If having too much stuff does your head in, having too much digital stuff does exactly the same, despite not actually taking up room– it still takes up space in your head and might send you mental. And don’t be fooled by the cheapness of digital storage if you canb’t find stuff for the sheer volume – it’s time to get stuck into it now!
Have a go, you’ll be amazed how good it feels to have a small inbox!
it’s easier than the sent items
Sort your inbox by ‘subject’
This way all emails concerning the same topic are automatically grouped together.
You will find:
Sort your inbox by ‘from’
(your email program is bottomless pit!)
I never subscribe to any, but used to get heaps and didn’t notice. You can unsubscribe but don’t forget to delete the one’s you don’t like!
For Outlook, there is actually a tool for cleaning up your system. Open the File menu – mailbox clean up and check out some of the options.
I find the option to find ‘big’ mail very tempting. This might make a real difference to the speed of your computer if you can identify and delete those choking big files!!