Do you constantly feel exhausted and worn-out and don’t understand why? The reason is that we tend to maintain habits that drain our energy and we don’t know how to avoid them. But the solution is very easy:  it only takes the will to do it.

We bring 9 things that steal your energy and the solutions for each one, proposed by the Dalai Lama.

Energy-Draining Everyday Habits

9. Keep Your Promises

9 Harmful Habits That Drain Your Energy And How To Get Rid Of Them
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Don’t make promises that you can’t keep. In an effort to be cool, you will end up destroying your good name. So if you make a promise, stick with it!

8. Stay Away From Toxic People

Many times, through wanting to help people, we end up receiving complaints and negative energy from other people. Surround yourself with positive people and avoid toxic ones.

7. Pay Your Bills On Time

“Don’t owe anyone anything” should be the motto of your life. Always pay your debts on time. Treat others as you would like to be treated.

6. Learn To Forgive

If we choose to live without forgiveness, we choose to suffer. Instead of poisoning yourself with hate, choose to forgive and move on, whether or not someone deserves your forgiveness.

Do this to give yourself peace. You will feel as if a weight has been lifted from your shoulders.

5. Focus On Doing What You Love

9 Harmful Habits That Drain Your Energy And How To Get Rid Of Them
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Sometimes we need to do things we don’t like, but when possible, delegate tasks you don’t like and focus on what you are passionate about.

4. Don’t Clutter…Renew!

If you want to let your life flow, don’t get stuck. Start by rearranging your room or renovating your closet.

Your home is a reflection of your energy and the clutter blocks its natural flow. So if you want to clear your mind, start by clearing the clutter in your space.

3.Face Adversity

Don’t hide from confrontations. If something bothers you, express it and remove it from your life. Do not wait for the solution to fall from the sky.  It’s often right here – you just have to look around.

2. Watch Your Health

Even the most brilliant mind can’t do without good health. Those who take care of their physical and mental health needs are much happier. Spend enough time taking care of your body.

1. Let Your Life Flow

You are part of everything, and everything is part of you. Stop struggling with life, accept it and let yourself go with the flow.  Just remember that you are the one who navigates the boat.

Based on materials from El mundo del yoga