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    27 Ways To Feel Refreshed When You're Tired Beyond Words

    "Why am I tired? It's not even Monday!!!" –You, before trying these tips and tricks.

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    1. Nap if you have to, your body needs to recharge! However, it's important to learn the stages of a sleep cycle so you can wake up refreshed, not groggy.

    Get more lifestyle tips and tricks from Above & Beyond.

    Some things to help you create the right environment for napping: a Therapetic pillow for $19.99+, UGG sherpa blanket for $49.99, a Dream Zone eye mask for $8.99, and a SoundSpa machine for $19.99, all from Bed Bath & Beyond.

    2. Wipe your face with a pack of refreshing Burts Bees towelettes. They'll remove dirt and oil and keep you looking good, but feeling even better. These are especially handy to keep in your gym bag or office drawer for a quick pick-me-up.


    Promising review: "I was looking for a natural product like these wipes for those days when I'm super tired, or just want to quickly refresh my face and neck. They smell divine and my combination skin is soft and refreshed without any greasiness afterward. I can't wait to put them in the fridge for those really hot summer days coming up!" —Ardent

    Get a 30-pack of pink grapefruit, white tea, cucumber sage, or cotton extract wipes from Amazon for $4.99.

    3. Stretch away your stress, worries, and exhaustion on a yoga mat. Follow this invigorating yoga flow to experience the restorative elements of yoga and awaken all of your senses.

    Watch the invigorating yoga flow video on Health to kick tiredness to the curb!

    Get a body alignment yoga mat from Amazon for $31.95+ (available in three colors).

    Promising review: "Love this mat! It's perfectly sticky and really cushiony. I had purchased a Manduka Pro and abandoned it for this mat. Wish I had tried this one first... not only considering the price difference, but also its stickiness. Got the green color and, while not as bright as I imagined, it's a great color. Highly recommend." —Mrs. Grueby

    4. Spray your face with some Avène mineral water mist. It feels SO good, one reviewer called it "magical fairy juice."

    Promising review: "You may be thinking, as I did, what a crock! You see, I got a small bottle in my monthly Ipsy bag — I laughed, a bottle of water? I tossed it in a basket in my office and it sat there for months. Then one day, I was working and got really hot, so I decided to spray this water on my face. Dear god, this was refreshing! My face felt, dare I say it, Magical! There is not a single day that goes by that I do not use it. I have a travel bottle in my purse and a large bottle that sits on my vanity. Whenever your face needs a pick-me-up, right before you apply foundation, when you're hot, when you're sad, or when you have just eaten a gallon of ice cream and feel defeated — spray this on your face and you will feel better, instantly. I have told my friends about it and they don't believe me. Then I spray them with it and then they buy it. I'm telling you..... fairy juice! It's worth every penny!" —PussyCatJustice

    Get it from Amazon for $9+ (available in two sizes).

    5. Soothe your midday headache by rolling on an essential oil roll-on stick, formulated with four powerful plant-based ingredients: peppermint, spearmint, lavender, and coconut.

    Katy, a writer here at BuzzFeed, tried and absolutely LOVED this — you can read her full migraine stick review for more information.

    Promising review: "I use this stuff at least twice a day. I have bad allergies and it helps with my stuffy nose. It also wakes me up when I'm dragging and I use it to stay cool in my sleep! I bought two to keep one on my nightstand and the other one for my purse. My husband just bought a couple too. We're hooked!" —Elizabeth

    Get it from Amazon for $10.99.

    6. Read a motivational book to help you stay focused on your goals, even when your body feels tired and defeated. The Subtle Art Of Not Giving A F*ck will give your mind and body a wake-up call in its raw, counterintuitive, and tough-love sort of way.

    Promising review: "This book blew my mind. I give this book two HARD thumbs up. Like, the veins in the muscles on my forearms and neck are popping out from how hard I am recommending this book. I am one of the many who has been changed by this book. The difference between this book and other self-help books is that this one doesn’t try to kiss your ass, it's probably the most honest self-help book ever written." —J. Lani

    Get the hardcover edition from Amazon for $14.99.

    7. Go for a walk! This one is a no-brainer. Get outdoors and breathe in some fresh air. *Inhale*

    Explore more wellness tips at Fix.

    8. Hang a bundle of eucalyptus on your shower head — the steam from the water will release the essential oil, which has stimulating properties that can make you feel less crummy! Switch out the plant every week to fully enjoy its benefits.

    For more inspo, check out Advice From A Twenty-Something.

    Get a bundle of eucalyptus from Amazon for $27.90.

    9. Take a cold shower with an energizing Burt's Bees body wash that has plant-based scents that'll uplift your spirit and senses. Best of all, it'll have you feeling brand-spanking new from head to toe.


    Promising review: "This will wake you up! I love Burt's Bees products but I had never used the body wash. I'm so glad I tried it! It smells amazing! I love lemon scented things and the rosemary is a great complement to it. The body wash is moisturizing and it really wakes up your senses and invigorates you to get ready for the day. I am up early most days and I am not a morning person so I am always trying to wake up while showering. This definitely helps!" —MrsWin

    Get the Citrus Ginger, Lavender Honey, or Rosemary Lemon body wash from Walmart for $7.99.

