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6 Ways To Teach Your Children Mindfulness At Home

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 13.03.2017 | UK Parents

Raising a family is more often chaotic than calm and finding any time in the day to go to the toilet in peace, let alone meditate, feels like a succes...

Social Media May Be Making You Feel More Lonely

PA | Rachel Moss | Posted 06.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Social media sites designed to help people connect are actually causing them to feel more alone, say psychologists. The more time young adults spend o...

People Reveal The Life Lessons They Learned Too Late

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 18.01.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Sometimes in life, you learn things the hard way (and often about a gazillion years too late). In a bid to help others avoid making the same mistakes ...

11 Tips For A Good Night's Sleep

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 11.01.2017 | UK Lifestyle

If you want to get a good night’s sleep you should consider wearing bed-socks and avoiding alcohol to help you nod off. That’s according to a new ...

How Wealthy Are You?

Lily Cole | Posted 07.12.2016 | UK Style
Lily Cole

We seem to be moving to an age that values access over ownership. In this shift towards experiences rather than possessions, a "sharing economy" spurned by the technology sector, is growing. Millennials increasingly stream music, films and TV, rather than buying physical copies. We download books and audiobooks to our phones. We rent out our homes, spare bedrooms, and take rides in other regular people's cars.

Here's How To Use Mindfulness To Ease You Into Parenthood

Tamsin Kelly | Posted 17.01.2017 | UK Parents

When you’re a new parent, time can seem very elastic: whizzing by in the daily routine of caring for your baby, then ticking oh so slowly when you...

Your Partner Is Probably To Blame For Your Rubbish Night's Sleep

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 14.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Fed up of waking up tired every day? You might want to rethink your bedroom arrangement. A new survey revealed that almost one third of people are dis...

Inspirational Quote From Person's Late Aunt Will Give You A Whole New Perspective On Life

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 10.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle

A reddit user has shared an inspirational quote from their late aunt, that has resonated with hundreds of people around the world. The redditor, known...

More Than A Score?

Pam Jarvis | Posted 07.11.2016 | UK
Pam Jarvis

After becoming convinced through two decades of research and scholarship that policy for children, young people and families in nations dominated by n...

Why Being Impatient Is Ruining Your Life

Stephen Doran | Posted 18.10.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Stephen Doran

The million-dollar question then is how do we cultivate an attitude of patience. The answer, ironically, begins with patience. The ability to be patient is like a muscle, the more you use it the stronger you get.

WISE WORDS: Javier Bardem On How The Pursuit Of Happiness Can Drive You Crazy

The Huffington Post | Ashley Percival | Posted 20.10.2016 | UK Entertainment

For the latest in our WISE WORDS interview series - where stars from a whole range of fields share the important life lessons they’ve learned along ...

Why Waking Up Before Sunrise Could Be Bad For Health

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 07.10.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Waking up before the sun could be harming your health, according to a new study. Scientists in Melbourne, Australia said the act of getting up at ridi...

This Man's Kindness Experiment Will Give You All The Feels

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 06.10.2016 | UK Lifestyle

A kindhearted man who asked numerous strangers if he could help them with anything has melted hearts around the world. London-based maths tutor Jo...

Revealed: The Happiest Places To Live In The UK

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 29.09.2016 | UK Lifestyle

The most and least happy places to live in the UK have been revealed - and it’s good news for those living in the Outer Hebrides. A new interactive ...

This Witty Comic Explores 'The Meaning Of Life'

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 22.09.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Whether we’re roaring drunk at the pub, chilling on the beach or lying in bed, one question continues to boggle our minds: what is the meaning of li...

How Attending Evening Classes Could Improve Your Physical And Mental Health

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 20.09.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Attending evening classes can improve a person’s physical and mental health, new research suggests. Scientists from the University of Oxford followe...

Derren Brown On Self-Help Industry: 'The Universe Doesn't Give A F**k'

The Huffington Post | Louise Ridley | Posted 21.09.2016 | UK

Derren Brown rubs his eyes. It’s no illusion. He’s just tired. The 45-year-old has a new puppy and didn’t sleep much the night before we meet at...

We Can All Learn Something From This Teacher's List Of '101 Ways To Cope With Stress'

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 16.09.2016 | UK Lifestyle

With exams, hormones and peer pressure on your plate, secondary school can be a stressful time to say the least. But a kind psychology teacher has giv...

Five Ways To Avoid Burnout

By Susan Devaney | Jo Carrigan | Posted 30.09.2016 | UK Lifestyle

If you feel like you’re on the verge of mental, physical or emotional exhaustion it’s time to start revaluating your day-to-day doings. Life in 20...

The Scientific Reason You Should Never Go To Bed On An Argument

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 18.08.2016 | UK Lifestyle

It’s often said that going to bed on an argument is bad for your relationship, but new research suggests it may also be detrimental to your health. ...

Genius Chin Hammock Is Your Sleep Saviour On Long-Haul Flights

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 23.09.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Sleeping on long-haul flights is pretty much impossible, unless you’ve spent mega bucks on flying First Class. But now, a pillow-esque chin strap ha...

Why We're All Buying Into 'Mystic' Beauty

The Huffington Post | Rosy Cherrington | Posted 09.08.2016 | UK Style

To say the beauty industry is skilled at capturing the zeitgeist would be an understatement as grand as we’re imagining Rihanna’s new makeup line ...

9 Tips For Kickstarting A Digital Detox

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 04.08.2016 | UK Lifestyle

We’re officially a nation of screen junkies. Adults in the UK spend an average of one day a week - 25 hours - online, according to a new survey. Me...

We Could Be Heroes?

Pam Jarvis | Posted 03.08.2016 | UK
Pam Jarvis

It is becoming increasingly necessary for technologically advanced societies to become more consciously aware of the ways in which they introduce their children to the essential, complex human mediation of narrative, and how this might be more effectively managed to nurture healthy psychological and social development.

This Meditation App Could Help Your Kids Fall Asleep

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 26.07.2016 | UK Parents

Parents are often advised to reduce their children’s screen time, but a new online service is encouraging the opposite. ‘Headspace For Kids’, an...