The 4 Elements of Personal Energy

by Andrew

The 4 elements of physical energy and how to master them

Based primarily on the works of Tony Schwartz, beginning with his quote “Manage your energy, not your time.”

The four energies we all have:

  1. Physical Energy – How healthy are you?
  2. Emotional Energy – How happy are you?
  3. Mental Energy – How well can you focus?
  4. Spiritual Energy – How connected are you to purpose? (Or, why are you doing all this?)

This article in particular then breaks down Physical Energy and what you can do to improve it. Sleep well, eat well, be at least a little active, and take breaks to renew yourself.

For more on steps you can take to ensure the health of all four energies, I recommend James Altucher’s Daily Practices, along with his tool