Entries by Poorna Bell from 06/2014

Arianna Huffington Reveals: What Is A Good Life And What Is Success?

Posted 06.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle

As part of Arianna Huffington's book tour for Thrive: The Third Metric to Redefining Success and Creating a Life of Well-Being, Wisdom, and Wonder, sh...

Can We Please Stop With This Bikini Body B*llocks?

| Posted 06.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle

This fairly harmless impulse to look good has been leapt upon by diet companies and magazines as some annual ritual, as if getting in shape or being healthy the rest of the year matters not. My key gripe, is that it sums up the biggest problem with exercise and diet: that it is primarily to lose weight.

Personal Trainers Reveal The Best And Worst Things To Do After A Workout

Posted 06.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle

As you lay there prone on the mat after a workout, you may be relieved that it's all over for the day and you can go home and scoff some food. Sad...

One In Four Smokers Will Develop Lung Cancer If They Carry This Gene

Posted 06.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle

BRCA2, the defective gene linked to breast cancer and ovarian cancer, has now found to play a role in people who develop lung cancer. One in four ...

Lung Cancer: How To Spot The Symptoms

Posted 06.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Lung cancer is one of the most common cancers in the UK, and with news that smokers may be much more likely to get it if they carry a faulty gene, it'...

#HowIThrive Instagram Trend Shows How People Are Choosing To Thrive All Over The World

Posted 06.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Arianna Huffington, HuffPost's founder and CEO, is bringing her Third Metric ethos of wellbeing and happiness to the UK through her book tour for Thri...

Ballet Dancing Is Not For Wimps: This Slow Motion Video Shows Off Insanely Hard Moves

Posted 06.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Ballet dancing is clearly the hard nut of the dancing world, and you don't need to watch Black Swan to know that it requires immense practice and dedi...

Artisan Bakers Reveal How To Make A Perfect Loaf Of Bread

Posted 06.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle

As we usher in the month of Food on HuffPost UK Lifestyle, James Stephenson, one of the owners of Exeter Street Bakery has dropped some bread-making k...

Rihanna's See-Through Dress Just Undermines Her Strength as a Woman

| Posted 06.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle

This dress, judging by her 'I dare you to say something' stance in the photo, is a statement. Yet it tells you nothing about her brain, what she's thinking or her achievements - this just reduces her to her body parts, and that I do have a problem with.

Rachel Khoo Slams Broadcasters For Not Signing Up Enough Female Chefs

Posted 06.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Channel 4 and other broadcasters are in the firing line from chef Rachel Khoo who has hit out at them for not signing up enough female faces. Khoo,...

Skin Cancer Man Given 'Months To Live' Has Miraculous Recovery Following New Drug Trial

Posted 06.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle

A British man who had melanoma - the deadliest form of skin cancer - made a 'miraculous' recovery after being given a pioneering new drug. Doctors...

Forget Toy Kitchens And Dressing Dolls, DIY Father-Daughter Projects Turn Gender Stereotyping On Its Head

Posted 06.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Unfortunately in the world of childhood, things are still very blue and pink. So with girls playing in their plastic kitchens and dressing up dolls, w...

Parents Find It Hardest To Talk Their Kids About Porn, But They'd Better Get Over It...

Posted 06.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Ostrich parenting unfortunately isn't going to work when it comes to talking to your kids about sex. A new study reveals that by the age of 12, th...

How To Handle Father's Day If You Don't Have A Dad

Posted 06.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Father's Day can be a polarising occasion for those who don't have fathers anymore or have a bad or absent relationship with them. Although there ...

Women Who Have Babies Less Than A Year Apart Are More Likely To Give Birth Prematurely

Posted 06.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle

A study that examined nearly 500,000 women revealed that those who have their babies less than a year apart are twice as likely to give birth prematur...

French Women Relieve Stress And Anxiety By Using Colouring Books

Posted 06.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Previously, we've looked to French women for tips on how to stay slim without dieting and - it goes without saying - their effortless style. Now there...

How To Tell If Your Friend Is Being A Toxic Soul-Sucker

Posted 06.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle

All of us at some point have had a toxic friend - the one who's more interested in your bad news, isn't particularly happy for you when good things ha...

Baby-Faced Toy Boy Dates Women 60 Years Older Than Him, Including A Great Grandmother

Posted 06.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle

People who are shocked at the age gap between director Sam Taylor Wood, 47, and actor Aaron Taylor Johnson, 23, may need to sit down after reading abo...

How Blood Pressure May Increase Your Risk Of Alzheimer's Disease

Posted 06.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Changes in blood pressure during middle age may affect a person's risk of Alzheimer's and other forms of dementia later in life, research has shown. ...

Können wir bitte mit dem Bikini-Figur-Mist aufhören?

| Posted 06.05.2014 | Germany

Es gibt Sätze, bei denen geht mir vor Wut die Hutschnur hoch. Sätze wie „Lass uns da das Optimum herausholen" zum Beispiel. Oder der Begriff „Bikini-Figur". Ich sage nicht, dass es falsch ist, ein wenig mehr als die übliche Routinearbeit zu investieren, um für den Urlaub gut auszusehen. Bei mir passiert das ungefähr zwei Wochen vorher.

Miss USA 2014 Hopeful, Conceived In Rape, Educates Young Women About Sexual Assault

Posted 06.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Beauty pageants are often derided as fluff, but a counter-argument that seems to be growing is that it also helps to highlight exceptional women. ...

Man V Food's Adam Richman Poses Naked For Cancer After Shedding 70 Pounds

Posted 06.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle

In reference to World Cup 2014, Man V Food's Adam Richman (these days more man, less food) is seen posing naked for Cosmopolitan magazine's July issue...

Do We Need Enforced Lunch Breaks After It Was Revealed Only 1 In 5 Leave Our Desks?

Posted 06.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Bosses: if employees don't take a proper break (and most of us don't), you may need to take a more proactive approach. Employers have been urged t...

You May Have Judgements About Face Tattoos, But This Will Totally Change Your Mind

Posted 06.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle

There's a moment in the Hangover 2, when Stu does something even worse than cheat on his wife-to-be with a ladyboy: he gets a great big whopping face ...

Cholesterol-Lowering And Weight Loss: Why Kale Is Good For You

Posted 06.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Kale may have gotten slightly too cool for its own boots - you know you've made it in the world when people start naming their babies after you - but ...