Welcome to the Late Summer, energy slowdown!
This is the time of year when everyone feels an energy slump.
Especially after those go, go, go days of; high energized, fun filled adventures that come with Summer holidays.
In Canada, especially once the weather improves a tiny bit, everyone and their pet, heads outside to get rid of some of that "pent up" winter energy.
But like all things requiring energy, what goes out, must came back in. Expending way more energy than we are used to; trying to enjoy all those outdoor activities we can't do for 3/4 of the year, catches up with us.
When you stretch that elastic band as far as you can, it's going to snap back. Often leaving you even more tired than before.
Thus the need for some simple steps, that require no "extra" energy.
So you can quickly restore your own energy to get back in the game of life.
I don't know about you, but Mid to late August is always a time when I feel completely unmotivated! Not only do I have low energy physically, but mentally and emotionally I feel kind of flat.
And for someone who is an entrepreneur, business owner and a mom; it often creates a lot of frustration.
I have seen so many people lately, who are feeling really stuck in life right now. There is a general consensus of feeling uninspired and definitely frustrated due to this.
Holidays are coming to an end. The hot (okay sort of warm, this year) weather is drawing to a close and we feel it! We want to keep the party going, but the universal energy flow says - "No Way Jose! Time to shut down and recoup."
Do you feel like you're stuck? That your life isn't going in the direction you want it to right now?
With the wind down of Summer, and families trying to get back into some type of "normal" routine, there is often a lot of chaos, and indecision.
Some people are great at handling change and others not so much.
I kind of sit in the middle. For me, change is welcome and inspiring when I feel like I am in control of it! However, when change is being "thrust" upon me, and I'm not prepared or willing to accept it; I can become quite angry and frustrated, which causes me to shut down.
Often, when life is not going in the direction you thought it should you can feel chaotic and out of control. Like someone else is holding the reins and you are just a marionette on the end; doing what someone else wants!
If so, then it's time to reconnect with your true inner self, listen to your own intuition and honour yourself right now.
We are still in Summertime, even if it is quickly waning!
So, take some time, right now, to just lay low and love yourself.
Do whatever you have been putting off to take care of yourself when you feel this way. You can't always be going upwards and forwards in life, sometimes you need to take a break and reflect on what you have been working on and progressing through, so you can redirect your life journey.
Labour day weekend, is a time for me to take stock on how my year has been going so far.
How are my dreams, goals and aspirations from the turn of the new year progressing?
What do I need to do to get myself back on track from the Summer slowdown?
So that fall, is a highly inspiring, productive time for me.
In other words, how do I re-inspire and re-motivate myself!?
There are a number of tools I use, to help myself out of a slump and to improve my energy.
Here are my Five Simple Steps to Improve Your Overall Energy;
1. Journal - write out all the ways that you're feeling stuck, unhappy, frustrated and overwhelmed.
Maybe you haven't been feeding your body the best nutrients. Or feeding your mind the right thoughts! Then review and assess what each of these means to you, right now in your life.
Is there something that maybe you need to change. Or do you simply need to be okay with just doing nothing creative right now!? Sometimes taking written stock of how you're feeling can quickly put it into perspective.
Allowing you to be more okay with where you right now. Knowing that it will change. Nothing ever stays the same! Or, maybe there is something now so obvious that you need to stop hanging onto or doing!?
2. Share with a friend – Misery loves company and all that jazz! But really, often taking the time to share how you are feeling with someone you love and trust, will create an opening.
Maybe just hearing that she/he also feels this way sometimes, will help to put it into perspective. Allowing you some much needed breathing space to be okay with where you are right now. Knowing that it can and will change for the better. You have the power of will to change anything!
3. Meditate on a solution - Now that you have some clarity, meditate on it! I'm not one to meditate on a daily basis. I find other ways to be clear and soulful, that serve me in the way I desire. However, when the going get's tough and I need a solution on a deep, emotional and mental realm, I meditate!
My technique is to get comfy, be still, quiet my breathing and mind, slow everything down to just the absolute moment. The quieter I can make my mind the more open I am to a solution just "popping in!"
The key is to be open and willing for anything to be an answer. Do not preconceive or judge your results.
4. Allow and Let go – Two of the hardest words for most human beings to accept wholeheartedly. I know it is for me! Being okay with sitting and waiting for life to unfold is not my strong suit. I'm more of a "Go and Get her!", kinda gal. What is interesting though, is that when I really find an inner strength to be patient, ask for an answer, and allow that answer to unfold. Even if, it means waiting longer than I think!
The solution that comes always blows me away with it's beauty, simplicity and definite resonance, with what feels absolutely RIGHT.
5. Begin with one simple step - Last but certainly not least; take that feel good answer and consciously decide on one simple step forward. What one little thing can you do today to make that answer begin to unfold in your life? Maybe a quick juice cleanse for 3 days is all you need. Or maybe there is someone whom you need to release from your life? and so on…
I would love for you to share with me your results of these steps! Let's all get unstuck together, in a qualitative, soul purposeful way, today!
Once you've worked through these steps; what one thing did you discover you needed to change? I'd love to know.
If you are REALLY struggling with getting un-stuck and feel unable to pull yourself up and out of this slump. I highly suggest you check out my - Joy Kit! It has specific Dynamic Medicine to help release any level of low grade, acute or chronic depression. There are lots of great exercises in the booklet to help you restore your joy and get back to living your life with a lighter heart.
All of these kits are designed to help you break free of any kind of energy slump, on a mental, emotional and physical level.
Each kit is full of insider secrets, tips, tricks, specific nutrients, physical support and mental, emotional support tools!
Every kit is designed to take the guess work out of how you can heal yourself in the comfort of your own home.
Remember anger is the great motivator! There is a time and a place for every emotional reaction. The key is to utilizing your emotions to inspire and motivate yourself. Not harm someone else.
If a kit or do it yourself style won't cut it for the depth of despair that you are in – please honour yourself in one small way; Ask for my help - Simply click this link to book a FREE one on one Health Assessment with me today!
I am always here for you if you need me.
In true resonant health,
Have a Self Inspiring week!
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