25 Ways To Stay Awake When All You Want To Do Is Sleep

Posted by , Updated on June 13, 2015


We all know that kind of situation very well. You are supposed to work or study but you cannot help dosing off. Sometimes, staying awake can be a real challenge; especially if you are tired or bored. Fortunately, there is a surprisingly wide range of various tricks and hacks to help you fight the annoying drowsiness. Here are 25 Ways To Stay Awake When All You Want To Do Is Sleep.


Drink water. Often, dehydration is among the main causes of your drowsiness.

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Apart from drinking it, you can also splash cold water on your face. This will help you get rid of eye fatigue which is usually caused by staring at your laptop for long hours.

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Go outside and expose yourself to sun light. The more light your body is exposed to, the more active and alert it will be. Moreover, Vitamin D from the sun increases your energy.

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If you cannot go out or the sun is not shining, turn on all the artificial lights around your workspace for a while. It will have almost the same effect on you.

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Eye strain is one of the most annoying symptoms of drowsiness. Prevent it by exercising your eyes. You can roll them up and down, side to side. Remember to blink and look out into distance.

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