Before you reach for another coffee to get you through that afternoon slump check out these ideas from Yahoo on how to stay alert without caffeine. Research shows they are proven ways to kickstart your afternoon.
Avoid the Food Coma.
It’s real. You eat a huge lunch, go back to work and CRASH you’re having a hard time staying alert. Eat a lighter lunch.
Put on upbeat music
Don’t worry I got this.
Go for a walk
I thought it sounded strange but apparently adding citrus, like lemons or oranges, to your water or even just smelling them can stimulate your brain.
Talk to your co-workers
Instead of sending an email to a co-worker get up and go talk in person.
For more check out the complete list at Yahoo.