I bent my head back, poured saline into my nostrils, pinched them, and did a reverse sit-<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>up</span>
until my back was flat on the ground, and tilted my head back a little
further. Then I sat up
, and the saline poured from my nostrils (if you try it, you may want a bowl in between your legs to drain).
No water got into my ears, which is always a concern, and although I no longer get sinus infections, a lot of clear phlegm got flushed out this way.