Second, eating breakfast gives you energy for the rest of the day. Don’t forget: you spent 7 to 8 hours sleeping. While asleep, your body was fasting. A healthy meal in the morning will replenish your energy stores and help you to feel alive and alert.
Here are some simple ways to control cravings and boost your energy. First, don’t skip breakfast. Give your metabolism a jump start by eating a healthy breakfast. People who eat breakfast also tend to be slimmer because they have a higher metabolism and are able to control their cravings during a stressful day. Second, eat regular meals. If you go too long between meals you can get irritable and tired. This leads to you having less control over your cravings and a major dip in energy. Third, forget about the junk food and focus on complex carbohydrates as a source of energy. Baked potatoes, whole wheat, brown rice, and such will give you the energy boost you need without the inevitable low of junk food.
Stay on top of your stress. What stress management strategies will you rely on this season? Identify the activities that soothe or calm you and designate time for them now-before things really crank into high gear. Proactively managing your stress, tension, anxiety and frustration will help you stay in control of stress eating and other types of emotional eating that can sabotage weight loss.
You need to make a daily schedule of all the tasks and stick to it. Your body requires a regular routine in order to stay healthy. Initially it would be difficult to wake up early, but it is very important that you wake up early and exercise regularly. Even if you have a small walk or jog in the morning, it gives you fresh oxygen that helps your body and mind stay energetic throughout the day. Try this tip just one day, and you will see the results for yourself. Just write down your daily schedule and stick to it.
Again, you need to add protein in all meals. The easiest way to have proteins for lunch is to store leftovers from last nights dinner. Chicken chunks and pieces of fish, all are great sources of proteins. Just add them in your lunch over salads.
Who can support you and hold you accountable? I’m not talking about someone who will guilt or shame you into achieving goals – I’m talking about someone who will support you in achieving goals. Accountability is an important element to goal achievement. Who will support you with encouragement and want to hear your updates?
Alcohol is an easy way of increasing your calorific intake DRASTICALLY. With over 200 calories in a large glass of wine you can easily double your day’s calories during a party night out. Plus, alcohol leads to hunger and when drunk you are far less likely to eat wisely. So, in between your alcoholic drinks drink a large glass of water. This will reduce the calories consumed and will help to flush out the toxins (meaning less of a hangover the morning after).
Time management skills – Developing good time management skills and being aware of how you use your time is extremely important for your success. First you will need to develop a study plan and set aside a set amount of time of study hours per week. Are you more productive in the morning or at night? Figure out the time of day when you are most productive and use that time to study for your exams.