5 Tips to Stay Awake When You Are Very Tired
There are times you are very tired but you do not have time to take a nap. Here are tips to survive in such situation.
Do you get tired at work, but cannot take a nap?
Here are some easy tricks for you to stay awake.
1. Get help from caffeine
This is a wide known tips, but work. It does not have to be coffee. It can be black tea, green tea, energy drink or soda like cola or root beer.
Drink caffeine during your shift. If you have trouble falling asleep or staying asleep when you’re off duty, limit your caffeine to the first part of your shift and taper it off during the last half. Caffeine stays in your system for many hours.
2. Do a little acupressure
Apply pressure to, massage, or tap on the stimulation points of your body. These include the top of your head, the back of your neck, the back of your hand (between the thumb and index finger), just below the knee, and your earlobes.
3. Move your body
Move away from your chair and stand, walk, run or climb the stairs. Feel the earth under your feet. Stretch and twist. Do jumping jacks, lunges, push-ups and back bends. And if you need to move more discreetly, wiggle your feet, bounce your knee up and down, scrunch your toes, or cross your legs.
If you are really busy, you can move at your desk, too.