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Doctrines & Morals
 
 
Health Corner…

WAYS TO GET OVER TIREDNESS

Stay hydrated

Without adequate hydration, your body is left feeling fatigued and your mood is affected, especially after exercise. In fact, if you lose 2% of the water stored in your tissue, your energy levels will plunge by 30%.

Talk to your colleagues

According to research, those who talk to co-workers more get through their work faster and feel less stressed.

Avoid alcohol

* Swap it for hot milk instead; the calcium helps you relax.

Watch TV re-runs

* Watching re-runs recharges a flagging brain, according to research, which suggests you’re not exerting mental energy and enjoying interactions with familiar characters restores your energy and willpower.

Exercise regularly and intensely

Exercise is an ideal way to boost your circulation and energy and therefore to avoid exhaustion. Additionally, exercise helps you increase your metabolism, reduce your tension and most importantly, it causes your body to release the Endorphins which are hormones that make you feel happy, satisfied and fulfilled.

It is important that you bring in some physical exercise in your daily schedule because if you are unfit, you feel tired and bored and eventually you do not have the mood to exercise.

Sleep well: Sleeping well is a vital way to beat your exhaustion. Make sure that you get a good quality sleep which is not restless or broken. It is only during the sleeping hours that all your internal organs rest, get fixed up, get charged and repaired. It is also only during your sleep that your mentality and psychology change and you see your life in a positive, optimistic and encouraging way.

To take the most out of your sleep and to beat your tiredness, you have to sleep and wake up at the same time every day. Sleeping well also requires that your bedroom is clean, quiet and dark and you only use it to get sleep and not for other activities such as reading, watching TV or doing any homework. Bear also in mind, that sleeping during the day cannot substitute in any way the quality and value of a proper night’s sleep. Sleeping during the day does not beat your fatigue either.

Plan the proper nutrition

What you put in your body has a direct impact on your mood, on your energy levels and on your health in general. It is important to avoid food that has negative effects on your body such a saturated fat, processed food, junk food, fast food which is high in calories and fat and especially saturated and trans fat.

You should not skip your breakfast because this would mean that you have an empty stomach until lunchtime which is going to make you feel tiredness.  A bowl of cereal helps lower your levels of stress hormone cortisol.

 Avoid the food that leaves you feeling tired and include food that make you feel alert. Make sure that each and every meal in your day is low-fat, low-calorie, low-sugar. In addition to giving you energy and keeping you healthy, food rich in fiber, minerals, vitamins and proteins will also help you burn your abdominal fat and build a sculpted, ripped physique. The secret for not feeling fatigue is eating often and small portions.Make sure that you consume enough carbohydrates, as these keep you blood sugar levels stable and you eventually manage to avoid fatigue.Consume foods which are rich in minerals and vitamins.

Stay away from stress

* The best way to deal with your stress is to identify which are the reasons that cause it. The reasons may be financial, business or job related issues.

Whatever are the sources of your stress, there are certain ways to fight it and stay away from it:

Try and find ways to get out of your miserable, stressful situation which is reducing your energy and gives you fatigue and tiredness.

Keep your job issues away from your leisure or relaxation time and away from your vacation period.

Engage yourself daily in strength training and cardio workout.

Find relaxation techniques such as listening to music, muscle relaxation, massage, yoga or meditation.

Slow down

Today people try to do too many things in a very short period of time. It is exactly these expectations and requirements that they have from their daily life that create exhaustion.

Slow down, take breaks and give time to yourself. Learn to relax. Stop being on the go all the time. Create a more balanced lifestyle for yourself as you find some time for your peace and tranquility as well. You will slow down and you will see that you do not only get rid of your fatigue but you will also think and function more effectively.Avoid snoozing

Set your alarm for the latest possible time and instantly get out of bed.It has been found out    that putting yourself through another fragmented sleep cycle impairs memory, hurts your general performance.

Summary

 You can get over tiredness  especially by doing away with bad lifestyle. For fatigue and  exhaustion,seek medical help to find the cause and then treatment.

Avoid self medication

“I must be overtired’, Buttercup managed. ‘The excitement and all.’

‘Rest then’, her mother cautioned. ‘Terrible things can happen when you’re overtired. I was overtired the night your father proposed.”

_William Goldman, The Princess Bride

“I just realized that sleep sometimes is the only precious wage for the hard working man.”

_Akilnathan Logeswaran


 


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