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The Complete Idiot's Guide to Overcoming Procrastination, 2E by Michelle Tullier

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Key Changes to Make in Your Tech Life to Start Reining It In

Email is one of the biggest hurdles in our technology-drenched lives, so that topic gets its own section, “Strategies for Taming Email and Reclaiming Your Inbox,” later in this chapter. Meanwhile, in the following sections are tips for dealing with many aspects of technology that we put off handling or that cause us to procrastinate in other areas of life.

Keep Electronic Clutter at Bay

When our physical surroundings become cluttered, the problem is obvious. You have to clear a path to get into a room or are unable to close a closet door because of all the objects spilling out. But our electronic, or digital, clutter is not nearly as obvious, so it can easily sneak up and end up slowing ...

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