If you’re a professional woman in your 30s or 40s, chances are you’ve experienced the dreaded 4 pm energy crash. You know – that feeling when all of a sudden, you can’t keep your eyes open and everything feels like it’s happening in slow motion? Yeah, that one.
Well, it turns out that this isn’t just something that happens to us every now and again – for many of us, it’s a daily occurrence. In fact, research shows that women are more likely than men to experience ‘afternoon fatigue’.
Which is not surprising… As professional women, we often feel like we have to do it all. We’re expected to be perfect parents, have successful careers, keep our house clean, and still find time for ourselves. It can feel like we’re constantly running on a hamster wheel – trying to keep up with all the demands of our lives, but never actually getting anywhere.
And for working women, this feeling is especially frustrating. We’re supposed to be powerhouse professionals, but sometimes it feels like our bodies are betraying us.
So why does this happen? And is there anything we can do about it? Thinking about this led me to do some research on this and what I found surprised me. Let’s take a closer look…
So when we are constantly feeling exhausted in the afternoon, we often think that something is wrong with us. And sometimes, we are just worn out from trying to do it all. But there could also be other underlying factors at play, such as hormonal imbalance, health issues, nutrient deficiencies, or even lifestyle choices impacting our energy levels.
So, the first step is to figure out what might be causing your afternoon fatigue.
To combat afternoon fatigue and feel more energized throughout the day, it’s important to take a holistic approach. This means looking at all aspects of your life – your nutrition, sleep habits, exercise routine, stress levels, and more – to identify any areas where you could make some changes.
For example, you might want to start incorporating more nutrient-rich foods into your diet or try adding a daily meditation practice. Additionally, it’s important to get enough sleep each night in order to give your body the time and rest it needs to recharge.
You can also look deeper and test your vitamins, minerals, and hormone levels. As a Board Certified Functional Wellness Homeopathic Practitioner and Coach, I recommend identifying the root cause first to achieve optimal health. After that, it is important to balance and rebuild your health through holistic remedies such as homeopathy, biofeedback, lifestyle changes, and nutritious supplementation.
Overall, it’s important to take the time to focus on your overall health and well-being. By making simple tweaks and incorporating a few small habits into your daily routine, you can effectively combat afternoon fatigue and feel more energized throughout the day
And if you’re struggling with stress or anxiety, don’t be afraid to seek out support. Whether that means talking to a professional, signing up for a yoga class, or checking for deficiencies and imbalances, there are plenty of options out there that can help you find the root cause, manage your symptoms and regain your energy.
With the right changes, you’ll be feeling energized and unstoppable in no time! Because when we have all the energy we need to power through our days, there’s nothing we can’t achieve!
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