13 Tips to Make the Most of Your Commute

Stop Thinking of Your Commute as a Gridlocked Prison & Make It Work for You

9. Kill Two Birds with One Commute

Lock down that overwhelmed feeling and make it work for you.

Even pasta has its creative limits and while fruit juice on breakfast cereal isn’t a crisis, it won’t build anticipation for the family dinner. The grocery and hardware store have to happen. Save gas, time and personal energy by organizing errands by day. Compress. Compile. And map it out.

Make Monday and Thursday grocery stops. Hit the garden store Tuesday, and look -- the gym is just next door! Vary your route to hit hot spots en route. Efficiency is empowering and you’ll get better service if you shop before the morph from corporate to comfy frumpy casual.