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

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.

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Be careful about caffeine. It does help prevent sleepiness but if you take too much, you can have a major caffeine crash.

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Watch out for energy drinks as well. They might help you overcome a short-term drowsiness but in the long run (similar to coffee) they can make you feel even more tired.

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Stimulating your smell also helps to keep you awake. Sniffing on citrus scents or peppermint can help wake you up.

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If you have nothing to sniff, chew on a gum or put a few ice cubes in your mouth.

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Acupressure can be useful too. Pulling down your earlobes and rubbing the back of your hand between your thumb and index finger are among the most common tricks.

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