8 Fast Fixes for More Energy
Feeling sluggish? Snap out of it with these quick tricks
The Fatigue Fighter: Instead of stewing in your stress and digging yourself into a nerve-wracked hole, force yourself to take breaks. Studies found that during the day, we move from alertness to fatigue every 90 minutes, but instead of listening to our bodies' signals to slow down, we shut it up with sugar and caffeine.
To get a boost of energy, work uninterrupted for 90 minutes, then take a 10- to 15-minute break. And no, updating your Facebook doesn't count. Leave your desk to chat with a coworker or go outside and smell the fresh air.
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