“Stand up straight!” “You’re slumping again!”
We all heard this when we were younger. And we didn’t give Mom’s nagging much thought. But now that we’re older and wiser, and our backs are achy and tired, we could be ready to listen to some good advice. Sitting and standing properly helps more than just your looks. Good posture strengthens your bones, muscles and ligaments. It also helps you stay healthy most of your life. Starting today, I’ll practice good standing posture and I’ll sit like a queen.
Here’s a quick round up of what you missed here at Life Retreat this week. Have a great weekend!
HOW TO USE EPSOM SALT
When used in a bath, the magnesium sulfate – Epsom salt is absorbed by the skin. This can cause the skin to soften and some of the substances that the skin absorbs day-to-day to be drawn out.
Occasional use of Epsom salts (especially on the feet) does not seem to be harmful. Many people swear by Epsom salts, though there doesn’t seem to be many scientific references to its use. There are a few cautions of using Epsom salts, however, and they are mostly for people with dry skin. Click here to read more.
BANANA-POM SMOOTHIE – RECIPE OF THE WEEK
It’s time to ditch the caffeine for a refreshing morning smoothie. Unlike the crash that coffee brings, it won’t only give you an energy boost but is tasty and nutritious. I’m always in a hurry and want to grab a quick nourishing breakfast. This recipe I’m about to tell you about today is a meal replacement that you can blend up in no time. Also, it’s sweet and tasty, and will fuel your body with many nutrients. Get your recipe here.
LE ROUGE COLLECTION N°1 – CHANEL
‘RED IS THE COLOUR OF LIFE, OF BLOOD, I LOVE RED’ – Coco Chanel
Only 1 day to go until Chanel’s global creative designer – Lucia Pica releases her most anticipated debut collection ‘Le Rouge Collection N°1’ in South Africa. She illustrates “The colour of life and death, love and desire, innocence and experience…” Contained within this colour of extremes are many metaphors for the emotional dichotomies of life. If you love Chanel, then you’ll want to know about their latest launch here.
KISS YOUR CHAPPED LIPS GOODBYE
Couples do it. Parents do it. Some animals even seem to do it. Everybody loves kissing. But nobody likes kissing dry chapped lips. How can you keep your lips healthy? It’s easy when you know a few facts. Read more here and get a recipe for those dry lips.
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The Life Retreat Team
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