The scientific reasons why email makes you feel so anxious

Email taps into all my biggest fears and anxieties. When I have unread messages lingering in my inbox, I feel stressed. When I forget to respond to someone for a week, I feel like a traitor. When I write something that accidently upsets someone because it lacks my usual exclamation points, I feel mean. Overall, it’s not much of a confidence booster for me.

The thing is, I do this to myself. If I didn’t let myself get bothered by all the trivial aspects, I’d probably feel so much better on a daily basis. However, that’s easier said than done. It’s one thing to know my inbox drives me insane, it’s another to stop letting it make me feel that way. …

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Via: Mashable: Business

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