Plan ahead so that you are not doing all of your work in one day or at one time during the day.
Space your activities and work throughout the day. Do some work, then take a break. The trick is to quit before you feel tired. If you do small amounts of work at a time, you will be able to do more in the long run.
Sit rather than stand when doing activities such as ironing, washing dishes, shaving, or brushing your teeth.
At work, sit and rest during breaks and at lunch time.
When doing a task, gather all the supplies you will need first. That way, you will avoid having to go back and forth as you are working. Buy a small laundry cart with wheels to carry items easily throughout the house.
When climbing up stairs, put 2 feet on each step. Stop and rest if you feel you need to.
If you feel tired, dizzy, or short of breath, you need to stop and rest.
Ask your family and friends for help.
Remember that saving your energy is even important on your good days, since you may be tempted to overdo it.
You may have a certain time each day when you feel more energetic. Plan to do difficult tasks at this time of day. That way, you can take it easy during your low-energy periods.