    10. Install a PowerSpa amplifying showerhead, because if you're too tired to get yourself to the spa, you bring the spa to you. Depending on what you're in the mood for, whether it's a gentle mist or a strong massage, this showerhead can do it all!


    This shower head has seven settings including mist, rain, and massage. Plus, the installation is tool free, making it a breeze. There's also a switch to pause that stops the water when you're lathering to save water. Woohoo!

    Promising review: "I LOVE this! The seven setting feature is amazing, my favorite part, however, is the pause switch. It was also very easy to install which is a BIG plus in my book!" —Jamie

    Get it from Walmart for $15.99.

    11. Use one of these colorful eye masks that can be either chilled in the fridge or warmed-up in the microwave, you choose! Just imagine having a nice cold towel resting on your face when you're flushed. Mmm, feels good doesn't it?


    It's best to microwave the mask at small intervals of 15 seconds to prevent overheating it.

    Promising review: "I love this mask! I use it as both a cold mask and a warm eye compressor. It relieves my puffy eyes and soothes my eyes so I feel completely refreshed. Be careful to not overheat this mask though, usually about one minute or just under one minute in the microwave is perfect. The side that rests against your face is a nice velvety fabric, very smooth and soft, and doesn't leave any marks on your face. I have tried so many eye masks and this is absolutely the best out there!" —Cheryl Rieser

    Get it from Amazon for $7.80 (available in eight colors).

    12. Treat your aching body by lying on a luxurious full-body massager in the comfort of your bed, you deserved it!


    This massager has 10 vibrating motors and four heating zones!

    Promising review: "I wanted a massager that helps me relax without having to operate it like the handheld massagers, so this massage mat works very well for me. It applies a good amount of pressure that relaxes my muscles, but it's not too rough. When I need a short rest to recharge, I would power up this massage mat for a quick session. I also like that it’s flexible and adapts to the surface shapes, so you can use it in bed or on the couch, or even sitting up in a chair." —Craig

    Get it from Amazon for $69.99.

    13. Block out five minutes of your day to practice meditation, which can help you get in tune with your mind and body — maybe it'll spark clarity in the process.

    Learn more about the six steps to meditation at Fix.

    Get a meditation cushion from Amazon for $29.95 (available in four colors).

    14. Or, go for something more physical! It may seem counterintuitive to get active when you're tired but it can actually make you feel more energized. Give ClassPass a try — it's a fitness membership that allows you to participate in different types of studio workouts without a commitment.


    Ali, a writer here at BuzzFeed tried ClassPass and here's what she has to say about it!

    Sign up for a free two-week* trial here!

    *As a heads up, trials can vary by location. Trials in larger cities like New York or Los Angeles are two weeks, but trials in smaller locations with less class options available can be up to one-month free! To check how long your trial is, input your location before signing up.

    15. Massage your face with an ice roller fresh out of the freezer for a quick burst of energy. It can also help de-puff your eyes and alleviate headaches. Win, win, win!,

    Promising review: "This is great for a refreshing morning! I have used it on my neck where it's tight and I used it to soothe a sunburn. It is so versatile and works well wherever I have needed it. But the best part is how it has helped my migraines to dissipate. I used to have to take medication over and over. Now, I can take one pill and use my ice roller and it actually goes away!" —Rachel T.

    Get it from Amazon for $11.99+ (available in six colors).

    16. Indulge in a relaxing bath sprinkled with essential oil–infused epsom salts to let your muscles recuperate.,

    Promising review: "I love this product and I HIGHLY recommend it. I love using this late at night in a tub or just to soak my feet. I had surgery on my foot years ago and it bothers me after long walks. The lavender essential oil combined with the salt makes my feet feel great the next morning. Late night in a tub is a very relaxing way to relieve your body and mind from stress. I listen to my meditation station while soaking, then I get a good sleep afterward, and feel great the next morning!" —M. Ward

    Get a five-pound bag from Amazon for $13.49+ (available in two scents).

    17. Wash your face in cold water with a potent vitamin C cleanser for an extra dose of glow — and energy — in a splash! The antioxidants in vitamin C can combat fine lines, dull skin, dark spots, and blemishes, along with the help of other powerful ingredients like organic aloe, coconut water, and green tea extract.

    This product is cruelty-free!

    Promising review: "I’ve been using this for about a month now and I absolutely love it! The ingredients are natural and just what I was looking for. It leaves my skin feeling soft and moisturized, not dry or in need of lotion. Its refreshing scent gives me the burst I need in the morning or at night after work." —Ashley

    Get it from Amazon for $19.97.

    18. Jot down the little things that you are grateful for — gratitude can boost your happiness, optimism, and energy. Perhaps it's your loving dog, or the $20 you found on the street. Get started with this gratitude journal.

    Try this 30-day gratitude challenge at Fix, I dare ya!

    Get a 52-week gratitude journal from Amazon for $5.80.

