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How to do it all… Tips to stay energized throughout the day

Still going strong 5 fashion shows and 2 lounges later…

One of my favorite parts of fashion week (aside from the beautiful clothing and fierce hair/make-up looks) is the reunion I get with my fellow fashion and beauty bloggers as well as the ones I finally get to meet that prior to I’ve only known virtually. And what always gets me is the amount of “you’ve everywhere, how do you do so much” remarks I get; with the most hilarious direct quote being “I get exhausted just looking at your twitter feed.” It’s true, I’m no stranger to covering an insane amount of events in a week or even a day.

So how do I do it and not crash? For starters, I try to…

Stay hydrated – I drink at least 8 cups of water a day, if I’m starting to feel rundown I’m adding vitamin-c packets to my drinks or downing orange juice. If my throat starts to dry out from speaking too much I stock up on honey packets.

Eat well! Going healthy goes a long way (opt for veggies, fruits, grains and protein) and spacing meals and snacks out throughout the day. I also try to eat within an hour of waking up to get my metabolism going (even if it’s only a banana).

When I feel myself crashing I reach for natural almonds (I know they taste like cardboard but a handful goes a long way on your stamina) and fruit smoothies (not frozen yogurt based – those are not good for you).

Get some fresh air! If I’m having trouble focusing I try to take a 5-10 minute break at and go for a walk