2 easy ways to clear your inbox

Inbox overload is a big issue.

And it probably isn’t harmless. All of those emails are likely impacting your ability to focus. According to a recent study conducted by the beautiful minds at Princeton’s Neuroscience Institute, when there are multiple stimuli competing for your attention, it limits your brain’s ability to focus and process information.

Multiple stimuli present in the visual field at the same time compete for neural representation by mutually suppressing their evoked activity throughout visual cortex, providing a neural correlate for the limited processing capacity of the visual system.

Read more about the study here.

So, what’s a busy person to do? Here are two ideas that have really helped everyone on the Buttoned Up team:

Do you try to keep your inbox to zero? If so, how do you manage the onslaught?