If you can't seem to find the energy to pull yourself from your sheets in the morning and you're still getting enough shut-eye, it might actually be related to traditional Chinese medicine principles. Turns out, TCM can explain why you are so tired, and why you can't seem to find enough stamina to get out of bed and get a jumpstart on your day. When you're overcome with tiredness, and it starts to become chronic, it can be even more challenging to break free of the cycle. So, catching it early and looking into more Eastern medicine principles might be able to do the trick.
For those who are unfamiliar, Traditional Chinese Medicine is a more holistic approach to health that focuses on mind-body healing. It is based on the principles of yin and yang, opposite elements that must exist in balance for a healthy qi, or life energy. Practitioners of Chinese Medicine can assess health issues by looking for disturbances in this balance, which can often involve examining your tongue.
As a certified health coach, I work with clients on feeling energetic in the day and getting the sleep they need to function and feel restored. However, even if you're getting those zzz's, it's possible to still feel low in energy stores. And, if you're unsure of what lifestyle habits might be causing the drainage, it's worth a shot digging a bit deeper into less obvious theories, much like traditional Chinese medicine. The good news is it's easy to get your body back on track by incorporating some traditional Chinese medicine remedies. Here are seven reasons why you might not have the stamina you need in the morning and you're waking up so tired, based on TCM experts.