Use this time to find new avenues
(and laugh a little more!)

It’s been a busy week and a trying one for Atlantans navigating the new traffic reality since the I-85 bridge collapse. So, how do we deal with this daily traffic frustration? Atlanta already boasts some of the longest daily commutes in the country. Now that’s double for some and we have no idea what the freeways will look like at different times of the day. So what’s the answer?

I have a suggestion. Brene Brown and audiobooks. OK, so you don’t have to listen to Brene Brown and The Power of Vulnerability: Teachings on Authenticity, Connection and Courage (but, it is 6 hours and there’s lots of laughter!). Use this time to slow yourself down. Think about your own pace and what it takes to shift gears.

I offer you the opportunity to take time to be in the moment—even in traffic—listen to something entertaining, practice breathing deeply, and yes, go ahead and let that car get in front of you. Or, dare I say, take MARTA and read a book. It really can make a difference. Try it.

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