Flying across one or more time zones can cause jet lag, making it difficult to stay awake during the day and fall asleep at night. While a person usually recovers from jet lag after 3 or 4 days, it is often necessary to recover faster.
Step 1: Set a time Determine what time you want to wake up and eat breakfast in the new time zone.
Step 2: Fast Avoid eating anything for the 12 to 16 hours before you want to wake up.
Step 3: Eat Eat a healthy and nutritional meal with high caloric value after your 16 hour fast. This overrides your normal sleep cycle and resets it.
TIP: You can use this method if you are changing shifts at work.
Step 4: Be consistent Keep a consistent eating and sleeping pattern until you need to switch it again.
FACT: In 1965, Randy Gardner set a world record for going 264 hours, or 11 days, without sleep.