Manage your energy, not your time.


  1. Take short breaks, preferably every 25 or 50 minutes.
    Purposely taking short breaks every 25 or 50 minutes to drink water, walk, or eat a healthy snack will help maintain high energy levels.
  2. Exercise daily.
    Even a 20-minute power walk counts.
  3. Drink lots of water.
    This will keep you hydrated and energized to function optimally
  4. Maintain a healthy weight.
    This will help you stay active.
  5. Get enough sleep.
    A good night's sleep allows your body and mind to recharge, leaving you refreshed and alert when you wake up.
  6. Minimize alcohol and caffeine.
    This will keep you healthy enough to go about your daily activities.
  7. Eat healthy foods.
    Fruits, vegetables, oatmeals, and low-carb diets are great choices for a healthy lifestyle.


So true. But, it's much more complicated than this. Yes, this book is not about healthy living and healthy eating, it's about productivity. And even books about health do not have enough knowledge to get you to the peak of your productivity, because so many things depend on our DNA. Me, for example, I have a few food allergies. Until I found them, I was quite unproductive. Since I realized, that my health is the only problem keeping me from being productive, it took me 3 years to find out what I should actually eat (or rather not eat).
Overall, what gives me high energy is simple:
* no sugar and no fructose (yes, no fruits)
* Minimize bread, pasta, and other food with simple carbohydrates. Millet is good though. Gluten is not good.
* No coffee, just green tea, and yerba mate
* Eat something fermented with every meal
* Nothing that may be hard for your stomach: lactose, beans, mushrooms, very spicy food, etc
As I said, this depends from person to person, and the only way to find out what works for you is to experiment. Not on one thing, but on everything you eat. And bear in mind, that it takes around 10 days for the body to recover from food that makes you weak. It's a very long time, so that's why it might take easily over one year to find out what food is actually good and bad for you.

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