Not only was anger dangerous for everyone on the road at that time, but even the long-term effects on your health were not worth your 5-minute swearing at the driver who offended you. We consulted health and wellbeing specialists for advice on how to manage road rage. Take a look at the following and help you become the change you want to see on the road.
Breathing: Breathing exercises can help you cleanse your body of stagnant air and stale energy, make your blood more oxygenated, and, of course, release stress. Focusing on the breath will focus your attention inward, making frustration seem more distant without taking your attention too far away from the road.
Listening: Listen to music or audiobooks. Music can subtly add color to your experience and an exciting soundtrack to your commute life. Audiobooks can provide you with a moderate distraction that makes your driving enjoyable enough to make you find annoying drivers and heavy traffic less frustrating.
Relax: When you feel depressed, you store tension in your body. Simple techniques will help you learn to quickly release tension in your body, even when you're sitting in your car, which will help you feel more relaxed physically and mentally.
Play: Use cognitive-behavioral interventions, such as "counting idiots." Basically, if you accept that a certain number of people will be ugly on the road and decide to count them out as a game, you can reduce the stress generated by your reaction to their rude behavior.
Planning: Usually, when we are frustrated on the road, it is because we are in a hurry and cannot reach our destination quickly due to traffic jams. Having your schedule organized so you can leave early, and planning your transportation will make you feel more relaxed because it's really important if the trip requires an extra few minutes.
In the end, it's up to you, and your behavior towards other drivers often determines how a potentially dangerous situation ends. Dealing with your road rage is like dealing with a little kid who breaks something, stay calm and calm, stay calm, who knows that your calmness may lead others to do the same! Stay safe there!