5 Ways to Make Your Commute More Enjoyable (& Podcast Recommendations)

public transportation commute

Some lucky people get the option to work from home, while others are either required or choose to go into the office.

When it comes to commuting, it can be rough. Whether it's by car, public transportation, or even by foot. It's not the most exciting part of our day. But it doesn't have to be so bad, put down that stress ball and listen up. I've got 5 ways to make your commute more enjoyable. From podcasts that will make you laugh out loud, to a buddy system that will make the time fly by, you'll be wishing your commute was longer. 

1. Listen to a Podcast or Audiobook

Commuting can be a great time to catch up on your favorite podcast or dive into a new audiobook. Whether you're into true crime, politics, or comedy, there's a podcast out there for everyone. Audiobooks are also a great way to make the time fly by while you're on your way to work. If you're a fan of true crime, try "Serial" or "My Favorite Murder" and if you're into pop culture, try "The Office Ladies" podcast where Jenna Fischer and Angela Kinsey, who played Pam and Angela on the show, give behind the scene stories and answer fan questions.

2. Plan Your Outfit the Night Before

One of the most stressful parts of commuting can be trying to get ready in the morning. To make your commute more enjoyable, try planning your outfit the night before. This way, you can take your time getting dressed and not have to worry about rushing out the door.

3. Take Public Transportation

If you have the option, taking public transportation can be a great way to make your commute more enjoyable. Not only will you be able to sit back and relax, but you'll also be able to read, listen to music, or catch up on some work.

4. Try a Commuting Buddy

Commuting can be a lonely experience, but it doesn't have to be. Try finding a commuting buddy to make the trip more enjoyable. You can talk about your day, listen to music together, or even play games on your phone.

5. Make the Most of Your Commute

Finally, try to make the most of your commute. Whether you're driving or taking public transportation, try to use the time to do something productive, like planning your day, organizing your schedule, or even just taking some time to reflect. Sometimes meditation can help lower your stress and set you up for a successful day.

Commuting can be a drag, but it doesn't have to be that bad. Try these 5 ways to make your commute more enjoyable, and you'll be on your way to a more relaxed and productive day!

Bonus: Business-related podcast recommendations

  1. The Hustle Daily Show - A daily dose of irreverent, offbeat, and informative takes on business & tech news.
  2. "How I Built This" by NPR - This podcast tells the stories of entrepreneurs, small business owners, and inventors and how they built their companies.
  3. "The Tim Ferriss Show" - In this podcast, Tim Ferriss interviews successful people from a variety of fields, delving into the tactics, tools, and routines they use to achieve success.
  4. "The GaryVee Audio Experience" - Entrepreneur and business leader Gary Vaynerchuk shares his thoughts on marketing, business, and the future of work.
  5. "The Pitch" - This podcast features entrepreneurs pitching their businesses to investors and getting real-time feedback.
  6. "StartUp" - This podcast takes listeners behind the scenes at Gimlet Media, a startup podcasting company, and explores the challenges of starting a business.
  7. "The School of Greatness" by Lewis Howes - This podcast features interviews with successful entrepreneurs and business leaders, as well as tips and strategies for achieving success in the workplace.
  8. "WorkLife with Adam Grant" - Organizational psychologist Adam Grant takes listeners inside some of the world's most unusual workplaces to discover the keys to better work.
  9. "The Business of Fashion" - This podcast features interviews with fashion industry leaders and discussions of the latest trends and developments in the fashion world.
  10. "The HBR IdeaCast" - The Harvard Business Review podcast features interviews with business experts and HBR editors on the latest trends and ideas in management and leadership.
  11. "The Productivity Show" - This podcast provides tips and strategies for being more productive, organized, and efficient in the workplace.

Mr. Goblin


Related posts

Search How to Communicate at Work When Everyone is Remote (Hint: Emojis & Gifs)
10 Tips for a Positive Work from Home Experience Search