnt out. We’re bitter toward our bosses, and we have a hard time leaving work behind when we come home. We’re struggling to find that balance between the things we must do to support ourselves and our families and the things we want to do for our own enjoyment. So, what’s the solution? As much as we all yearn for more hours in a day, it’s not about to happen – so rather than focus on time, which is finite, perhaps it’s time to start placing more emphasis on the energy we have to help fill that increasingly limited time. Consider the following: Resolve to Make New Rituals in the New Year Do certain behaviors and actions tend to zap your energy? Energy results when the body, mind, emotions and spirit work effectively in conjunction with one another, so anything that hinders any…
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