Force yourself to stay awake

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After a long flight and many time zones you may be tempted to take a nap. The first day, stay awake as long as possible and avoid naps - go to sleep at the right time for the timezone you're in.

What You'll Need

  • Caffeine (but not too much)

What You'll Do

  • The first day do not nap and stay awake as long as possible! (Use caffeine to help you stay awake)

Tips & Warnings

  • You'll feel horrible the first day or two but get into a rhythym soon!
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2 Comments

clarehopping says...
I find you should always LIVE in the timezone you're in, so making sure you stay awake until your natural bed time and set your alarm for the same time you normally get up. Making sure your routine always stays the same whatever timezone you're in is the perfect cure!
psikorsky says...
Doesn't always work for me. It really depends whether you're going form East to West or vice versa. It also requires that you force yourself to do this several nights in a row.

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