Lately I seem to have been surrounded by snot. Almost everyone I know has been making close friends with a tissue, either discreetly wiping their nose, or doing the full gluggy evacuation. Recent bus trips have been particularly unpleasant.
I therefore thought it was time to use everything I know to help me stay well. So I did the usuals of eating lots of veges, getting more sleep and over-using the hand-sanitiser. Then I realised there was one tool I needed to use more – and that is paying attention to how I talk about colds. Continue reading