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Life Retreat’s Friday Weekly Round Up


Mounting evidence shows that depression and even schizophrenia can sometimes be caused by dietary deficiencies or food allergies. An Italian study revealed that almost all of the 331 depressed people taking part in the test
had extremely low levels of cholesterol in their body.

Evidence shows that very low-fat diets can cause depression. And, insufficient levels of B vitamins, high intakes of sugar and caffeine, and gluten or milk allergies can all cause or aggravate mental illness too. So, keep all these facts in mind especially during dieting periods.

Here’s a wrap up of what you missed this week at Life Retreat. Enjoy your weekend!

—————Money Matters————–

Eight Smart Ways To Spend Your Year End Bonus

year end bonus

It’s that time of the year again – when you anxiously wait for your year end bonus or 13th cheque! And, while your boss might pleasantly surprise you by how generous he/she’ll be, prepare yourself to be shocked when the taxman takes a lovely chunk of your bonus.

You’re probably now wondering how. Well, not only can he take up to 45% of your bonus but if you get it at the same time as your December salary, this could push you into a higher tax bracket. Furthermore, when you go shopping with the rest, you’ll still hand over a further 14% in VAT. Not fair right? Click here to keep reading.

—————Product Recommendations————–

10 Health Uses For Activated Charcoal

Activated Charcoal

Activated charcoal sounds like something that doesn’t belong in or on your body. However, there are many reasons it does. Detoxing and healing are just the beginning of how you can use activated charcoal. It draws out itches and splinters and also draws oil, bacteria and toxins out of your body! Activated charcoal is highly adsorbent (not to be confused with absorbent). This means that other substances bind well to its surface. Because of its powerful adsorption, many people use activated charcoal as a remedy for conditions like heartburn, indigestion, colic, tooth pain and bug bites. Here are ten uses.

—————Product Reviews————–

Become A Professional MakeUp Artist

professional makeup

Are you ready to conquer the film and fashion world? Well, doing a professional makeup course is not only about having fun and experimenting with make-up, it’s a growing, high in demand, serious profession. It’s about learning the skillful application of make-up in ways to enhance and transform someone’s features. Click here to find out how you can learn this skill.


Recipe Of The Week – Fruit Juices

Fruit juices

The one fruit juice that you can depend on with utmost confidence, is the one which you squeeze or extract at home yourself – provided you do not overdo it. Grape juice and orange juice are best, as these are considered to be “pre-digested” foods. If you use whatever fruit is in season, home-made fresh juices should not prove expensive. There are thousands of alternatives, the following recipes should give you some ideas.

—————Parenting Tips————–

Tips For Parents: Dealing With Diaper Rash

dealing with diaper rash

Obviously, the villain that causes distress of diaper rash is the diaper. But, a diaperless in fact is a disaster in the making. Fortunately, you can take some steps besides doing away with diapers that will lessen the likelihood of diaper rash for your baby. Here are five.

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———————See you at the same time next week!——————-

The Life Retreat Team


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