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BuzzBite: E-mailaholics

You've seen them. You may even be one of them: glassy-eyed zombies punching incessantly at their BlackBerrys. They are e-mail addicts--people desperately afraid they'll miss some crucial work-related information if they aren't constantly connected. It doesn't matter if it's the weekend, vacation or someone else's computer--they need to check. Fortunately, there's help.

Motivational speaker and coach Marsha Egan has created a 12-step program, available at egan emailsolutions. com/ addiction. html, designed to help free people from the shackles of e-mail obsession. The program begins, of course, with Step 1--admitting that e-mail manages you, not vice versa. After clearing that hurdle, you're on the road to recovery. Ironically, the program is e-mailed to you--hopefully it's your last one for a while. --Tom LaSusa, [email protected]