Scattered, unfocused, panicked. This is your brain on 1,347 unread emails. Time to close all those productive tabs in your head and up your productivity.
The emails in your inbox are dangerously close to resembling the digital version of a hoarder’s home, while the papers on your desk are an actual presentation of that. Cleaning sucks, but you’d want everything on the work desk front to be fuss-free so your weekend (and life, basically) will be stress-free. Yes, spring cleaning, physically or digitally, is annoying AF but what isn’t is how you feel after. By getting organised atatio work, your stress levels go down and everything is just a lot less overwhelming,” said professional organiser Karen Perkins. So cleaner work tech means cleaner life? We’d cheers to that.
FOLDERS ARE FRIENDS
After the Great Email Exodus, start compartmentalising. For starters, separate the work emails from the personal ones, then sort them by month or subject. Take it one step further by creating folders for your fashion and beauty buys – it’s a book-keeping boon for you! Bonus tip: in Outlook, you can set up your inbox so emails from certain people go straight to aforementioned folders.