17 Ways how to stay awake when you are tired

  1. Sour sweetie. Keep yourself in the purse sour lemon candy and whenever you feel tired and sleepy, put one in your mouth. Acid taste will wake you up.
  2. Chewing gum. Fresh taste of mint will open your eyes, and only gum will increase the ability to concentrate.
  3. Exposed to light. The more the room is darker, the more you are tempted to close your eyes. Sit up window to allow natural light to get into or switch on all the lights in the room.
  4. Do not learn in bed. You can not expect to learn topic if you are lying in bed and you are wrapped with soft plaid. Sit on a chair and hold the spine straight.
  5. Drink plenty of water and fresh juices. Dehydration increases fatigue, and hence the desire for a short nap. Drink plenty of water and fresh juices of orange, apple or lemon. On one side it will prevent dehydration, and on the other, the freshness of the juices will wake you up. If you practice this, you will frequently visit the toilet and that will help to make a break and move. The only awkward moment is if you go often out.
  6. In crisis situations caused you some pain. It may sound strange, but the pain will keep you awake.
  7. Get up and stretch everything. Stretch your arms and neck, and then back to the chair.
  8. Look funny video or think of a funny situation. If you are at home, play video that always forces you to smile, and imagine a funny story. Of course, do this only if you refrain not to laugh out loud.
  9. Wash your teeth. You learn and at some point comes where you say, “I can not more?” Get up and wash your teeth. So you will move and recovered the taste of menthol.
  10. Talk to someone. Make few minutes break and talk with a friend, family member or colleague. If you can not do it personally, call him on the phone. There’s always another colleague who teaches all night as you so call him to ask how he goes with the material.