Living Well

Four Ways to Prevent the Flu This Season

There’s an epidemic in our office.

Everywhere you look, folks are coughing, sneezing, and generally looking like they’re about to fall over.

A Two-Minute Resolution You Must Keep This Year

What if I told you there was one thing you could do every day for just two minutes to cut your risk of getting one of the deadliest cancers?

Would you make it a New Year’s resolution to try? Keep in mind, about 80% of all resolutions fail by February. But this is far easier than taking the time to go to the gym, start a new diet, or save more money (though we recommend taking care of all these things).

One Natural Therapy Relieves Pain From Cancer, Parkinson’s, and Alzheimer’s

Doc’s note: Today’s essay was chosen by one of our research writers, Amanda Cuocci…

I’m amazed at the ability of music to not only make us happy, but also relieve pain and stress. Pain management can help so many illnesses. Add to it the benefits to our brain health, and it’s a therapy nearly everyone can enjoy.

An Unconventional Way to Lower Your Stress

Doc’s note: Today’s essay was chosen by Retirement Millionaire Daily team member Chris Gaarde…

If there’s one thing I’m known for around the office, it’s my two cats, Scout and Bea. I’m the type of pet owner that shares photos of my cats like new parents share baby photos. My cats are a big part of my life, and they brighten even my gloomiest days.

How to Prepare Your Spouse for the Worst-Case Scenario

Doc’s note: Today’s essay was chosen by my senior analyst Matt Weinschenk…

As a new parent, I’ve got a strong impetus to get my affairs in order. Even knowing how important it is, I keep pushing it off another day… And it’s just adding to my stress. By the end of the year, I’ll have all these steps done… and so should you!

How to Treat This Uncomfortable, Embarrassing Problem

Doc’s note: We’re gearing up for some big changes to Retirement Millionaire Daily in the New Year. As we work on the finishing touches, I’ve gotten my team together to share some of their favorite Retirement Millionaire Daily issues with you over the next two weeks.

Today, I’m sharing one of my favorite issues. Not only was it one of our most controversial issues in our office here in Baltimore, it was also one of the most popular with you, our readers.

One Rule You Must Follow This Holiday Season

If you enact just one rule in your home this holiday season, let it be this: Put down your cellphone.

Earlier this year, we warned you about the mounting evidence that cellphones, specifically smartphones, damage our health. Just a few examples include…

Get off the Couch to Save Your Life

“The sooner you can get up and get moving, the better you’ll heal.”

That’s what the doctor told Jim (a relative of one of my researchers) after his recent hernia surgery. Sure enough, getting up and down the stairs helped Jim recover well enough to do away with heavy pain medication less than 24 hours after his surgery.

Three Tips to Kick the Holiday Blues

Holiday stress is a killer.

I’m not exaggerating. You might think you have a one-in-12 chance of dying in any given month. But it doesn’t work that way.

Read This Before Reheating Your Turkey Leftovers

Thanksgiving leftovers are a staple in American culture. For folks like Kevin, it’s the best meal he eats all year. Nothing seems more satisfying than piling bits of turkey and sides onto a sandwich to enjoy the days after the big feast.

But not long after eating, Kevin starts with diarrhea. He develops a fever, chills, and later that night winds up in the emergency room.