Most adults juggle work and children on a daily basis, and in turn, they are met with extreme fatigue. It is easy to assume that these people simply need more sleep or caffeine, but for some, getting increasing rest or drinking more coffee is not enough. Fortunately, there are a number of ways to feel more energized during the day that do not involve the well-known remedies mentioned above. Here are eight everyday habits that cause fatigue and the easy ways to fix them.
The Comfy Desk Chair
Sitting for an extended period of time puts the body into idle mode. This is why moving from a desk chair to a car seat does not allow for the mind and body properly wake up. A comfortable desk chair also contributes to reduced motivation to move as it impairs circulation and reduces the amount of oxygen that flows to the brain. The best way to address this is to go for a walk, even if it is just a brisk ten-minute walk to increase circulation. If there is not enough time to do this while one is at work, swap the elevator for the stairs, or physically walk to a coworker’s area instead of calling them or rolling a chair over to their desk.