How to avoid sleep during a long lecture?

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  1. fromheart profile image46
    fromheartposted 6 years ago

    How to avoid sleep during a long lecture?

  2. Cat R profile image75
    Cat Rposted 6 years ago

    We were always told to stand up in the back. I had to do that a lot since the Military has this habit of offering some great educational events with some REALLY boring speeches!

  3. Ruchira profile image66
    Ruchiraposted 6 years ago

    sip some liquid while attending a long lecture. better yet, caffeine might do the trick.

    good luck!

  4. duffsmom profile image60
    duffsmomposted 6 years ago

    If you have a notepad, you can always jot down parts of the lecture or some idea for new hubs.  I have a horrible time sitting still and listening to someone speak - even if it is very interesting and entertaining.  I almost always write, or take notes to keep myself awake and not snoring.

    Sip an ice cold drink to so you can stay awake.

  5. xethonxq profile image64
    xethonxqposted 6 years ago

    I play Sudoku or doodle...it keeps my mind active and I can listen at the same time.

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    ExoticHippieQueenposted 6 years ago

    My first thought, though many others may have already mentioned it, would be caffeine.  Beyond that, doodling, making a list of things to do, things you dream of doing, or putting earphones in your ear with an iPod if you don't want to listen or take notes are other ideas.  Or you could just avoid the lecture completely. I like that one the best.

  7. Danette Watt profile image85
    Danette Wattposted 6 years ago

    Like Cat R, we had to stand up in the back of the room if we were sleepy during a class. But if you are tired enough, you can doze while standing up!

    Try snacking on protein (i.e., bits of cheese) - sugar will just give you a quick rush. Sipping on ice water as someone else suggested is a good idea too.

  8. marwan asmar profile image80
    marwan asmarposted 6 years ago

    Drink coffee, wash your face, throw nuts at the speaker, that might do the trick and/or provide few laughs!!

  9. NessaMetharam profile image61
    NessaMetharamposted 6 years ago

    Brain food. Every time I have a test or a lecture to go to, I make sure that I have chocolates with me or even coffee. smile

 
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