REASONS BEHIND OUR RESPONSE TO TRIGGERS

Our actions on the road are influenced by a multitude of factors. This situation causing anger/ frustration is basically called TRIGGER.

Man yelling due to various potential triggers

Our responses to these triggers are because of:

Emotional factors like stress, anxiety, mood, and experiences.

The environment prevailing at that time like heat, heavy traffic, time constraints, etc.

Inability to communicate effectively to with the other driver or people involved in the situation.

Biased interpretation of the event- basically when you assume things and over-dramatize a simple event.

Societal factors like gender, beliefs, etc.

Personal factors like behavior, personality, how you were brought up, etc.

Being aware of these triggers can help us develop the best possible ways to overcome them.

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