12 ways to perk yourself up in 10 minutes flat

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  • Feeling awake and refreshed can feel difficult at the best of times, so surely getting rid of the sleepiness in 10 minutes flat is impossible? Not if you follow our tips! (And you won't need to reach for the coffee, either)

    The alarm sounds, we mutter something angrily and sink down as low as possible under the covers and wish that time would just rewind to approximately eight hours ago. But get up we must, and no matter how many times we hit the snooze button it only prolongs the pain of wrenching ourselves out of bed.

    Want to know the worst thing? That’s not the only time in the day we have to forcibly wake ourselves up! Getting up and out of bed is one thing, but keeping ourselves alert and awake all day as well can feel too much at times. Sound familiar? We’re here to help with our 12 ways to feel more awake throughout the day. And not only do they work, but they’ll do so in under 10 minutes flat.

    We know how difficult it can be to tear yourself away from that cosy, warm duvet, but if you want to be more zen than zombie, these little tips and tricks will help you feel more awake. From music and shower products to energising stretches, we’d love to know if any of these ideas have helped you to feel more awake. Let us know by leaving a comment in the box below.