Eating healthy is very important to a nutritious diet, and equally important when it comes to staying awake. However, you must remember to eat snacks not huge meals. Eat snacks that have protein in them. For example, mixed nuts and fruit.
I know, it may sound crazy but to stay awake you must take a cold shower. It will speed up your heart rate and give you a large energy boost, leaving you feeling more awake and alert.
Start your music and turn up the volume! Play loud music and make sure it gives off a lot of energy. Bass stimulates your mind. Some songs that may help keep you awake: Calvin Harris ft. Ellie Goulding “Outside” Tip: listen to something different than what you like. Listening to the music you like will keep you in that tired, relaxed state of mind. Don’t forget to sing along.
Chewing gum helps when you are bored and when we are bored a lot of the times we get tired. Chewing gum increases blood flow to your head and stops you from yawning. According to a UK study one less-than-obvious, but very effective energy booster is gum. The study found subjects who had chewed gum for 15 minutes felt more alert than those who did not, likely due to an increase in heart rate.
The heat is known to make you sluggish. Making your surrounding atmosphere cool is one of the best ways to stay awake. Tip: Apply a cold wash cloth to your head and wrists.
Give your eyes a break! Whether you are focused on the computer screen, television screen or cell phone screen, your eyes need a break. The more focused your eyes are the more tired you will feel yourself become. Taking your eyes off the screen for a few minutes will allow them to open up and re adjust.
Take a break from whatever it is you are doing and get in a good stretch. Stretching your legs, arms and wrists. Breathe deep, inhale a larger supply of oxygen helping keep you awake. Rotate your wrists and ankles.
Going outside is a completely natural way to boost your energy and mood. Hot and stuffy atmospheres send you right to sleep. Open up a window, step outside and breathe in the fresh air.