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What's the underlying message?

Written words, especially in emails or texts, often can be misleading as they are void of vocal inflection, body language and other cues. How often have you written something with a hint of sarcasm only to discover the reader took it at face value?
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Make your commute ... longer?

One method of dealing with stress to consider is to put an end to the mad rush that makes your trip to work an unconstructive blur of fighting with traffic and looking at the clock. The longer your commute, the more likely you are to reach a state of calm and truly unwind; more miles and more time put valuable psychic distance between you and the things weighing down on you on either end of the trip. The key is that those miles need to be free of distracting competition, so back roads beat highway every time.

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