1. Avoid rituals associated with sleep
Prepare for sleep usually involve a certain sequence of actions: wear pajamas, drink milk, read a book.
For normal days this advantage: the body knows that now you will go to bed. If you need no sleep, these habits should be avoided.
2. Do not overeat
Slight hunger will not let you sleep because you are expected to be active to get their food.
3. Choose the right clothes
It is not necessary to change into my pajamas, even if it is very comfortable. Put what you can not sleep, such as a new priznachennya jeans. Another assistant will be shoes with laces. She won’t let you “just lie down for five minutes”. If you certainly not used every Friday to fall asleep in shoes.
4. Avoid sofas and beds
If you strongly want to sleep, you will sleep even on a hard chair, from which some places, nails sticking out. Soft bed and does not leave you any chance to survive until morning. So choose not the most comfortable seats.
5. Make the light brighter
Studies have shown that bright light suppresses drowsiness. Turn on the overhead light, sconces, table lamp. Overdo it in this matter is impossible. However, parties to pull that trick not: other clubbers may not be satisfied with suddenly switched lamps.
6. Find out who on the Internet is wrong
Find in Facebook of a man with a questionable position and try to persuade him. You can sincerely argue or openly Troll, but the effect will be the same: indignation you not to fall asleep you sit quietly you can’t.
7. Night’s sleep the day before
Not the most unexpected, but working method. A sleepless night before almost leaves you no chance of productively keep awake. If you certainly not came from the future to save John Connor. Therefore, before strategically important night sleep struggling.
8. Drink coffee or caffeinated beverages
Caffeine really inhibits the drowsiness. However, there are nuances of drinking coffee depending on how you want to spend the morning. If you drink it too much, there is a risk that you will be too cheerful even then, when it’s time to go to bed. If you drink coffee a little bit, you fall asleep easily, when the caffeine leaves the bloodstream.
9. Eat spicy food
Instead of trying to pinch herself to keep awake, give this activity to outsourcing. Eat a serving of spicy, pungent food. It will irritate mucous membranes in the mouth hard enough to make you forgot to think about sleep.
10. Easy on the quick carbs
A sleepless night will come in handy is the property of fast carbs, for which they blamed adherents of a healthy diet: they rapidly break down to simple sugars and give a strong but brief surge of energy. So neglect the advice of grandmothers “don’t eat sweets at night, otherwise you will not sleep” and gather candy.
Watch the level of fatigue, because the energy will leave your body as quickly: as soon as you feel fatigue, it’s time to take a bite of chocolate, another piece.
11. Wash your face with cold water
Rinse your face and wrist. Cold water – a kind of stress to the body, and because it will inevitably cheer up, to relieve discomfort.
12. Chew the cud
According to research, chewing will not let you sleep. The brain gets the signal that food is on the way to the stomach and makes the body relax in anticipation of the portions of energy. As a whole, can chew anything but gum is more long lasting option than the food.
13. Drink water
Dehydrate can lead to fatigue, so listen carefully to the signals the body about hunger. The Council has and extra bonus: have you ever tried to sleep with a full bladder?
Physical activity invigorates, and if you every hour you get up and do 15 sit-UPS or push-UPS, this will prolong the period of wakefulness. But jumps are best avoided, although communication with the police, who because of noise will cause the neighbors can brace better than any sit-UPS.
15. Take the head
There are certain puzzles that make you forget about everything. For some it’s a puzzle for someone – a new level of computer games. If you choose a movie or game, it is better that they were new and had to follow closely the twists and turns of the plot.
16. Switch mind
Sleepless night – a great time to practice multitasking. Switch between different activities to avoid a transition in automatic mode.