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Secret of Adulthood: Burn Energy To Create Energy

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I’m surprised by how true this Secret of Adulthood proves to be.

Research shows that when people move faster, their metabolism speeds up. Also, because the way we act influences the way we feel (to an almost uncanny degree), acting with energy will make you feel more energetic. Standing up while talking on the phone, walking more quickly, speaking with more animation.

In fact, I’ve found that a slightly goofy–but highly effective–way to boost my energy is to jump up and down a few times. I do jumping-jacks by my desk, I run down the stairs, I hop over puddles. It takes energy, but it gives energy.

Have you found this to be true?

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