Modern life can leave you feeling exhausted, but it doesn't have to be that way. Many of the things that are common in everyday life decrease energy levels and make it difficult to be productive. If you are having trouble getting to the end of your to-do list, consider your lifestyle and look for changes that can give you the energy needed to power through your day.


1. Get the Right Amount of Sleep

While hearing we need more sleep isn't surprising, it isn't always the right answer, either. If you are getting between seven and eight hours of sleep each night and feel low in energy, sleep probably isn't the problem. If you are sleeping more than nine hours a night, however, you may want to consider cutting back. Too much sleep can leave you feeling groggy.

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