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Top 10 Things to Do When You Can’t Sleep at 3 in the Morning

Top 10 Things to Do When You Can’t Sleep at 3 in the Morning
When you open your eyes and it’s hours before your alarm, you have a couple choices. Wallow in frustration as the morning light floods your room, or spend those waking hours doing something productive. We’re big fans of the latter.

Some days — no matter how much coffee you consume — it’s a struggle to keep your eyes open. But that same night, you crash hard just to find yourself wide awake at 3am. Instead of spending emotional energy being frustrated, try to get something done. Catch up on a book, some work, the news, or the ever-fleeting task of cleaning your baseboards.

Siesta Cocktail

Siesta Cocktail

Siesta Cocktail
Save for sneaking a much-needed midday snooze, there’s hardly anything better than the classic combination of tequila, grapefruit juice, and campari. The multi-source citrus exudes summer vibes, whether you’re enjoying the Siesta Cocktail in a heatwave or with wishful thinking during a snowstorm. This drink completes the full body, mind, and spirit restoration that starts only with some well-earned slumber.


  • 2 ounces tequila blanco
  • 1/2 ounce Campari
  • 1/2 ounce grapefruit juice
  • 1/2 ounce lime juice
  • 1/2 ounce simple syrup
  • To garnish: grapefruit, lemon or lime wedge


  1. Place the tequila, Campari, grapefruit juice, lime juice, and simple syrup in a cocktail shaker.
  2. Add 2 handfuls of ice and shake until cold.
  3. Strain the drink into a cocktail glass.
  4. Garnish with a citrus wedge if desired.

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