People craft– getting along with yourself

We want to stay calm on the road.   How we behave before we take the wheel helps us outsmart others with road rage.   When we leave in the morning, here are a couple of tips:

Kiss your honey goodbye.  We get a surge of endorphins that help us feel peaceful and in control during our commute.

Eat breakfast.  Stable blood-sugar levels reduce road rage and how we react to it, according to research.  For a long commute we can keep granola bars and water in the car.

Check the traffic report.  Sign up to receive personalized traffic reports by e-mail at  We feel calm when we know which route to take.


3 thoughts on “People craft– getting along with yourself

  1. Janessa Breckinridge

    Reba, we like our bumpers and don’t want to slam on the brakes. I really get frustrated when I want to merge into another lane, and cars won’t let me.

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