UK Advice

Advice I'd Give My 16-Year-Old Self On Dating And Disability

Adam Pearson | Posted 07.07.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Adam Pearson

everybody In a vlog for HuffPost UK's new section, Everybody, Adam Pearson discusses the advice he would give his 16-year-old self on dating and living with neurofibromatosis. Adam says the best thing he could do for his younger self would be to give himself a bit of slap and tell him to get on with it.

Why The Advice 'Be Yourself' Won't Always Work

Jyoti Agrawal | Posted 28.06.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Jyoti Agrawal

Grant said that authenticity depends on a personality trait called self-monitoring. Low self-monitors -- those keen to reveal their authentic selves -- are guided by their inner states, regardless of circumstances. But what if your inner state is a mess?

Time To Turn Off The News - For Now

Samantha Simmonds | Posted 06.06.2017 | UK Parents
Samantha Simmonds

I am reluctantly but fairly surely approaching the point where I fear my home will have to become a news free zone - at least when the kids are around. As a journalist and news presenter I am, as you might guess, a news junkie.

Text Kiss Politics

Olivia Jones | Posted 31.05.2017 | UK Comedy
Olivia Jones

Love bravely, text wildly and add an x wherever you go. Take back control. It's your choice to put the x not theirs and if you're not ready, don't put that x. If they take back their x, laugh wildly with your head back because they could not be as brave as you.

'Gen X Lady' Dishes Out Top Notch Advice To Millennials, Becomes Everyone's New Hero

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 19.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Millennials are plagued by numerous negative stereotypes (lazy and entitled are just a few that spring to mind), but Tangela Ekhoff is sick of it. Ekh...

Easy Ways To Eat Healthier Post-Treatment

Lee Thrash | Posted 18.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Lee Thrash

Remember: there's no scientifically proven food or diet that can cure or prevent cancer. However, there are foods that promote overall health and others that should be minimized or eliminated from your diet.

You Are Getting Bad Career Advice From Ucas

Johnny Luk | Posted 02.05.2017 | UK Universities & Education
Johnny Luk

I hate it when students come to me and say, 'oh I want to focus on passing my exams first then I will look for jobs'. That's a worrying sign. It's not because of intellectual capacity, far from it, but because it indicates a lack of pragmatism, i.e. it's a mind set issue. A degree is a piece of paper that gives you an opening to a door, but that's it.

How To Save Money On Your Wedding Food

Holly Poulter | Posted 14.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Holly Poulter

Unless you're dropping some serious cash on a diamond encrusted wedding dress, it's a pretty safe bet that food and drink will be the biggest slice of your wedding budget. And so it should be - food and drink are essential to you and your guests having a great time, and setting the tone for the day.

19 Things I've Learned In 19 years

Molly Thompson | Posted 06.03.2017 | UK Universities & Education
Molly Thompson

1. No one else can experience things for you. You cant have a body double to come in and play you for all of the hard scenes. You have to experience everything yourself and it's a blessing and a curse. Appreciate feeling things, step outside and feel the sun on your skin and remember that no one else can feel exactly what you're feeling in this moment.

#HurtBae Dishes Out Advice To Heartbroken Women Everywhere

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 21.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Kourtney Jorge, aka #HurtBae, has dished out some sage words of advice for women experiencing heartbreak. Last week, a video of Jorge confronting her ...

Shaking The Fear Of Breastfeeding In Public

Vanessa Christie | Posted 20.02.2017 | UK Parents
Vanessa Christie

Breastfeeding out and about gets a pretty bad image in the news. All we tend to hear about are stories of mums being asked to leave shops, restaurants, swimming pools, libraries, public transport and so on.

Eight Alternative Ways To Spend Valentine's Day

Nicola Wiggins | Posted 14.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Nicola Wiggins

It's that time of year again: the minivan flower-sellers are out, Clinton's shop-fronts glisten, red-glittered and teddy-beared, on the high street and you can't buy your M&S lunch without having to skirt the mountain of champagne bottles in the walkway (how very middle-class, daaarling).

