Do you hang on to very old e-mails that perhaps remind you of a period of struggle in your life? Perhaps you have e-mails from an old boyfriend that deal with a painful time in your life. Why are you keeping them? Dr. Robin says that holding on to negative e-mails is your own private, secret way of tracking injuries in your life. They are a self-destructive way of sabotaging your own best life, Dr. Robin says.
Throw out your trash, Dr. Robin says. Dr. Robin says that by hanging on to e-mails that deal with a painful past, you're subconsciously carrying the sadness and pain around. Delete your inbox and start fresh!