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Is road rage really a state of mind?  It can seem pretty physical when your blood is boiling and your heart rate jumps.  The Internet is crawling with nightmarish statistics of road rage encounters. Reports indicate that approximately 1500 deaths and injuries are the result of road rage incidents each year.  However, the purpose of this post is not to share distressing statistics about the results of road rage.  Instead, let’s discuss a proven method to curb your tendency to shout an expletive, raise that unpleasant finger, or slam that abrasive horn.  

State of mind. Say it again.  State. Of. Mind.

Meaning, you can control what you think and then ultimately what you feel.  Simply, alter your perception of roadway encounters.  Road rage is the result of jumping to a negative conclusion.  If a vehicle cuts in front of you on the highway, instead of immediately reacting with…

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