Yoga for Back Pain: 5 poses for a healthy spine

These 5 easy yoga poses will help release stiffness in your spine and promote flexibility.

Got back pain? This post is for you! I have chronic back pain and I’m constantly searching for ways to ease the pain. Today I’m specifically talking about ways to keep your spine healthy and mobile. I’ve always had some issues with my tailbone area of my spine but when I was pregnant it got extremely painful. It felt like my lower spine was all out of place and crunching on nerves. Ouch! Since I started doing yoga for back pain and stiffness, I’ve felt SO much better and I want to share my tips with you!

Yoga can help make your spine feel aligned and flexible instead of stiff and painful. I volunteer at a local non-profit community centre so I’m lucky enough to get free yoga classes. I’ve become friends with the instructor and turns out she also has that stiff, crunched feeling in her lower back! There are several yoga poses that we do that are an absolute lifesaver and today I’m going to share them with you!

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DIY: Eucalyptus Mint Bath Salt

Relax with homemade eucalyptus mint bath salt. It's easy to make and has a refreshing scent. Perfect if you have a cold! | The Refreshanista

My favourite thing to make these days is bath salts! I love creating different scent combinations to fit every mood ๐Ÿ™‚ this eucalyptus mint scent is perfect to wake you up or help with congestion while you relax in a warm bath. Forget about buying bath salts, they’re super easy to make with all-natural ingredients! Simply add essential oils to epsom and sea salts and mix up ๐Ÿ™‚ย  Continue reading

How To Get Rid of a Stomach Ache Naturally

{this post contains affiliate links to products I personally recommend}These remedies help soothe an upset stomach naturally! | The Refreshanista

Nausea and vomiting is the worst! When you’re feeling sick, there are several fantastic natural remedies you can use to soothe yourย stomach ache. I have tried all of these remedies and they truly help bring you back to feeling normal much quicker than waiting it out! Pin this post so you can find it when you need it ๐Ÿ™‚ย  Continue reading

5 Tricks to Cure Your Cold Naturally

5 Tricks to Cure Your Cold Naturally- It's cold season! Ditch the cough syrup and try these 5 tricks to cure your cold naturally.| The RefreshanistaCold season is coming! As the weather gets chilly, it seems like everyone we know is getting a cold and we are just waiting for it to hit us. Especially if you have kids or work with kids! Growing up, I had much younger siblings (a brother 12 years younger and sister 15 years younger) and they were constantly sniffling and coughing during the winter months. I kept some of these tricks up my sleeve and rarely got sick ๐Ÿ™‚

Forget nasty “cherry” flavour cough syrup. There are more natural, less yucky ways to soothe your sore throat and kick your cough. Continue reading