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Feeling Drained? 9 Proven Tricks to Boost Energy Naturally

The Healthy Logo By Reader's Digest Editors of The Healthy | Slide 1 of 9: You might think multitasking will help you tackle your to-do list faster, but taking a few minutes to drift into space can actually do wonders for your energy level, according to Jacob Teitelbaum, MD, author of The Fatigue and Fibromyalgia Solution. "Shifting into a place that feels good through spacing out will then get you back in touch with your intuition, and you will be much more efficient," he says. So take a quick pause to daydream, chat up a friend or coworker, or make a cup of tea that matches your mood.

We all know that exercising and getting enough sleep can keep you energized throughout the day, but sometimes you just need a fast energy boost. If you're about to complain about how exhausted you are (again), try one of these science-backed energizing tactics to get you going.

SPACE OUT: You might think multitasking will help you tackle your to-do list faster, but taking a few minutes to drift into space can actually do wonders for your energy level, according to Jacob Teitelbaum, MD, author of The Fatigue and Fibromyalgia Solution. "Shifting into a place that feels good through spacing out will then get you back in touch with your intuition, and you will be much more efficient," he says. So take a quick pause to daydream, chat up a friend or coworker, or make a cup of tea that matches your mood. Click through the slideshow above for more energizing ideas.

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