How To Make The Most Of Parents' Evenings

Carey Ann Dodah | Posted 30.01.2017 | UK Parents
Carey Ann Dodah

This is the first important point though. Your children's teacher will always be available throughout the year to discuss any concerns or questions you have - you just have to ask and they will guide you.

How To Avoid The Top Five Mistakes When Booking Holidays Or Travel!

Frank Brehany | Posted 23.01.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Frank Brehany

We all lead busy lives and in doing so, we sometimes make simple mistakes in our daily transactions, which can cost us in time and money. When it comes to travel, holiday makers commit some simple errors which not only affects their pockets but can have an effect on their planned getaway.

My Top Six Holiday Destinations For 2017!

Frank Brehany | Posted 16.01.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Frank Brehany

Meeting people for business or family this last Christmas told me that many people are not just fed up, but also quite concerned about travelling. I can understand how they feel, if you measure what has happened in many destinations; you could be forgiven for having second thoughts about booking that getaway.

How To Shield Your Work From Doubt Damage

Leila Johnston | Posted 11.01.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Leila Johnston

Belief gets a bad rap. It's a very unpopular concept in these secular times, but the (obvious) thing is: we believe things whether we want want to or not. If we can at least accept that's true, we can start to take control of our beliefs, and make them work for us. But accepting they exist is the big first step.

How To Keep Up momentum On Your Projects

Leila Johnston | Posted 04.01.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Leila Johnston

Experiencing explosive creativity in every direction is one of the great things about living in these connected times. But just because we can, doesn't mean we should. Indeed, the trend with some creative projects now seems to be heading towards 'anthologies', and there's a 'quality over quantity' vibe starting to emerge.

Freelance Creatives: Give Yourself A Promotion In 2017

Leila Johnston | Posted 23.12.2016 | UK
Leila Johnston

As we look forward to another brand new year, here's an idea I had while listening to some experts talk about how to get promotions in conventional workplaces. If, as I've suggested in some of these posts, you might think of your freelance or creative work as within the framework of a sort of imaginary office, why not give yourself a promotion every now and then?

Five Types Of Eccentric Shoppers Every Family Has

Ripu Daman Singh | Posted 13.12.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Ripu Daman Singh

Shopping has been our family sport since generations. We sweat over it like a bunch of honeybees. Working relentlessly without taking a vacation. And yet none of us qualifies to come even close to being a seasoned, respectable shopper.

The Toll Of Christmas On The Couple Relationship

Michael Kallenbach | Posted 12.12.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Michael Kallenbach

I had two telephone calls this week from friends worried about Christmas. One called to say that she and her husband had invited 12 people - mostly fa...

How To Assess The Value Of Your Creative Work

Leila Johnston | Posted 12.12.2016 | UK
Leila Johnston

We'd all like to get paid more for what we do. But we have a habit of feeling our stuff is impossible to value because we develop an emotional, personal relationship with it. Doing business with our creative outputs can feel like selling off a section of our very soul.

How To Empower Your Child - These Four Ways

Veronica Owusu-Byczkowska | Posted 09.12.2016 | UK Parents
Veronica Owusu-Byczkowska

The time to start is now. Arm them with a set of tools that show that the only limitations are the ones we create for ourselves in our minds. How do you empower your child?

'Tis The Season To Maybe Chill The Hell Out

Katherine Press | Posted 06.12.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Katherine Press

Getting everything organised is tough work. Anyone who talks about getting to go home to do nothing but eat and watch movies makes me jealous, as I know how tired we Christmas Fairies feel after all the gift choosing, and cooking of the meals, and the cleaning and the wrapping and the small talk.

Add Some Sparkle To Your Christmas Reading

Robin Kermode | Posted 01.12.2016 | UK Entertainment
Robin Kermode

Being asked to read at a Carol Service is a great honour, but for many it can fill us with dread! What tone should you take? How fast should you go? A...

Dreaming Of A Nomadic Lifestyle?

Alice Weightman | Posted 23.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Alice Weightman

It's a dream job, right? Having the freedom to travel the world, while continuing your career and receiving a regular pay check at the same time. Simp...