Everyone wants to get the most out of themselves everyday, present company included! Our daily performance is often the key to our success. After all, what we do each day adds up to the picture that is our lives.
Don’t settle for anything less than the best from yourself. Try the five ways to boost your performance each day below.
Become a creature of habit
A daily routine can be empowering. Wake up, go to your job, eat, exercise and go to sleep around the same time each day. When you have a routine in place that allows for a healthy diet and the right amount of sleep, you’ll decrease your stress and improve your well-being.
Take care of yourself
Your daily routine may place everyone else above yourself, but that’s not the way to go if you want to achieve your best. When you take care of yourself first, you ensure you have your best to give to others. Work out in the morning, read or meditate; do whatever you prefer to do for self-care. This will let you begin your day with less stress so you can manage and prioritize better throughout the day.
Eat an energy-focused diet
Steamed veggies, raw veggies and lean protein are the hallmarks of a healthy diet for energy. Healthy fats, such as coconut and olive oils, should become your cooking go-tos. Drink at least eight glasses of water each day. Focus on foods that will keep your body healthy and strong, and be cautious when it comes to everything else.
Work out regularly
There really is no downside to good daily exercise. It will help you release stress, boost your mood, increase your energy and improve your stamina. If you don’t have a regular workout routine, now is the time to create one and stick to it!
Schedule daily downtime
No matter how ambitious you are, you will burn out if you go too hard for too long. Set aside some free time–completely free of work or business activities–each day. Humans simply were not built to be “on” all the time, and if you try to cram work in constantly, you will find your focus and attention drifting, with less-than-desirable results. You may need to trim something else from your schedule to make this happen, but the results will be worth it.