Health & Fitness

Curing Chronic Pain And Getting Your Life Back On Track

Between the ages of 18 – 32, I experienced chronic back pain, sciatica, tennis elbow, golfer’s elbow, and TMJ. It was only after reading Dr. Sarno’s book, Healing Back Pain, did my chronic pain eventually went away. Now, at 44, I hardly have any chronic pain. And when some ailment does flare up, I review […]

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Be Risk-Averse With Health, Risk-Loving With Money

When it comes to your health, be risk-averse. When it comes to your money, you can be more risk-loving. After all, if your investment returns take a hit, you can always spend time earning back your losses through work. However, if you lose your health, you might never recover fully. Sure, having money to pay

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Health And Fitness Stocks: The Last Reopening Trade

To be savvy investors, we need to learn how to connect the dots. There are so many investment clues to discover all around us if we spend time observing. One of the dots I think I’ve connected is that old school health and fitness stocks are an intriguing laggard reopening trade. I’m not talking Peloton,

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If You Want To Be Nicer, Get Richer: A Surprise Apology Letter

They say money can’t buy happiness. But what if having money can make you less stressed, less jealous, less combative, less anxious, and more joyful? Then surely having more money can at least make you nicer right? I think so. My first realization with this correlation between niceness and wealth occurred at the end of

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The Ideal Body Weight Pisses Me Off: Time To Get Back In Shape!

If there’s ever a time to have the ideal body weight, it’s during a global pandemic! All the studies have shown that those who are overweight or obese have a much tougher time combatting the coronavirus. If you’re in better shape, you increase your chances of living or at least recovering quicker. Another thing to

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Things To Do Before And During A Second Lockdown

There was a second lockdown in many states. However, thankfully, the country is opening up thanks to more people getting vaccinated. This post highlights things to do before a lockdown so you don’t go nuts. Mental health is a huge issue during the pandemic! Due to to a surge in COVID-19 cases across America, a

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Getting Your Money’s Worth For The Health Care Premiums You Pay

Ever since publishing, How To Get Health Care Subsidies Under The Affordable Care Act, I’ve been feeling a little left out. In order to help others get health care subsidies, my family has been paying our full health care costs. It is an honor to help others, so I don’t mind. However, after not visiting

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How To Compare Health Insurance Plans And Save Money

One of the downsides about early retirement is the expensive cost of healthcare in America. Without an employer subsidy, the average cost for a family healthcare insurance plan is about $21,000 in 2020. This post is about how to compare health insurance plans and save money. The extreme cost of healthcare is one of the

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Is It Worth Having A High Deductible Health Plan To Be Eligible For A Health Savings Account?

Everywhere I go, I hear the benefits of the Health Savings Account, or HSA for short. People say an HSA is one of the best ways to save for retirement. It obviously is a great way to pay for inevitable medical expenses given the tax benefits. But is it worth having a high deductible plan

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The Secret To Weight Loss: Losing Your Way To More Money

The secret to weight loss is not more exercise. The secret to weight loss is eating less. In the process of eating less, you’ll also save more money. I wrote this post on July 25, 2009, and wanted to revisit it 11 years later. I was 165 – 167 lbs back then. Today I’m 168

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