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Thursday, January 21, 2010

Delete, Delete, Delete

This is a simple, but effective attack to conquer the clutter that lurks in your inbox. Just as you would for paper mail, you need to be decisive with each email that dares to land in that coveted space-the inbox. Simply put, you will follow these easy steps for each email you open: Read It and Delete It; or Read It, Act on It and Delete It or and Read It, Act on It and Save It. Notice the difference between the options? Only the last one requires you to save it. Sadly, this is where many of us fall short. Instead of deleting, we simply save everything that comes in. Then, when we need to find an "important" email, we have to search through hundreds, if not thousands of emails that promise the funniest story of the day, the latest sure fire way to become rich (don't believe that one), or ways to lose weight without exercise or diet (don't believe that one either). Well, never more if you simply decide what to do with each email as you read it, your inbox will never become that place where emails live forever. Happy deleting!!

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I am Dr. Darnita L. Payden, Executive Director/Owner of Dr. DClutter™ Life Management, a division of PreciousOnes™ LLC. I have a Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology and over 20 years of experience working to help clients discover their strengths and talents. Having worked as a therapist, college professor, grief specialist and trainer, I have encountered in my journey many of the issues my clients may face. I have a sincere desire to help you find clarity, organization and independence in your life and environments. I know that life can be hectic, but I desire to help my clients bring as much order, peace and enjoyment back into their lives as is possible. What separates me from the norm? I focus on the client from a holistic perspective. I realize that most people desire a functional and an organized life, but may simply need support, understanding and information about why they have the habits or tendencies that have led to disorganization. I do not perform “quick fixes” or provide “one-size-fits-all” guidance, but I strive to provide strategies to my clients that will be life changing and useful for a lifetime. Dr. DClutter™ is a name well earned!!

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