16 ways to feel insanely energetic, happy, and carefree

“There are risks and costs to a program of action. But they are far less than the long-range risks and costs of comfortable inaction.” — John F. Kennedy

Do you want to feel insanely energetic, inspired, happy, and carefree?

It is possible, but you must act, and you must be consistent. Mike Murdoch said it best: “You will never change your life unless you change something you do every day.”

But fear not, it gets easier as you go, and the benefits are enormous.

It’s not going to happen overnight however. Nothing good comes quick or easy. You will have to give up many of your creature comforts. Mindlessly surfing social media, watching garbage TV, eating junk food, and sleeping in at weekends will all have to go, or be significantly reduced.

If you want a better life, you have to make changes.

“Inspiration exists, but it has to find you working” — Pablo Picasso

I consider myself one of the most positive, happy, energetic, and carefree people I know. This is not by accident. I consistently act on the lessons I’ve learned over the past few years to keep my mind in peak condition.

Here are 16 tools that I practice on a regular basis. Some I’ve learned through trial and error, but the majority I picked up from people much smarter than myself, including many brilliant minds who have been writing about these practices for centuries.

  1. Exercise Regularly. Exercise positively impacts every other aspect of your life. It lifts your mood, boosts your confidence, gives you more energy, and is a natural anti-depressant. There is no better way to start the day, and a really solid workout makes the rest of the day feel like a walk in the park.

I’ve practiced and refined these tools over the last few years. I certainly don’t follow each of them every day (1–6 excluded), but when I practice the majority of them, they have a profound impact on how I feel. Life is life, so I’m not always bouncing around like the Energizer Bunny, but most of the time I genuinely do feel insanely energetic, happy, and carefree. I’m sure you’ll agree if you’ve ever met me.

If this list sounds a little daunting, don’t worry. Take baby steps, that’s how I started. Read a page from a good book each day. Go for a brisk walk three time a week. Read a blog about meditation, and then start practicing it for two minutes each morning. Action breeds more action.

Just start, and before you know it you’ll be building up a habit.

And the best news is, things get much easier as you go. You just need to be consistent.

Small consistent steps lead to big changes, always.

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Change is possible. I write to show that. Author | Recovered addict | Speaker | PhD candidate. www.brianpennie.com

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