STOP, You Don’t Need That Cup of Caffeine!
Exerpt from: 50 Ways Happier, Healthier, And More Successful People Live On Their Own Terms by Benjamin P. Hardy
“Stop consuming caffeine
Although people think they perform better on caffeine, the truth is, they really don’t. Actually, we’ve become so dependent on caffeine that we use it to simply get back to our status-quo. When we’re off it, we under perform and become incapable.
Isn’t this absurd?
In his book, The Untethered Soul, Michael Singer argues that your energy should come from within — from your why — not from external stimulants. The scientific backing is substantial and unsurprising: intrinsic motivation destroys extrinsic motivation every day of the week.
Motivation aside — healthy eating, sleeping, and intensive exercise produce higher quantities and quality of energy than caffeine ever could. A holistic approach to life is essential. Garbage in, garbage out.
Give up the caffeine and see what happens. To avoid withdrawal headaches — which are mostly placebo — replace your caffeine with something else (another placebo). After a few days without caffeine, you’ll develop confidence in your ability to function without it.”
READ ENTIRE ARTICLE HERE: 50 Ways Happier, Healthier, And More Successful People Live On Their Own Terms by Benjamin P. Hardy
READ FORBES ARTICLE ON CAFFEINE HERE: Caffeine: The Silent Killer of Success