I put on my music, close my eyes, and count to ten.
The world becomes oblivious as one turns on his or her gadget — phones, MP3s, tablets etc. Then, there is the old habit of trying to catch more sleep before reaching one’s workplace. One may be in a public place physically. But, mentally, one tries to escape to his or her private space, albeit momentarily.
In a bus to workplace at 830 am.