7 natural ways to boost your energy

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Feeling tired and irritable? You can boost your energy levels by following some simple tips from the experts.

Sometimes you just need an extra boost of energy — whether it’s to help get you going in the morning or to push through the end of the workday. You don’t always have to rely on that cup of coffee, though!

Exhausted? Try this

We spoke with saludmóvil’s Chief Medical Officer and founder, Dr. Joseph Mosquera about what his go-to natural energy boosters are in a pinch, and why they work.

Here’s what Dr. Mosquera suggests to help you skip that afternoon slump:

Woman listening to music to boost her energy

Turn up the music

In 2013, German researchers found that when music has “high-groove” qualities, the brain gets excited and naturally induces movement in the listener.

“Basically, your playlist has the ability to boost your energy levels, no matter how sluggish you are feeling,” says Dr. Mosquera. “And if you sing along, research has shown you’ll experience an emotional high while it reduces levels of stress hormones.”

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Elara Mosquera
Elara Mosquera

ELARA MOSQUERA IS A JOURNALIST BASED IN CONNECTICUT. SHE SPECIALIZES IN IMMERSIVE JOURNALISM, AUDIENCE DEVELOPMENT, AND HAS AN EXTENSIVE BACKGROUND IN TRENDING DIGITAL NEWS. ELARA IS AN EDWARD R. MURROW AWARD WINNING PRODUCER, AS WELL AS AN EMMY NOMINATED PRODUCER. ELARA IS AN IKO LEVEL 3 CERTIFIED KITEBOARDER AND AN AVID MBSR (MINDFULNESS BASED STRESS REDUCTION) PRACTITIONER.