We said this would be easy. We didn't say it would make you look cool.
2. Chew some gum
Got a major project to work on, but feeling like you've got all the brainpower of a college freshman at a Monday 8 a.m. class? Science has your back. As it turns out, chewing gum right before a test or task gets blood flowing to the brain, giving you the mental boost you need to tackle those spreadsheet nightmares. The effect can improve alertness, assist in immediate memory, and even reduce anxiety.
There you go, gum guys. Got your new ad campaign right there. "Chew your way to excellence." By the way, here's the Clerks clip you're probably about to Google.
3. Try a meditation app
Meditation is pretty powerful. It's been known to reduce stress, improve concentration, and fix Don Draper. If it works for him, it can probably do you a lot of good, too.