Of natural coffee. As old as the world, trusted and reliable method. However, you will only drink freshly brewed, no razogreve in a saucepan or pot. Will not have the desired effect and instant coffee (well, unless you cheer up while you roll it in the Cup). Coffee the main thing – do not overdo it, otherwise instead of drowsiness will receive heart rhythm disturbances and neurotic excitement. Not accompany the coffee drinking, eating pastries and scones, a full stomach will only exacerbate a state of sleep.
If coffee is contraindicated for you, you can replace it with ginseng or schisandra chinensis (20 drops to 1 tablespoon of water).
Exercise. Well, if your organization is gymnastics. If this isn't, organize it yourself (at least in the moments of attacks of sleepiness). Do not have to jump high and far to run. Some times you can just sit down and take turns body. If it is for some reason impossible, try the following: sitting in the chair and massage the palm of your hand, so that they become soft and warm, and then for 2-3 minutes in a circular motion, RUB the ears, the cheeks, the top of his head. It is useful to do massage of the forearms and the so-called withers – the area of the 7th cervical vertebra. After these simple exercises, you'll feel the results – thoughts will come to order, and drowsiness as a hand lift.
Fresh air. Leave for a while on the street (balcony, loggia). Especially effective in combating sleepiness frosty air. Take a few deep breaths. Oxygen, penetrating into every cell of your body, something to cheer you up and chase a dream.
Change of activity. Set aside time for monotonous work and stay active. Push off the work. If you sit at the computer, stand up and ask the chief or co-workers to go get the mail, walk to a neighboring Department for a report to rummage in the wardrobe in search of the right papers, etc. Often stand up, walk, change position of the body.
Essential oil. If conditions allow (you have your own office or colleagues don't mind), can drop 2-3 drops of lavender, Jasmine, lemon or grapefruit the natural oil on a cotton pad, put it nearby to inhale the vapors. It is desirable that the disk is not visible to others.
Sleep. Yes, the best way to combat sleepiness is to sleep. If there is even the slightest opportunity to take a NAP, do it. Even a short sleep will refresh you and help you to recover.