Commuting can be hellish; day in and day out along the same roads. It’s easy to get stuck in the same old patterns and usual traffic jams. But you could use the time before and after work to gain a fresh perspective instead.
Lots of the ideas on this website highlight the fantastic cycling, walking, bus and train facilities in south Essex, from the Prittle Brook cycle path offering a car-free route to work, to the Octopus ticket providing the freedom of all-day bus travel.
What all these options have in common is their ability to give you more headspace, ensuring you arrive at work and get back home de-stressed, not distressed. It may be a cliché but variety really is the spice of life.
Change it up once a week and see how you get on.