Fancy a change? ‘Self-Talk’ is your answer #Mindfulness

We all have things in our lives that we’d like to do better:  exercise more, eat healthier, feel better, have more energy or a better attitude, etc.  In fact, most of us have made New Year’s resolutions along these lines– “I’m going to work out 5 days per week”, “I’m going to read more”, or the countless other things we hope to accomplish or change in our lives.  Yet, so often by January 15 these resolutions are nothing but a distant memory.  Why is this?

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Check email only twice per day to conserve attention and boost productivity

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Pull yourself off the dopamine fix of constant email checking to free up your time and attention. Checking email is reactive, blunting your creativity and preventing you from being proactive. Instead of relying on the email crutch, THINK and decide what you want to do. Limit checking and responding to email to one or two pre-set times to get more out of your day.

Read More: http://fourhourworkweek.com/2008/02/18/how-to-stop-checking-e-mail-on-the-evenings-and-weekends/

Have you ever tried limiting your use of email to free up time and attention?  Please share your thoughts in the comments below!

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