Ignoring a legitimate email message is in effect an insult. And email is no different from paper in one respect: Time management experts often have said to handle each piece of paper only once. Why read an email message, close it, move on to other tasks and then go back to the message Message is not just a luxury it’s a way to a healthier happier life poster later? Even if you’re swamped, you can compose a reply. If you’re too swamped to deal with some messages, wait to open them and then set aside time to give them the attention they deserve.