Whether you call it “fuzzy brain,” “the dumbs,” “the ders,” “a daze,” “a haze” or any other cute nickname, everyone has experienced a period where they just can’t focus on anything. When this happens at work, you give up and play online games all day, drink so many cups of coffee that your mind feels like it’s bouncing in your head like a rubber ball, or you can fight it with an actual strategy.

If you really want to succeed at defeating fuzzy brain, this Daily Muse article can help. It has effective strategies for three different levels of fuzzy brain -from mere sluggishness and wandering thoughts all the way to full-on, stare-at-the-wall-blankly dumbness.

Whatever your level of fuzzy brain, try drinking one cup of coffee in the morning to wake you up and then use your lunch break to take a power nap in your car -you’ll be amazed how much of a difference these two simple activities can make.

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