Friday, October 5, 2012

How to Make Your Digital Life Uncomplicated

Today, numerous digital gadgets are being widely used such as iPhones, iPads, laptops, cell phones, desktop computers, etc. Many people become too much engaged with all the amazing benefits and digital information that these technologies have to offer. 

However, no one wouldn't want their digital life to win over their real life. In order to prevent this from happening, you need to take it easy. Don't spend most of your time online or playing computer games. If your work involves the use of computers like web designers and graphic artists, you still should step away from your PC once your work is finished or take a few breaks every now and then. Here are some more tips to make your digital life simple and not complicated.

1. Only use 2 email accounts.
Don't use several email accounts. At the most, you just need two, one for personal use and one for work. If you have many emails to check, it will consume much of your time since you need to check them out on a daily basis. 

2. Use shortcuts.

Using shortcuts will help you save considerable energy and time. It will be much easier for you to work if you use shortcuts. You just need to learn about the different shortcuts keys and use them to your advantage.

3. Avoid information overload. 
You need to filter all the digital information you get everyday. Get rid of any useless or irrelevant pieces of information in your email. You can also filter the notifications you get from different social networks as well as your spam messages. Be certain that important messages appears first in your inbox in a particular folder so you won't miss them.

4. Uninstall software that you don't use.
There may be software installed software in your PC that you're not anymore using. Uninstall them so that you can save CPU and memory usage. It will be easier for you to work better if you'll only keep the software you're using because it won't consume too much memory. 

5. Free yourself from the digital world every now and then.
Just because your job requires you to be online most of the time doesn't mean that you  will deprive yourself of the real experiences you get from the real world. Take a walk in the park or eat out with your friends and family. This will certainly help you to relax and be recharged for next day's work.

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