Are You Leaking Energy?Jul 04, 2022
Do you feel tired? Do you get to the end of the day and feel completely zapped? Do you flop on the couch, exhausted and feeling like you’ve gotten nowhere? You may be leaking energy, and you may not even realise it.
As the name suggests, energy leaks can be a big drain on our lives. Think of your sink with a plug that doesn’t quite fit properly. You put water in the sink, but before you can use it for what you want and need, the water is slowly draining away. You need to get a plug that fits properly or you will never have the water you need.
Similarly, if you are leaking energy you’re perpetually tired. You spend your time catering to everyone else’s needs but your own. When you’re leaking energy, you’re not making good decisions. Get a plug that fits and you will feel energised and ready to take on the world!
Essentially, an energy leak is when you spend energy in ways that don’t actually support you. So what creates an energy leak?
Living your life without clear boundaries. If you don’t set clear, healthy boundaries you will find that you’re constantly at the mercy of others. You tend to spend your time and energy doing what others want you to do, over what you deep down want to do. In the long term this can lead to frustration and overwhelm. You will feel lost and unfulfilled.
Not taking care of yourself. If you are taking care of yourself, you will feel healthy, you will feel well, you can do your job and you can help and care for others. If you’re taking good care of yourself, you can do all the things you need and want to accomplish. Self care is anything you do to take care of yourself so you stay physically, mentally and emotionally well. Getting enough sleep, drinking enough water, getting regular exercise, maintaining positive social relationships and so on. Without these basics, you will leak energy every. single. day.
You affect, and you are affected by the energy around you. Be mindful of the people you spend time with, do they leave you feeling positive and energised? Or after some time with them do you leave feeling the weight of the world on your shoulders.
So what can you do about it?
If any of this sounds familiar, then it is time to pause and reset. Spend some time and identify why you’re leaking energy - Are you living without boundaries? Are you neglecting yourself? Are you spending time with the wrong people?
Then start to plug your energy leaks:
- Establish clear and healthy boundaries, say no when you need and want to
- Get clear on where you want to focus your energy
- Make sure you’re doing the basics of self care
- Ensure you’re spending time with people that give you good energy
When you stop leaking energy, you will notice your life starting to change. You will have more energy to put in more effort, to create better things in your life, to discover your hidden passions, to improve your relationships.
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