10 Body Hacks That Help Solve Annoying Problems We Encounter Daily
Body Hack #6: When Your Throat is Tickling, Scratch This
A light scratching of your ear will relieve tickling in your throat. That’s because scratching your ear invigorates your ear’s nerves, and thereby makes your throat experience a relax. This muscle spasm then relieves that tickling. It’s like a good back scratch for your throat!
Body Hack #7: Be Good to Your Eyes with This Trick
So many of us spend all day staring a computer, resulting in strain to our eyes. To combat this, take a break every 20 minutes you are staring at a computer screen by looking at an object 20 feet away from you for the duration of 20 seconds. This is called the 20-20-20 rule.
Body Hack #8: Get Happy with Pencil
Even when you’re sad, you can trick your brain into feeling happy. Force yourself to smile, and you’ll be experiencing the feelings of a happy person. To do this, put a pencil in your mouth, which helps you create that half-turn that is similar to the movement of the mouth when you smile!
Body Hack #9: Trick Your Body’s Internal Clock for Traveling
If you’re preparing to make a trip to a different time zone, trick you body’s internal clock by fasting for 16 hours before you arrive in that time zone. You’ll transition easier with your jet lag and feel more like you should be awake and eating when normally you wouldn’t be.
Body Hack #10: Wake Up Numb Hands
If your hand goes to sleep, wake it up by gently grabbing it with your other hand and rocking it back and forth as the blood begins to circulate more quickly.
In conclusion, keep this guide by your side as you are preparing for that big presentation or meeting. We all can learn a few new tricks, and these body hacks will have you staying cool, calm and looking refreshed — even when you don’t feel like it. Appearances count, and so you have to take care to make sure you are putting forth you’re very best face to your colleagues. Try these body hacks out whenever the situation strikes you and see what a big difference it can make in the moment!