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I get lots of email and like many people first receive lots of that email on my phone. As a result I realised last year that I was hardly ever without email, it was incessant, pinging its way into my inbox and also my life almost constantly. It was generating some stress, so in November I decided I’d had enough.

But I didn’t want to cut out all the messages I was receiving as I did read and get value from the majority, my previous un-subscribe plan had worked pretty well. No, what I needed to do now was to control the mail so that I read it when I wanted to, not when it arrived jumping up and down to try and attract my attention. Continue reading