Body

This Teen's 'Cosmic Cuties' Cartoons Will Make Your Day Better

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 18.05.2015 | UK Universities & Education

Teenager Mikhaila Nodel has been making waves after her feminist cartoons, featuring the 'Cosmic Cuties' and focusing on stereotypes around body image...

The Truth About Coming to Terms With a Post-Baby Body

Sara McCorquodale | Posted 12.05.2015 | UK Parents
Sara McCorquodale

Women in my family had warned me, spouted about peaches becoming spaniel ears and what have you, but I thought maybe it wouldn't happen to me. Perhaps it was a generational thing that - like perms and home owning - would basically pass mine by.

Here's What Happens To Your Knuckles When You Crack Them (Apart From Annoying People)

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 16.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle

A lot of people crack their joints. Sometimes it happens involuntarily, some people do it on purpose. But why does it happen? And is it bad for you? T...

How to Overcome the Pain of Separation

Karen Ruimy | Posted 06.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Karen Ruimy

Sometimes I've experienced a lot of pain when somebody leaves my life, like a lover, a friend, a work partner or an employee - someone who is close to me in my life and then has to leave to go on another path. It takes a long time for me to soothe that pain.

Why Are We Shaming Women for Being Human?

Rachel Thompson | Posted 29.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Rachel Thompson

In this digital age of social media, selfies and smartphones, how realistic is it to expect to see a true and un-retouched representation of natural female beauty?

Why Do We Find It So Difficult to Be Happy With the Skin We're In?

Suzanne Hoare | Posted 21.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Suzanne Hoare

It would be easy for me to say that I wish I had a smaller nose, no lines on my face, and a thinner torso. But if I had all those things, would my life be suddenly improved? No. Because those things don't define me. They don't affect the way I live.

Why Do We Get Bingo Wings?

The Huffingon Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 13.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle

In an ideal world, we'd all love every inch of our bodies. But in reality, the majority of us have at least one hangup. For some of us, it's bingo ...

How a Proper Bra Fitting Completely Changed How My Body Feels

Poorna Bell | Posted 27.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Poorna Bell

Although I am utterly kicking myself for not having done this sooner, I'm also amazed at how we get stuck in such a rut when it comes to our everyday items that have such a massive impact on our day to day comfortability.

The Complete, Pure, Unadulterated, Incomparable, Joyless Misery of Exercise

Paul Marshall | Posted 08.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Paul Marshall

As I recently discovered the other day, getting back into working out after a period of inactivity - due to illness or self inflicted laziness - is far worse.

4 Reasons Why Stress Can Be Good for You (In Moderation)

Benjamin Bonetti | Posted 26.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Benjamin Bonetti

Stress in our modern culture is deemed to be negative; something that only the weak have and the reason for mass depressive illnesses - but what isn't understood or factored is that stress if controlled and managed correctly can improve the quality of your life.

The Cheap Beauty Supers

Susannah Taylor | Posted 20.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Susannah Taylor

You don't always have to go high-end and high-cost to find a cult product. Here are our top buys under £15

Ken's Got Issues Too: Let's Talk About Male Beauty Standards

George P. Simmonds | Posted 19.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
George P. Simmonds

It seems this dismissal of male beauty issues has become so ingrained in society that we're no longer equipped to notice when a man might have a problem. Who, after all, is going to question a fervid gym junkie when there are women willingly starving themselves in their own homes?

Poorna Bell

Do Men Feel The Pressure Of The Perfect Beach Body?

HuffingtonPost.com | Poorna Bell | Posted 09.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Bikini fit is a plague that arrives in April and continues until August. It appears on the covers of magazines, on the websites you read (although not...

Why It's High Time That Beauty Means More Than What You Look Like

BritChick Paris | Posted 08.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
BritChick Paris

We have come to directly associate beauty with appearance over time, so that now no one would use the word to praise somebody's personality. Maybe that is the starting point, each of us this week need to use the word when talking about something non physical. We need to reclaim the word, something marvellous, amazing, outstanding. We need to close our eyes and see the beauty. ‎

GRAPHIC: This Man's Tongue Is Literally In His Cheek

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle

We thought we'd seen it all with Diablo Delenfer, the self-titled Devil Man who had body modifications to include horns and a forked tongue. But e...

Suffer From Back Pain? These Foods Might Be The Cause

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 16.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Suffer from back pain? You're not alone. Roughly half of Britain seems to be contending with back pain and the NHS spends about £1 billion on the...

Poorna Bell

Mannequins With Ribs Showing - A Step Too Far?

HuffingtonPost.com | Poorna Bell | Posted 14.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle

You'd think the universal reaction to the bikini bridge selfie trend - photos of jutting hip bones - would be message enough to retail stores that wom...

Model Body Shamed After Posting 'Skeleton' Picture On Instagram

The Huffington Post UK | Poorna Bell | Posted 12.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Body shaming comes in all shapes - not just a plus size. Proof of this are the comments that followed a picture posted by model Erin Wasson, which, ha...

The World's Tallest Bride Gets Engaged To Her 5ft 4Inch Boyfriend

Barcroft Media | Posted 07.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle

They say love comes in all shapes and sizes and that sure seems to be the case for the pair in this relationship. Brazil's tallest teen is set to ...

Do You Know The Real Term For Man Boobs?

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 15.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle

We all learnt how to name our head, shoulders, knees and toes thanks to that annoyingly catchy childhood song, but where was the tune teaching us abou...

Poorna Bell

This Class Made Me Lose Weight, Body Fat And Burned 550 Calories In 45 Minutes

HuffingtonPost.com | Poorna Bell | Posted 11.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle

As any personal trainer will tell you, body weight is a bit of a dud metric. Your weight can fluctuate by a kilogram during a day, and it depends ...

The DD Debate: How Do You Feel About Your Cup Size?

Sadie Brown | Posted 01.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle

The holy grail of the bra has to be, cup size. Too much? Never enough? How do we honestly feel about the size of our wonderfully varied chests? Do you...

National Cleavage Day: 10 Things You Don't Know About Breasts

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 27.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle

It's time to celebrate what your mamma gave you - yes, today is National Cleavage Day. Although some of us may groan because of the people who hav...

Somatic Intuition - How to Hear Your Body

Becky Walsh | Posted 19.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Becky Walsh

Developing your somatic intuition means you are able to hear when your body is trying to tell you something about the food you're eating, your level of stress, your psychological well-being and how your environment is having an effect on the whole of you. Most of these things we have little awareness of until they show up and physical symptoms in the body.

WATCH: What's The Sweatiest Part Of Your Body?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Sweating, though isn't too pleasant, serves a great purpose: it is the body's built-in air conditioner. Ever wondered which body part of yours prod...