Even though it might feel impossible at times to feel happy, it’s important to stay positive and optimistic. Happiness is about energy management. When you’re energized, you feel happier, healthier and more productive.

Every day we use a lot of energy on our daily activities but we also deposit energy to our so-called energy account. You can’t always control the activities that drain your energy, but there are some steps that you can take to deposit more energy into your body and feel happier.

Here are 5 tips that you can follow to get more energy and live a happier life:

  • Exercise regularly

Even 30 minutes a day will increase your energy level and help you sleep better. Exercise relieves stress and tension, strengthens muscles and boosts endurance, which helps your body to work more efficiently during other physical activities and tasks during the day.

  • Meditate

Meditation improves your overall wellbeing and health as it changes the physical structure of the brain and rewires for higher level of happiness. Even if you do 5 minutes few times a week, you’ll notice a huge difference.

  • Spend time outside

Taking a short walk outside during your working day helps to increase your mood and limit negative thoughts. It also helps to break up your day and give you energy to stay productive.

  • Spend time with good people

Connect with colleagues, spend time with your family and friends and increase the amount of time you spend with people you enjoy being around. Positivity and energy of others can help to improve your mood, increase your energy levels, radiate positivity and improve motivation.

  • Eat nourishing food

A balanced diet with a high number of fruits and vegetables, lean protein, low-fat dairy and whole grains is essential for high energy levels as it will make you feel happier, healthier and more productive.