The afternoon slump is an office job hallmark. You know that sluggish stretch around 3 PM when your energy level dips, your motivation takes a nosedive with it, and you’ve still got another few hours before calling it a day? Yeah. The worst.
You’ve probably heard all the common tricks to combat afternoon fatigue: Eat a protein-rich snack, organize your desk, watch a funny YouTube video. But considering you’re at work an average of five days a week, 50 weeks out of the year, none of these workaday workarounds are going to be effective day in and day out.
Need some new ideas for keeping your mind from going to mush in that post-lunch, pre-pack-up period? Check out these eight outside-the-box solutions for clearing your afternoon fog.