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Conservatively Speaking

State Senator Mary Lazich (R-New Berlin) represents parts of four counties: Milwaukee, Waukesha, Racine, and Walworth. Her Senate District 28 includes New Berlin, Franklin, Greendale, Hales Corners, Muskego, Waterford, Big Bend, the town of Vernon and parts of Greenfield, East Troy, and Mukwonago. Senator Lazich has been in the Legislature for more than a decade. She considers herself a tireless crusader for lower taxes, reduced spending and smaller government.

How many daily e-mails before you get stressed?


As a state Senator, I represent about 160,000 constituents, and receive a lot of e-mails.

How much e-mail is too much? According to Harris Interactive, small business employees, a phenomenal  94 percent said 50 emails per day is the breaking point before work becomes stressful.

Joanne Cantor, director of the Center for Communication Research at the University of Wisconsin–Madison and author of "Conquer CyberOverload,” says there are methods to avoiding e-mail anxiety. As reported by ABC News:

"Don't check your email all the time. Adjust your settings so that email messages only come through once every 30 minutes or every hour. She also suggested keeping your inbox to just 15 or 20 messages at a time. Sorting message into folders and using automatic filters can help prevent the massive shock that can come with seeing hundreds (or thousands) of unread emails at a time.”

Read more from ABC.

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