Staying awake at work can be a real challenge when you’re bored, exhausted, or sleep-deprived. But before you reach for that can of Red Bull, bottle of Mountain Dew, or pot of coffee, try these healthy remedies to stimulate your senses and keep you alert:
SIGHT – VISUAL STIMULATION
1. Maximize your exposure to light; 2. Exercise your eyes (or give them a break); 3. Take note of your environment.
HEARING – AUDITORY STIMULATION
4. Engage in conversation; 5. Listen to upbeat music.
SMELL – OLFACTORY STIMULATION
6. Work your nose.
TASTE – GUSTATORY STIMULATION
7. Have a good breakfast; 8. Drink lots of water; 9. Eat energy-boosting snacks.
TOUCH – TACTILE STIMULATION
10. Splash cold water on your face; 11. Use acupressure; 12. Get moving.
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