For many of us, waking up early for work or the morning school run can leave in a state of sleep inertia (or ‘morning grogginess’). I’m sure we’ve all experienced this at least once throughout our life.
As soon as we awake, morning grogginess can instantly be felt, with a noticeable decline in our motor dexterity and mental alertness. This feeling doesn’t bode well with people who have to drive their car in the morning, that’s for sure.
Modern life has certainly played it’s part in ensuring that many of us feel this state of morning grogginess on a regular basis.
But as with most lifestyle choices, there are ways to help combat morning grogginess and make you feel more awake. The infographic below outlines 16 ways to help combat sleep inertia and make you feel like a ‘new you’ in the mornings.