Listen Now: In Flight Nap
A long flight is the perfect time to get a little shut-eye, especially if you’re traveling alone. Unfortunately not everyone is able to curl up in a cramped seat without disturbing their neighbor; unless you’re lucky enough to be sitting in the areas closer to the front of the plane. But if you’re stuck back in coach there are some things you can do to get a little comfortable.
According to the website Active Times” the first thing you should do is avoid alcohol and caffeine. Alcohol is eliminated from the body at a rapid rate which causes you to wake up often and abruptly. Caffeine increases alertness and keeps you focused, all great qualities for pulling an all-nighter but not a big help when trying to sleep in an awkward position.
For some more tips on resting up before your next trip click the link below. Especially if you need to arrive bright eyed and bushy tailed.
CBS News Radio national business journalist Brian Banmiller has spent more than 40 years in the news industry, covering business, politics and the economy on television, radio and in print. Currently, his “Banmiller on Business” reports are delivered to an audience of millions nationwide.