We’ve all been there. It’s 3 PM, you have one more project before you can wrap up the day, but you’re exhausted. You want to grab a cup of coffee, but you know you’ll either crash super hard or be up all night drinking caffeine this late. Now what?!
Everybody struggles with low energy from time to time, but it can hit those of us living with depression especially hard. Between our screwed-up sleep patterns, negative thought loops, and ever-changing moods, we may be more likely to reach for a mid-day energy boost than most.
Instead of reaching for that caffeinated energy drink that will make you crash and leave you even more irritable, try some of these natural, scientifically proven energy boosters:
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