Stay Awake, Caffeine-Free!

man sleeping on couch relaxCan’t get your morning going without a cup of Joe or an energy drink? During the lunchtime slump do you have to down a 5-hour energy shot? Well, we’ve all been guilty of it at one time or another–suffering from the caffeine crash later.

Believe it or not, some people avoid caffeine. Most make this choice for health reasons because it dehydrates the body and is functions as an addictive drug. Staying awake is challenging, and, for those avoiding drugs and not using caffeine anymore, new strategies must be implemented.

So next time you’re feeling a bit low on energy, give one of our top 6 tips a try and energy-up without the negative side-effects of a substance-driven boost.

1. Fasting at Meals

The human body expends a great deal of energy during the digestion process. This can create a great deal of fatigue when you are trying to stay awake. Fasting is a great way to avoid this natural fatigue. As long as you are drinking enough water, fasting for a meal or two is also a healthy way to detoxify your cells and rejuvenate organs.