How To Stay Awake In Class Or At Work

September 24, 2008


photo credit: chris_gin

With the end of summer comes the end (or start) of crazy late nights out.  No more long vacations, week long road trips, or 8-hour days at the beach.  Reality kicks in for those students returning to school and for the recent graduates, the dreaded 9 to 5 work schedule.

Here are some tips on how to stay awake either in class or at work.  We know how fun those 8am classes are or the morning commute, so hopefully this information will help a little.

WikiHow.com has featured many tips on how to stay awake

Our Favorite How To Stay Awake Tips:

  • Take A Power Nap

Wikihow recommends taking a nap for 15-20 minutes, and having a cup of coffee before too.  If you’re an energy drink kind of person, try out a Red Bull before falling asleep.

  • Listen To Music That’ll Energize You

We couldn’t have agreed with this more!  Now if you’re sick of your mp3 collection, or don’t want to loop all the songs of yesterday, check out Pandora.com or Last.fm.  These are music discovery web sites that stream music to you based on artists you like.

Lastly, here’s a few more tips:

  • Chew Gum

If you’re falling asleep driving or while in class, try out chewing on gum!

  • Exercise

Exercise to increase metabolism and break down your meals from 3 large meals to more smaller meals throughout the day!

If you have any more suggestions, let us know.  Good luck with this year, we hope you make it to graduation!

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