Natural Energy Boosters for the Girl-On-The-Go
We’ve all been there. The never-ending balancing act of work, friendships, relationships and self-care hits a breaking point and we need that extra something-something to help us tackle our daily schedule of to-dos. While those sugary energy drinks or extra cups of coffee may be tempting, we can do you one better with 5 natural energy boosters you can count on to keep you feeling focused, energized and alert all day long without the jitters or crash.
1) L-Theanine: Jitter-free energy
Ever heard of alpha brain waves? Associated with a state of wakeful relaxation and alertness, increased alpha brain waves can lead to a state of focused attention and creativity without the jittery feeling other stimulants can cause. You guessed it – L-Theanine has been shown to increase alpha brain activity, making it one of our fave for both promoting relaxation and a sense of calmness while simultaneously improving focus and mental clarity. Pro tip: you can get your daily dose of L-Theanine in Busy Bee.
2) Adaptogens: Say “eff no” to fatigue
Adaptogens, like Ginseng, Ashwagandha, and Rhodiola, are a class of herbs that have been used in traditional medicine for centuries to enhance the body's ability to adapt to stressors. By reducing fatigue and enhancing that natural spark within you, adaptogens empower us girls-on-the-go to tackle the day with ease. It’s no surprise that focus and energy elixir Busy Bee touts the inclusion of ginseng to help ease fatigue.
3) B Vitamins: Making food your fuel
B vitamins get an A+ in our book. A group of water-soluble vitamins, they are essential for converting the food we eat into energy. Vitamin B12 plays a specifically crucial role in energy production for the body and is mainly found in animal-based foods such as meat, fish, poultry, eggs, and dairy products. Need a new way to get your daily dose? Look no further than Busy Bee.
4) Exercise: For a happier, healthier, stronger you
This one is a no brainer. Moving your body on the reg is one of the most potent and accessible natural energy boosters available to us. Staying active helps increase blood flow, deliver oxygen and nutrients to our tissues, and supports overall cardiovascular health. That’s going to be a “yes” for us. Bonus points: exercise triggers the release of endorphins, our body's feel-good hormones, to help us feel less stressed and well, happier! (who knows the Legally Blonde line we’re thinking of right now…).
5) Protein: To maintain blood sugar levels
Ensuring your meals (especially breakfast ladies!) include an adequate amount of protein is key for maintaining stable blood sugar levels and keeping you feeling full and satiated for longer (buh-bye energy dips). Lean protein sources like chicken, fish, nuts, and seeds get two thumbs up in our book.
So yes, girls-on-the-go, we’re talking to you. You can say “no” to that mid-day slump and tackle your to-do with ease. Our goal: for you to unlock every bit of your potential, without the obstacles that stress and energy dips try to throw your way. And don’t forget, if you ever need a little helping hand? We (and Busy Bee) have got you…
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