"A goal. If you drive her bike audio is great for learning languages, and taking online classes. If you take the bus or train, you can bring along a craft project or sketchbook to build your skills. Not only will this help you reach your goal faster, but will also make you happier. Thanks to something called pre goal attainment positive affect basically, the happy flood of dopamine. You get while you're heading toward a goal, a fourth tip to improve your commute exercise. There's a boatload of evidence that exercise can lead to a boost in your mood, and even ease symptoms of serious conditions like depression or anxiety. So try to bike or walk to work if you can even better if you can cut through a park or nature, preserve on the way to work to boost those affects by just being around nature, and here's a final tip. Talk to a stranger. I know it sounds scary. But we've mentioned this on the podcast before a twenty fourteen study found that even though commuters predicted that they would dislike talking to strangers the group of participants who actually did talk to strangers found it a lot more enjoyable than avoiding conversation or even just commuting as they normally did couple ministry, injures backpacker talk about the weather you might strike up a conversation that will make you a little happier. Once you reach your"