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How to Boost Your Physical & Mental Energy

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Feeling tired, worn out or generally depleted? Join fitness and wellness consultant Kimberlee Bethany Bonura as she reveals a practical guide for self-care. You’ll learn how to tap into your hidden energy reserves and build a more meaningful, enjoyable life.

Lesson Breakdown

1. Facing the Day With Energy
Meet your instructor, Prof. Kimberlee Bethany Bonura, Ph.D., and start class by thinking about energy and the emotional and physical inputs that contribute to your vitality. Then try your first exercise to become more aware of your body and the signals it sends you.
2. Sleep: Your Energy 401(k)
3. Boost Your Energy With Breath
4. Energy Give-and-Take at Work
5. Energy Give-and-Take in Relationships
6. Awareness of Energy With Mindfulness
7. Conserving Energy With Deliberate Choice
8. Nurturing Your Energy With Diet
9. Boost Your Energy With Happiness & Play
10. Energy, Emotion & Loving Kindness
11. Your Energy Baseline
12. The Energetic Life You Choose

Taught by

Kimberlee Bethany Bonura, Ph.D.
Kimberlee Bethany Bonura, Ph.D.
Kimberlee Bethany Bonura, Ph.D., is a highly acclaimed fitness and wellness consultant with decades of experience teaching the benefits of physical and mental health to elite athletes, higher education institutions, nonprofit community organizations and corporations. She earned her doctorate in Educational Psychology from Florida State University. Her doctoral dissertation won national awards from the American Psychological Association (Division 47) and the Association for Applied Sport Psychology. She is also a triple-certified yoga instructor, registered with the Yoga Alliance and a member of the International Association of Yoga Therapists.

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