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Jet lagged for life?


For travel enthusiast, conclusion of their trips means an array of emotions. Some feel sad to again go back to the routine, some feel happy that they had a good break and for some, it is a mixed bag. Deep down the biggest after math of the trip ending is facing JET LAG.  For those who is reading this half way through blinking, wake up. The biggest wake up call is getting jet lagged in your routine life.

Taking a leave against your bosses will, and later trying to stay awake at his death stare at work is one of the many ways to curb jet lag. Getting home, post a long holiday and only sleeping is a sure shot way to piss your family especially when you forgot to get them something from there.

Worse, when you really want to finish the pending work, your deadline ticking and yawn you go, thinking of the beauty sleep you want to catch up on, well, the HR just mailed you * Sona Mana Hai*

Well, you are not the only one facing jet lag, so breath. The Flapper Life has the best solution as your wake-up call. Food. Yes, Food. No one can go wrong with Food.  We list down 5 food options that will instantly help you with your Jet Lag woes.


For the tequila you had with lemon dressing on it, it is time for role reversal. Suck onto a lemon to relieve the headache caused by sleep irritation and you will feel sane again. Add lemon in water if you want to sip on it at regular intervals.


You may have gone BANANA’S during your trip but in reality, banana will come to your rescue. Eat a banana on empty stomach to balance your mood swings and agility. Bananas got your back!


Hey Ginger, shake hands with me quickly for an all-round motivation to wake up just fine. Ginger helps the acidic fluid built up, to break down and helps you feel fresh and anti- lethargic. So, looks don’t matter, only Ginger does


The international favorite comes to your aid post your international trip. Kiwi, as yummy as it looks, is excellent for your tummy. So, keep a Kiwi close, as close as possible to avoid any more upsets. It hydrates you and makes up for the lost energy that you spent on your trip.


Remember Geet from Jab we Met saying , “Paani ka Kaam, sirf Paani hi karta hai”. That is all you need to stand up on your feet before you crash into something. Have water and lots of it. Hydrate yourself and feel like a mermaid again!

So, the next time you dread your Jet lag, follow any one of these post travel remedies and say bye-bye to your jet lag and feel awesome!

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