5 Ways To Power Through The PM Slump

  1. Begin Slideshow
    Opener-2

    182

    SHARES

    0 comments
    See All Slides

    We all know that 3 p.m.-on-a-workday feeling: your eyelids start drooping, your computer screen gets blurry, and the floor beneath your desk looks like the perfect place to curl up for a nap. As it turns out, there’s a scientific reason for your slumping shoulders: “Between 1 p.m. and 3 p.m., a drop in body temperature naturally occurs in most people, which releases melatonin, a hormone that makes you feel sleepy,” says Dr. Michael Breus, sleep expert and author of The Sleep Doctor’s Diet Plan.

    Of course, having a regular sleep schedule is key to feeling more alert all day, but if you’re dragging after watching one too many Homeland episodes last night, here are five research-backed methods to overcome a midafternoon crash — even if there’s not a Starbucks in sight.

    Designed by

    Begin Slideshow

MORE SLIDESHOWS

Shopping

11 Essentials For Every Dressy Occasion

There’s nothing more thrilling than looking at a jam-packed spring calendar of rooftop soirees, garden parties, and weekend weddings — until you stare into your closet abyss and realize you have nothing to wear, that is. So, we’re taking the guesswork out of event dressing by mapping out 10 key pieces guaranteed read


Shopping

Bye-Bye, Buyer's Remorse: 20 Under-$100 Shoes You Need

You’ve spied the Céline slides and those gorgeous Sophia Webster butterfly heels, but now it’s time to shop super-special shoes you can actually afford. After all, a sweet pair of steppers doesn't have to come with a crazy case of buyer's remorse. In fact, this spring, our favorite shops are serving up some amazing read


We Heart These '80s-Inspired Polishes

Deborah Lippmann's summer nail polish collection is made up of hues so vibrant, it's like the muted-grunge trend of last season has been electrocuted out of our lives. The '80s-inspired line is reminiscent of Play-Doh colors, in a rainbow of radiance we can't stop staring at. As if the polish shades themselves aren't read