5 Productive Morning Commute Practices to Avoid Mental Blocks


Janey VelascoContent Marketing Specialist at Siege Media

Wednesday, November 27, 2019

Have you ever had to read the same sentence a few times because your mind can’t seem to process what you’re reading? Or completely forgotten what you were about to do? If you answered yes or experienced something similar, you were probably going through a mental block.

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5 Productive Morning Commute Practices to Avoid Mental Blocks

With long hours at work and sometimes even busier lives at home, it’s difficult to keep our minds focused at all hours of the day. An easy fix to mental blocks is establishing a healthy morning routine that works for your lifestyle––including your morning commute. A set morning routine can help keep stress levels low and keep you from thinking about work or other stress inducing thoughts.

According to this new morning commute practices survey, nearly 40% of Americans between the ages of 18-24 can’t turn their mind off work when heading to the office. Unsurprisingly, they also happen to be the age group most likely to experience road rage. They also found that people 35-44 are the most likely to think about work on their commute. Stressors such as this, and not taking small breaks throughout your day, are major contributors to mental blocks.

To help avoid mental blocks and get your day off to a good start, we collected a few easy practices you can implement during your morning commute to help clear your mind and start your days focused and ready for a productive day ahead:

Proven methods for making your morning commute productive

Janey Velasco

Janey is a Content Marketing Specialist at Siege Media. She enjoys writing on a variety of topics including travel, career and lifestyle. In her free time, you can find her trying out a new coffee shop or planning her next trip.


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