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ing a huge difference in our business, we can express our full Yang, or active side. #4 Cut the Caffeine You probably knew this one was coming. Not everybody needs to eliminate all caffeine; it depends on how you metabolize it. You might consider going caffeine free for a few weeks as part of a medically supervised detox. During the detox you’ll probably feel lousy, but the reward is feeling super charged with true energy. Caffeine gives you extra energy, but it can start to deplete your long term energy stores. It can also make you feel more tired when the effects wear off, and disrupt your sleep cycle. This can lead to 66 | SavvyBizWomen Sleep: Your Secret Weapon for Success in Business and Life adrenal fatigue, and if you’re too tired to do your most important work, it can be devastating to your bottom line, and you won’t be able to serve as many people. #5 Give Yourself a Great Reason to Wake Up This tip is quite a bit deeper than the ones above, which are basically habits. The inner work of identifying what you want your life to be and why you are doing what you do is crucial. This gives you the fuel to jump out of bed everyday to work on your mission. Not being able to wake up is sometimes linked to depression, and depression is a state where one is not aligned with their inner vision for themselves. #6 Work with a health professional As with everything in Naturopathic Medicine, we can take one symptom, such as difficulty waking up in the morning, in five different people, and you could have five different reasons for why that is happening. There are of course nutritional and herbal strategies that can improve sleep but that information has to be tailored to the individual because there in no one diet or magic supplement that is going to be good for everyone. For a more personalized plan, it’s important that you see amedical or naturopathic doctor who can help you get to the root cause of your health. It’s also important to rule out any serious health concerns that may be affecting your sleep. Nana Jokura, ND is a licensed Naturopathic Doctor, speaker and Director of Accept Wellness. She helps people achieve wealth through health by identifying the root cause for their healing so they can make their greatest contribution in life.Get your free Health is Wealth Tip Sheet: www.acceptwellness.com


SBW Issue 11 Jeneth Blackert
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