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This question specifically ask about the afternoon energy slump, I am curious on what things can I do in order to waken myself up without causing much distraction to other employees in my office? There are times that I really feel sleepy specially during working hours even though I have enough sleep.

Right now I'm limited on taking coffee and standing while programming are there anything else that I can do to waken myself?

closed as off-topic by CRABOLO, holroy, michaelpri Sep 26 '15 at 14:42

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    Both the question you linked to, which is already voted off-topic, and this belongs rather on Personal Productivity SE than here on Lifehacks SE. Here they are related to mindhacks which are off-topic. – holroy Sep 26 '15 at 11:18
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    Answers are not necessarily mental-only, and the family of possible solutions suggested by the question (coffee, standing) are physical. – WBT Sep 27 '15 at 13:58
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    Headphones and energizing music. – jqning Sep 28 '15 at 20:35
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    Yes the solution to this problem can be physical. This question should not be closed – vladiz Sep 30 '15 at 7:52
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    It's closed, but I'll answer: go for a run. I know that's extreme, but it'll pep you up. But you could also go up and down some flights of stairs and/or go for a brisk walk. Finally, another option is to drink cold water and avoid food - hunger keeps you awake, food makes you sleepy. – ssaltman Sep 30 '15 at 17:00
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Wet your (clean) fingers and rub/splash some water in your eyes. It doesn't last very long but it might help waken you up for a few minutes.

Longer term, consider what you're eating for breakfast, lunch, and other snacks, and what exercise you're getting.

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