To celebrate, he suggests getting far away from your email, whether it means shoving your keyboard in a closet, taking the day off work, or putting up a default email telling colleagues youll get back to them later.
The time spent checking emails can then be used for spending time with family and friends or golfing.
Seifferlein says a day without email does wonders on your stress levels, and he should know since he recently hired an email consultant to help him downsize his inbox.
Now, he feels totally liberated from the mail madness and maybe even a bit smarter.
He recently found a stat from Stanford Daily News which states that Checking your email every 5 minutes gives you an IQ drop twice that of smoking pot.
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