By Lori Murray10 Tips for a Happier, Healthier Commute
If your daily commute is fraught with traffic congestion, road rage and irresponsible drivers, you're not alone. Since 1987, the number of miles driven in the United States has increased 35 percent, while the miles of pavement increased by only 1 percent, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. That's too many automobiles and not enough roads to accommodate them all. Fortunately, the following sure-fire tips will help to alleviate the angst and put you on the road to a healthier commute.
1. Don't rush. Perhaps nothing is more stressful than not having enough time to reach your destination, so plan ahead. "Take a few minutes in the morning or in the evening to set your intentions," says Terri Kennedy, PhD, MBA, president of Power Living Enterprises and Yoga Alliance board member. "This puts you in control of your day." Plan what you will wear and gather everything you need-cell phone, keys, lipstick-in one place.
2. Relax your body.Read More »from 10 Tips for a Happier, Healthier Commute