Hacks to escape email anxiety

Apr 30, 2018

According to a recent study from Adobe, the average professional spends 4.1 hours per day responding to work emails. That’s 20.5 hours each week and more than 1,000 hours each year! And believe it or not, the number of messages received will continue to grow.

Although staying on top of email communication may seem stressful at times, there are multiple ways to escape the looming fear of unanswered messages in your inbox. Organizing your emails and consolidating subscriptions can help optimize your inbox, however, these three simple realizations may change your outlook on this daily task:

-Each “yes” leads to more work

-It’s easier to say “no” when you realize how many people are asking

-Focus on high priority emails

Learn more about how to easily escape email anxiety here.

Why should you care? Since this monotonous task remains essential to functioning in the workplace, these reminders can help you make smarter choices about where to focus your attention.