Emails to Self


Tip: For better work-life balance, consider sending emails to your self.

Separate your work and personal apps across devices. Don't always be available to receive work messages – when you close your laptop, work should be done.

The hardest part of this separation, for me, is that shutting a laptop doesn't stop the spontaneous flow of ideas. Maybe when your brain is trying to relax, you think of a small TODO that will make tomorrow better. Or, you feel inspired to create something work related. Maybe you've encountered an article in your feeds that you'd like to share with a co-worker.

Just send the thought from your personal to your work email. It'll be waiting for you in your inbox tomorrow. Thereafter, you can resume your non-working life.