Step 7: Repeat
Try this for a couple days, and you should be right as rain in no time. If you take all these steps, and things only get worse or stick around for more than a week, you guessed it: it’s doctor time. Life is full of annoying, unavoidable crap. Colds may be crap, but with a little effort, they don’t have to end up all over the bottoms of your shoes.
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Nicholas Knock is a freelance writer for Thrillist who named his humidifier Smaug. You can follow him on Twitter: @nickaknock.