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The email experiment works as follows:
According to a 2018 survey, the average creative professional spends 5.6 hours per day checking email.
Once you make up your mind to make the mail app less accessible, it is much easi...
Most emails are of little value. We often remember the extraordinary, like the once-in-a-lifetime invitation, but not the ordinary - that possibly only three percent of emails are worth read...
We often impose an unhealthy expectation on ourselves to respond to every email immediately.
Except for work assignments, this is unnecessary. Many people will applaud you for taking a break and...
We expect information to come to us, rather than proactively seeking it out.
Our news email means we don't have to search it out. Our event invites mean we don't have ...
There are so many things funneling back to email.
Without email, it can be difficult to check a doctor's appointment, RSVP to party invites, or access your bill history. Email can be a night...
Spending a month away from email can help you question your default distractions.
Without email, you have to find other stuff to do while riding on the subway or waiting in line. Then you may...
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Whether it is about your money or a person you are not fond of, avoidance is the key to a life without unpleasant events.
Every now and then individuals feel the need to avoid checking ...
According to experts in the field, when dealing with anxiety related to checking your bank account, the best solution to manage your anxiety is by checking your bank account.
While it might hurt you, this remains the only means to help yourself get in control and start managing your money.
While planning on how to better keep track of your bank account, you might want to consider methods like starting to check your account once a month.
In order to do that, it could be useful to schedule a meeting in your calendar, devoted solely to this. Other ideas might include using spreadsheets to keep track of expenses or getting an automatic tracker.
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Stop saying that you don't have enough time to complete your commitments.
Admit that you need to get better at managing your time and start searching and trying techniques that will help you ...
It's important to have an idea of what your daily priorities are and tasks you need to complete, preferably the night before.
Also, make sure you prepare in the evening the outfit you're going to wear and the meals for the following day. Doing this will save time in the morning, and reduce decision fatigue.
Take all of your tasks and place them into four quadrants:
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Responding to emails as soon as you receive a notification gives others the impression that you’re at their beck and call. It also prevents you from reflecting on your own priorities for...
To avoid filling the email box of staff members, only CC the relevant parties. Ask your team to respond to you individually instead of using the reply-to-all button.
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