Clear mental fog
By midafternoon, a natural dip in the body’s fatigue-fighting dopamine levels can make your mind lag. The fun fix: Catch up with a funny friend or pop over to your favorite humor website. Laughter leads to an uptick in focus-enhancing dopamine—and the effect is so powerful that folks in a Loma Linda University study who enjoyed a good chuckle subsequently performed 44% better on a memory test!
OR SNIFF THIS!
Can’t concentrate? Researchers at Northumbria University in the U.K. say taking a whiff of rosemary essential oil improves focus within 5 minutes. Thanks goes to a compound in the herb that helps brain cells communicate optimally.