Date: 02/05/2014

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Is email making you stressed?

Next time you open your inbox, notice what happens to your breathing. Do you hold your breath when you open your inbox? Or does your breathing speed up? Email makes many of us feel anxious, overwhelmed and stressed. The never-ending stream of demands coming at us can seem just too much to deal with. The information overload can be overwhelming. Close your inbox for a moment and step back. Ask…

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Date: 17/02/2014

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Suffering from information overload? Time to look up from that screen …

Do you feel like you are constantly on call these days? As though your day is dictated by the beep and ‘pling’ of messages and updates, pulling you this way and that? Picture the scene: you’re in the middle of a conversation with a friend, and their phone beeps. They turn to their smartphone, saying “hmm, what was that,” as they pretend to listen to you. How does that make…

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Date: 17/09/2013

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How to do a digital detox

Frazzled by constant demands or exhausted by information overload? A digital detox could be just what you need …   Detox is a word we often associate with New Year. During the January hangover from the December before, we cut out all that is bad for us, and latch on to the latest detox trends. But while the idea of detox is familiar to many of us in terms of…

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