    19. Refuel with a caffeine-free energy gel that's packed with electrolytes, amino acids, and carbs — originally designed for athletes, this will give you the extra *push* that you need to cross the finish line.


    Promising review: "When I'm hot and tired in the mountains surrounding Durango, a Strawberry Banana GU break is highly refreshing and greatly anticipated. It's fantastic cold or warm, and it won't leave a big mess in your pocket. Come on, you've done it!" —Durango Mountain Biker

    Get an 8-pack from Amazon for $11.60+ (available in two sizes and multiple flavors).

    20. Chill out with a Satifyer Pro 2. It has a waterproof design because most users get real wet using it. If this adult toy doesn't make you feel refreshed, well, then I don't know what will!


    This model has 11 different settings and comes with a magnetic USB cable for easy charging. Check out BuzzFeed's full write-up on the Satisfyer Pro 2!

    Promising review: "I don’t even know where to begin with this thing. It seriously gave me a brand new kind of orgasm, and FAST. It had me screaming within three minutes. If you’re on the fence, just get it! Make sure to read the instructions that come with it, it doesn’t work like any other vibrator. I came so hard I think I might have met my ancestors on the spirit plane." —Britta

    Get it from Amazon for $45.50.

    21. Apply a collagen-boosting and antioxidant-rich sheet mask to revive your worn-out soul, so your dormant inner diva can FINALLY come to life.

    This product is formulated without sulfates, parabens, and phthalates! It's also cruelty-free and vegan.

    Promising review: "I have extremely dry skin and this mask was life-changing. My fine lines have disappeared and my sun spots have lightened. My skin texture is unbelievably soft ~like butta~. I left the mask on until it started to dry and then massaged my face until the serum fully absorbed into my skin. It felt wonderful! I tried to get every last drop of the packet and rubbed it on my neck and the back of my hands. If I could afford it, I would bathe in this!" —Sue

    Get a 5-pack from Amazon for $20.98 (available in two scents).

    22. Recharge with a cup of *world's strongest coffee* — it has nearly four times the caffeine level of a regular cup. (I think I feel more awake just by looking at its packaging).


    Death Wish Coffee is USDA certified organic and Fair Trade. Their beans are sourced from India and Peru, then skillfully crafted into an aromatic dark roast.

    Promising review: "As I was brewing the pot of coffee, it filled the house with that delicious morning coffee smell. I poured myself a cup of coffee and it had such a refreshing taste. I usually have a couple of cups of coffee in the morning, or an energy drink to supplement my coffee, but not this time! One cup and I didn't get tired the rest of the day. It was a very productive day, I built a picket fence and baked an awesome cake because I had so much energy. I think I found my new favorite coffee." —Dany

    Get a 1 lb bag of ground coffee from Amazon for $19.99+ (available in three sizes).

    23. Change your scenery and go buy yourself a house plant — it's a gift that keeps on giving! It can act as an air purifier and contributes to our well-being. Surrounding yourself with a greener scenery can help freshen you up with better air quality. Get started with this low-maintenance peace lily.,

    Promising review: "Let me start off by saying that I am a houseplant fanatic. And I have ordered almost all of mine from Amazon but this one took the cake. It was packaged nicely, larger than expected, and extremely healthy!" —Jennifer Fitzgerald

    Get a 6" peace lily pot from Amazon for $16.

    24. Drink water plenty of water! Get a time-marked water bottle that'll hold you responsible to each sip.


    Promising review: "This is all I wanted in a water bottle: big enough to refill just one time during the day, has a handle, comes in cute colors, has the markings to keep you drinking through the day, and has a straw! It also comes with a sponge and a little brush to wash the straw!! I absolutely love it"! —Neiza Barrero

    Get it from Amazon for $19.95+ (available in two sizes and six colors).

    25. Drip some eye drops when your eyes are dry from staring at the screen for too long. And when your eyes are uncomfortable, everything just feels WRONG. You'll be surprised at just how much relief two teeeeny-tiny drops can bring.

    Samantha Yang / BuzzFeed

    Promising review: "It's the best eye lubricant among the ones I've tried... It feels very natural (I hate the sticky feeling some lubricants leave) and it's also more refreshing. Most importantly, It DOESN'T STING even when my eyes are super dry after those multi-day, overnight computer hours. It really lubricates my eyes!" —Aquasol

    Get it from Amazon for $8.49+ (available in two sizes).

    26. Pop an Altoid! Your mouth will be fired up and ~minty fresh~ in no time.


    Promising review: "I've used these Altoids' mints for several years now and still love them. Nice and small, use one for a quick refresher or several at a time for more flavor burst. They come in a convenient metal tin which keeps the mints fresh, yet it's small size makes it very easy to carry with you where ever you go, in a bag or a pocket. I buy them from Amazon by the nine tins pack so I always have them handy when I want them." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $7.08+ (available in three flavors and three sizes).

    27. Regulate your sleep schedule so you don't have to ever worry about being drained at lunchtime. And stop snoozing! The snooze button is a test of your strength by the universe.

    Jenny Chang / BuzzFeed

    When you can't wait to hit "Command + R":


    The reviews in this post have been edited for length and clarity.

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