How To Stay Awake When You're Falling Asleep On Your Desk

photographed by Michael Beckert; produced by Sam Nodelman; modeled by Selah Fong; produced by Yuki Mizuma.
Whenever anyone politely asks me how I am, in addition to saying that I'm "great" to avoid wasting their time with my everyday gripes, I also usually pepper in a little "tired, but great!"
For me, tiredness is a state of being. No matter how much sleep I get, I run out of energy by around 3 p.m. most days. And since I'm not a coffee person, that solution is out of the window.
Other than just sucking it up and slogging it through the rest of the day, I've learned a couple of things about staying awake when your eyelids feel way too heavy. Read on for a few ways to keep yourself awake during the day.

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