There is a device from India called a Neti pot that is used to cleanse the sinuses. Modern versions can be found in almost any chain drugstore. Imagine a slender bottle that holds 8 oz. of water. You add a packet of salt (comes with the device) to 8 ox. of warm water. Lean over the sink, using the nozzle squirt half the water up one nostril. Yuck... I hear you say. It does take getting used to and you have to keep your mouth open. After doing both sides, your head and sinus feel great.
I do this daily in the winter and my colds have all but disappeared.
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My favorite everyday workout, especially this time of year, is shoveling snow. Ok, some of think I'm shoveling something else by saying this but I assure you I'm not. I make fun patterns as I shovel and incorporate some pilates moves. Not only am I clearing my walkways, driveway and car but I'm clearing my head and heart.
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