3 Pain Relief Techniques that Really Work

Spending eight hours sat down at a desk and a few more driving around made me start suffering from back pain. I think we all go through this because of our routines, bad postures, etc. And usually, our friends, colleagues and family members even make fun of it saying things like “You’re getting old”.

The truth is, this is something more serious than you think and the earlier you treat this problem the easier it will be in your future to avoid these type of pains. So here are 3 things that helped me with my lower back pain:

Yoga – stretching exercises can really help waking up all parts of our body and to make sure these are in shape and pain-free. If you combine these exercises with breathing techniques you’ll feel relaxed and you’ll see a great improvement in your posture.

Good posture – make sure your chair, either at work, school or wherever you spent most of your time, is in the right position for your weight. You can always add a cushion if it makes you feel more comfortable, this will help you keep a good posture while sitting down. Also make sure you stand up at least every hour, even if it’s to go make yourself a coffee or to just stretch your muscles. Our bodies sometimes need to be awakened.

Natural pain relief products – After reading about Sanare Smart CBD products with natural ingredients that help with pain relief, I decided to give them a try.  They produce topical lotions, tinctures, pet products, soaps, sunscreen and more, all infused with CBD, terpenes, and essential oils to help with pain. The truth is I’ve been doing so much better that sometimes I get up from my chair after having sat down for a long time and I expect to feel some pain and really surprises me when I don’t. My husband is also using these after his football matches when he comes home with any small injury and after a few hours, the pain is gone.

These are the products I’ve been using: The CBD original Advanced Tropical Pain Relief and the California Orange Tincture.

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Catastrophe Cosmetic|Lush Product Review

Don’t worry, the experience wasn’t a catastrophe at all. A few weeks ago, 3 to be more precise, I decided to try a calming and moisturising fresh face mask from Lush.

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The Catastrophe Cosmetic face mask is packed with blueberries, calamine and chamomile, rose, and almond oils to soothe and soften the skin.

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You just need to smooth a generous layer of this mask onto clean skin and leave for 10 to 15 minutes. I use cold water (you can also use lukewarm water, but avoid hot water) to remove the mask while massaging my face. You can feel a softer skin straight away.

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The ingredients:

Blueberries are rich in vitamins and minerals that protect and rejuvenate, helping to repair sun damage and give you a gorgeous glow.

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Calamine is soothing, antiseptic powder derived from natural mineral deposits and ferric oxide. It has a high concentration of zinc oxide – an incredibly active material that has the ability to reflect UV rays. This means calamine is often used as (and in) sunscreen to protect and care for the skin.

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Chamomile blue oil is used to improve the condition and appearance of the skin, hair and scalp, as well as for its soothing and calming perfume which blends beautifully with other essential oils.

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Irish moss has a softening, soothing feel on the skin and hair and a very gentle cleansing effect.

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I’m going to review a different mask every month, but for now, this one is definitely IMG_0297approved and recommended! The only thing I would say is that with a use by date you feel a bit rushed to use it all up before it expires. It’s great for me because it will make me stop being lazy and take care of my skin more often, but some people might not like it.

 

If you’ve tried this mask, please share your experience on the comments’ section. If you have any facial mask to recommend please feel free to share it too.

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