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Renew and Refresh: Practical Tips for Energizing Your Spring

Yoga Teacher Karin Baltisberger - Copyright Olivia Pulver - July 2022

Spring is a time of renewal and growth, but sometimes the change in seasons can leave us feeling sluggish and drained of energy. It is important to take care of yourself and find ways to boost your energy levels so you can enjoy all that spring has to offer. Here are five practical tips to help you do just that.

Get outside and into nature

A study published in the International Journal of Environmental Health Research found that spending time in nature can lead to improved mood and increased energy levels. The researchers found that participants who spent time in nature reported feeling more energized and less fatigued than those who spent time indoors.

Journal your thoughts and feelings

Research has shown that journaling can have a positive impact on mental health. A study published in Advances in Psychiatric Treatment found that expressive writing (such as journaling) can lead to improvements in mood, reduced stress levels, and increased self-awareness. Journaling can help individuals process their thoughts and feelings, leading to a greater sense of well-being.

Practice yoga or other gentle exercises

Research has shown that yoga can help improve energy levels. A study published in the Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine found that practicing yoga can lead to significant improvements in energy levels and overall well-being. The researchers found that yoga helped participants feel more invigorated and less fatigued.

If you look for some inspiration for your yoga practice, my new Spring Booster Program contains four new flows to boost your energy and well-being.

Say no to energy drainers

Setting boundaries and saying no to energy drainers can have a positive impact on mental health. A study published in the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology found that saying no can lead to increased feelings of empowerment and control. The researchers found that participants who set boundaries reported feeling more in control of their lives and experienced less stress.

Get enough sleep and rest

Getting enough sleep and rest is essential for maintaining energy levels. A study published in the Journal of Sleep Research found that getting enough sleep is associated with increased energy levels and improved cognitive function. The researchers found that individuals who got at least 7-8 hours of sleep each night reported feeling more alert and energized throughout the day.

 

In conclusion, boosting your energy levels in spring is all about taking care of yourself and making time for activities that help you feel energized and refreshed. Try incorporating these five tips into your daily routine and see how much of a difference it can make.

Discover my new SPRING BOOSTER PROGRAM

Four new sequences are available as digital download. Go to the shop.

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