energy is the key to
you are, the better
will be in every area.
Your Main Energy Source
Hereís the important point. Positive emotions give you energy, while
negative emotions deplete your energy. When you are excited and
are interacting with people you love and enjoy, you sparkle with energy and
enthusiasm. When you are angry or depressed, or negative for any reason, you
feel tired and frustrated and, eventually, burned out.
You Burn A Lot of Energy
It takes 1,000 units of physical energy to operate your body and you do not
do physical labor, that physical energy can be refined in your body to
produce 100 units of emotional energy.
Emotional energy is a far more
refined form of energy, and it is absolutely essential to healthy emotional
Creating Mental Energy
If you do not consume all your energy units in the _expression of negative
emotions, such as fear, doubt, anger, and resentment, your emotional
energies are conserved. If your energy is conserved at one level, your body
continues to refine it into higher and better energy. 100 units of emotional
energy thus conserved will be refined by your body into 10 units of mental
Anger Is A Killer
Youíve probably heard someone described as ďshaking with anger.Ē When a
person is shaking with anger, it is an indication that he has burned up the
glucose or sugar-based energy in his system, and he is actually weak from
his angry outburst.
Keep Yourself Calm
Another characteristic of
very successful people
is that they keep
themselves calm much longer than the average person does. They are more
relaxed, more genial, and more in control of their emotions. They are very
aware that expressions of negative emotion deprive them of the energy they
need to be effective in the more important things they do. They donít allow
themselves to become upset or angry over little things, or even over large
things. They remain objective and detached.
The Wheel of Personal Success
Donít Take Things Personally
They stand back and refuse to take things personally. They do not allow
themselves to get drawn into arguments or other peopleís problems. They save
their energy for more productive purposes. The whole purpose of physical
relaxation is to allow yourself to recharge your emotional and mental
You donít engage in physical relaxation so much to relax your
physical body because itís likely you donít work that hard with your body.
The aim of rest and relaxation is more to build up your mental and emotional
energies and thereby improve the overall quality of your life.
Here are three things you can do immediately to put these ideas into action:
Keep your thoughts on your dreams and goals, and keep them off of the
things and people that cause you stress and negative emotions. This is
not easy, but itís very important.
energy by staying calm and positive in difficult
situations rather than allowing yourself to be upset or angry.
ample time to rest completely so you can recharge your physical and
emotional batteries. The better rested you are, the more effective you