If you’re ready to improve your personal energy, follow these five steps to set meaningful goals and incorporate them into your calendar.
Step 1: Estimate your energy levels.
On a scale of 0 to 10, where are your current energy levels physically?
On a scale of 0 to 10, where are your current energy levels emotionally?
On a scale of 0 to 10, where are your current energy levels mentally?
On a scale of 0 to 10, where are your current energy levels spiritually?
Step 2: Determine how energy benefits you.
What are some ways professionally that you suffer from a lack of energy?
What are the precious moments in your personal life that you are missing out on because you don’t have the energy to show up?
What personal and professional benefits do you see in scheduling regular time to renew your personal energy levels?
Step 3: Identify how you renew your energy.
What activities do you use for renewing your energy and enjoying your life outside of work?
How much time do you schedule for those activities?
How much other time do you spend managing your energy levels?
Step 4: Assess how your energy fluctuates.
What time of day do you feel the most energetic?
What time of day do you feel the least energetic?
Step 5: Take steps to renew your energy.
Set a goal to improve your energy level from where it is today. Pick two categories out of the four dimensions of energy (physical, emotional, mental, or spiritual) to concentrate on improving.
List five ways that you can recharge your personal energy levels. Make sure these ideas speak to you. Only incorporate ideas that excite you.
Schedule time on your calendar each week to do these renewing activities!