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People are losing thousands of pesos every day by being stuck in traffic. They also lose their patience and good mood, as well.

There are many ways on how you can still be chill while being stuck in traffic. Here are some of them:

Accomplish the little tasks you can do remotely.

You can also kill time productively by doing small tasks while being stuck in traffic. You can respond to e-mails at your smartphone or listen to a podcast so you can learn something new. You can also respond to text messages and give return calls so you'll have it done by the time you get off the bus or cab.

Read a book.

Read a book.
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Being stuck in traffic is the right opportunity when you can catch up on reading a book. Be sure to keep an eye on your belongings while reading a book to avoid being robbed.

Just carry a book with you in your bag so you're ready when you get stuck in unexpected traffic.

Listen to music.

This is a fool-proof way of keeping your cool while stuck in traffic.

Always check your phone so you don't run out of battery when you use for smartphone for listening to music. Don't get it drained because it is important to be within reach for when of an emergency.

Use the CR before leaving.

Use the CR before leaving.
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Make sure that you go on a CR break before you leave for your destination. This can eliminate you from being tense because you're feeling uncomfortable and will remove any unnecessary stress from your end.

Put lead time when you're going to travel.

The main reason you get frustrated with traffic is because it hinders you from arriving on time to your appointment. Why not put enough lead time in your travel time so you're sure that you'll arrive on time despite a 30-minute to 45-minute delay?

Traffic is inevitable in some parts of the country but there are factors you can control on how you will react to it and turn it into a productive opportunity.

Written by Kyle Kam, a Digital Marketing Specialist of MoneyMax.ph, a financial comparison website aiming to help Filipinos save money through diligent comparisons of financial products.

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