It is not easy for all of us to wake up fresh every morning. Many of us often find it tough to pull ourselves out of bed or wake up in the mornings, with a freshness and smile on our faces. No matter how well you slept, or how well-rested you are sometimes, morning fatigue hits you hard with yawns and also makes it tough for you to start your day energetically.
Being tired is a universal feeling. But you keep questioning yourself “why am I still tired?” and start experiencing frequent or intense fatigue, then the only option you are left with is to consult a medical expert. To perk up on tired mornings, and get rid of our morning fatigue, many of us even gulp up cup after cup of tea or coffee. These drinks help us manage our morning fatigue but also affect our appetite and health.
Morning fatigue can result due to a variety of reasons. Around 90% of people with depression experience fatigue. This not just affects their morning and day-to-day routine but also increases the chances of other issues such as stress, anger, anxiety, and much more. This further makes it tough for them to deal with their anger and depression which makes it important for them to learn how to manage anger and control their morning fatigue. Some common tips that help to kick off morning fatigue are mentioned below.
Fixing Sleep Schedule
Fixing your sleep schedule as well as practising good sleep hygiene helps a lot in getting as much sleep as you need. Many people regularly feel tired throughout the day, just because they fail to give enough rest to their body at night. Using screens for long hours at night not only just affects the sleep cycle but also keeps your eyes restless and tired. This further increase the chances of morning fatigue. However, fixing your sleep schedule and following it regularly helps you continue a good sleep routine that further helps you provide your body as well as your brain the rest they need for the next day.
Televisions, movies, mobile phones, late-night snacks, and parties, grab your interest and keep you busy during the hours that are best for sleep. Paying more attention to these things during your sleep time, not only just prevents you from getting the rest you need but also keeps you disturbed the next day. However, getting rid of all the distractions, even at least an hour or two before you sleep, helps you get the rest your body needs for proper and deep sleep.
Wake Yourself Up With Water
Many people have a habit of waking themselves up with tea or coffee. No doubt it helps many people to look fresh and control their fatigue but is also not good for their health. On the other side, waking yourself up with water help you prevent the fatigue that usually results due to less intake of water at night. The inadequate intake of water at night not just makes you feel fatigued but also affects bowel movement. Taking a generous sip of water to wake yourself up also helps you remove toxins from your body. It also induces an early morning bowel movement.
No doubt a cold shower is not possible and even good in all seasons or throughout the year. But trying a cold shower in the morning or washing your face with cold water, helps you get the freshness and energy you need to get rid of morning fatigue. Cold shower wake you up quickly by circulating blood and give you the energy for the day ahead. If you do not like cold showers then starting your shower with lukewarm water and then ending it up with cold water for a few seconds can also help you get the desired results.
Exercising after waking up, helps a lot in curing morning fatigue. Many people avoid early morning exercising with the misconception that it is not good for the body. However, doing light exercises, or even stretching in bed is one of the best ways to banish morning fatigue. Those with medical conditions should not try heavy exercises.
Exposure To Sunlight
Sunlight is undoubtedly good for the body. Soaking yourself in the early morning sunlight helps you get all the benefits of it, without putting yourself at any kind of risk such as tanning, UVB rays, skin damage, etc. Soaking in the morning also helps to boost serotonin in the brain which further gives you the energy your body needs to stay positive, calm, as well as focused. Just make sure to avoid being in the sun at noon, as it can increase the chances of a variety of health and skin issues.
Getting rid of morning fatigue seems to be a tough process, but following the above-mentioned tips not just helps you get the desired results but also helps you improve your lifestyle which is important for a happy and healthy life. Along with this, consulting experts for the best advice and using a mental health app also help you improve your sleep cycle which is important to banish morning fatigue.