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Confessions of an Email Hoarder and 4 Tips to Tame an Inbox

Mary Novaria | Posted 10.22.2014 | Healthy Living
Mary Novaria

If there are pileups in one area of my life, there are likely pileups elsewhere, too. So now that I've begun to get a handle on my email, I'm feeling daring enough to close some of the tabs on my Internet browser and maybe even throw in a load of laundry.

You've Got Mail (in the Drafts Folder): Emails Written, But Never Sent

Prasanna Ranganathan | Posted 10.21.2014 | Comedy
Prasanna Ranganathan

I am reading Lena Dunham's fascinating new book Not That Kind of Girl and came across a chapter entitled "Emails I Would Send if I was One Ounce Crazi...

The Koch Brothers Don't Want You to Read This!

Steve Skrovan | Posted 10.14.2014 | Comedy
Steve Skrovan

For the last six weeks, my inbox has been jammed with "urgent" messages from various congressional candidates and progressive organizations. They use a number of tricks to get you to open the email.

I've Got the Old-Guy Cellphone Blues

Llewellyn King | Posted 10.13.2014 | Comedy
Llewellyn King

Woe betide you if you take the malicious little bloodsucker out of the country: The fees and charges can cost you as much as your trip.

This Is Your Brain On Email

Emma Seppälä, Ph.D | Posted 10.13.2014 | Healthy Living
Emma Seppälä, Ph.D

Before you contemplate moving to a farm, selling your smartphone on eBay, raising chickens and goats and cutting technology out of your life forever despite your love of selfies, WAIT -- there's a solution.

5 Tips to Boost Your Email Marketing Efforts

Alex Ivanovs | Posted 10.07.2014 | Business
Alex Ivanovs

Email marketing can be a tough nut to crack, especially if you haven't done any of it all. I was skeptical at first, too, but then I realized that I don't necessarily have to connect with my email subscribers only as a means to an end.

E-Mails Are Forever

Gary A. Olson | Posted 10.06.2014 | College
Gary A. Olson

it is unethical to discuss such personnel issues outside of the committee to begin with, but by revealing the decision-making process in writing, he inadvertently gave his colleague and her lawyer a document that later became the centerpiece of a successful lawsuit.

7 Things to Do Right Now Because Your Personal Data Is Under Attack

Andrew Wang | Posted 10.03.2014 | Money
Andrew Wang

It is the growth in our online shopping habits and preference to use plastic over cash that have increased our vulnerability to identity theft.

What Happened When We Went A Week Without An Inbox

Kyra Cavanaugh | Posted 10.01.2014 | Business
Kyra Cavanaugh

The email ban included not only emails amongst ourselves but also with clients. We set up auto-responders to let people know we weren't checking email and encouraged them to call us instead.

The Fault In Our Email

Medium | Sanders Kleinfeld | Posted 09.30.2014 | World

Conventional workplace wisdom declares email a daily scourge. We receive too much of it. We spend too much time replying to it. We concoct elaborate s...

Holiday Cards Hacked! Quick + Cheap + Easy

Kelley Sanabria | Posted 09.26.2014 | Business
Kelley Sanabria

Want to send out a little holiday "thinking of you" but don't want to break the bank doing it? Then today's video is for you!  Check out how I hack m...

5 Tips for Sending Cold Emails That Receive a Response

Alex Ivanovs | Posted 09.23.2014 | Small Business
Alex Ivanovs

I'm no expert in email marketing, but having been a blogger for so long -- it has taught me some invaluable lessons and skills, especially when it comes to working with people closely, asking them for favors and, in general, trying to be a good associate.

7 Ways To Communicate Online Without Sounding Like A Jerk

Simon Tam | Posted 09.23.2014 | Business
Simon Tam

How would we feel if our rants about co-workers trickled their way to a boss or major donor? Do we want members of our family seeing the comments that we leave on sites?

Have You Accepted Your Position as Chief Email Processor?

Derek Lampert | Posted 09.22.2014 | Business
Derek Lampert

The office workplace is riddled with interruptions from ringing phones, dinging emails, and reminders going off from every device imaginable.. The best of us manage to hang on to fleeting moments where we actually work on our primary job, but have reluctantly accepted our new position as C.E.P. - Chief Email Processor.

There Is Almost Never A Good Time To Check Your Email

The Huffington Post | Emily Cohn | Posted 09.15.2014 | Business

Don't check your email first thing when you wake up. -- HuffPost Don't check your email during the first 10 minutes of getting to work either. ...

7 Magic Words To Stop Someone From Lying To You

The Huffington Post | William Goodman | Posted 09.05.2014 | Science

You know the awful feeling that someone is lying to you? Here's how to stop falsehoods in their tracks, according to science. In a 2012 experiment,...

WATCH: Email Inventor Shiva Ayyadurai On Dating Fran Drescher

HuffPost Live | Posted 08.29.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

In August 1982, the U.S. government accepted a patent for an electronic intra-office messaging system called "email" from then-teenager V.A. Shiva Ayy...

You and Me: We All Create Abundance Every Day

Donna Labermeier | Posted 08.27.2014 | Healthy Living
Donna Labermeier

How can we all be more aware of and transform the kind of abundance we are creating each day? The answer: Love yourself, be open to the power of possibility, live and let live, be supportive but not enabling, and make a concerted effort to be the change you wish to see.

Before You Hit 'Send': 5 Tips For Thoughtful Communication

Gadadhara Pandit Dasa | Posted 08.26.2014 | Business
Gadadhara Pandit Dasa

Too often we write an email or send a text without double-checking the content or being mindful of the tone of the message. We have no idea how that message will get interpreted. Once you hit the "send" button, it's kind of too late.

Yagana Shah

Internet Use May Protect Your Brain Against Aging

HuffingtonPost.com | Yagana Shah | Posted 08.13.2014 | Fifty

Turns out, your smartphone isn't so bad for you after all. In fact, it may help protect your brain against age-related cognitive decline. Brazilian...

This Man Has The Solution To Our Email Overload Crisis

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 08.07.2014 | Healthy Living

Even though many of our jobs require connecting with clients and coworkers via email throughout the day, that constantly-flooded inbox often does more...

How to Conquer 'Inboxitis' (and Enjoy the Rest of Summer)

Daniel B. Peters, Ph.D. | Posted 10.05.2014 | Healthy Living
Daniel B. Peters, Ph.D.

I was finding myself preoccupied with checking my phone at all hours of the waking day. Since I believe in the power of the mind and one's capacity to identify a problem and create a solution, I created a treatment plan, or better yet, a life plan, with the soul purpose of overcoming Inboxitis.

E-Mauled: Politicians Are Pummeling My Inbox

Neil McCarthy | Posted 09.30.2014 | Politics
Neil McCarthy

I am tired of emails. Not because I get too many of them (I do). It's because most of them are pretty dumb. I am what they call in the trade a "base voter." Also consequently, I am on everyone's email list.

7 Stats That Prove Email Is Here to Stay (And Power Your Business)

Christopher Lester | Posted 07.25.2014 | Small Business
Christopher Lester

These 7 stats can help any business embrace the power of modern email marketing and make more meaningful connections in the inbox.

A Hand-Written Letter: Have You Ever Heard of Them?

John P. Rauls | Posted 09.22.2014 | Healthy Living
John P. Rauls

What would you say is more personal: a handwritten letter or an email? If I asked a sample group of people over the age of 55, I imagine 98 percent would say a hand-written letter is more personal, and far classier!