Already at three pm, you also become listless and dispirited. Naturally, because after the move all day, your body loses energy. Sometimes reluctantly come mengampiri, when the task should be completed today. Banish that feeling lazy with six following.
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Excerpted from Health, Tuesday (27/10/2009), here’s six things you can do to dispel the lazy afternoon.
1. Drinking water and eating snacks
To that end, the researchers also suggested that drinking water immediately, because the weak are signs of dehydration. Lack of fluid is known to decrease the ability of the brain and make sense of sleepy and dispirited. Therefore, provide adequate water intake to the body at least 2 liters a day. If it is not helpful, try eating some snack foods such as energy supplement of wheat or dark chocolate.
2. Drinking coffee
Drinking coffee in the afternoon could turn back the stamina and energy. According to the researchers, non-fat beverages can trigger adrenaline that will eliminate sleepiness. In the Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry, coffee can also be as pain relief, bring a fresh feeling, a little excited, and the liver will release sugar into the blood stream resulting in extra energy.
3. Around the room
You can increase your energy as much as 20 percent just by doing moderate exercise like walking around in the room and if you’re at work. Researchers from the University of Georgia says that working in a state of light can also relieve fatigue by 65 percent.
4. Look at the colored objects
See colored objects that are therapeutic for the eyes that could increase the nerves in the eye and brain to keep active and working. Look at the colors yellow, green, blue or red to eliminate fatigue.
5. Do yoga
Researchers from the University of New Mexico and Ohio State said that yoga is not only calms the mind, but also will make the brain more alert and active because the flow of oxygen to the brain more smoothly. Yoga is also known to relieve symptoms of asthma, back pain and arthritis. Yoga makes the hormone oxytocin is the hormone associated with a sense of ease is released so that people who do yoga will have a calmer disposition and direction.
6. Out and look for the sun
Lack of sunlight can make the body become weak, tired and lethargic. The sunlight will increase the hormone serotonin in the body that will unleash the flow of metabolism in the blood. Researchers from the University of Michigan School of Public Health also recommends at least a day your body should be exposed to sunlight for 30 minutes to prevent hypertension and other diseases.