"Friends"

Who Are Your Real Friends? This App Knows

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 28.01.2015 | UK Tech

This is the Pplkpr, an app that will reportedly tell you who your real friends are by measuring your heart rate. First things first, it's pronounce...

Friendship Breakdowns; Ten Things You Need to Know

Kirsten Brown | Posted 20.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Kirsten Brown

Funny things, aren't they; friendships? When they're good, you feel like you're wrapped up in a lovely emotionally supportive and hilarious bubble, but when they go south, it can be tricky to know how to handle it, devastating, even.

The Social Networking Stigma: Blocking

Claire Lim | Posted 14.01.2015 | UK Tech
Claire Lim

Whatever the reason for the blocking, it is the right of the blocker to block whomever they wish, after all, it's their personal feed. Social networking is not real life and it must be remembered that we should separate the two.

10 Amazing Facts About 'Friends'

AllTime10s | Posted 27.12.2014 | UK Entertainment

How many people has Joey slept with? How did Courteney Cox make history? And why was Matthew Perry's sitcom idea rejected? Find out the facts you n...

Have Yourself a Moany Little Christmas

Paul Marshall | Posted 23.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Paul Marshall

What do you most want for Christmas? An iPad, something elegant in cashmere or a voucher for a plastic surgery procedure? The answer, of course, is for it all to be over with as soon as possible. In 1914, that's what millions of people also wanted for WW1. And look at how long that dragged on.

Maintaining Your Energy and Confidence Levels

Maggie Currie | Posted 29.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Maggie Currie

These people have the power to drain your energy and bring you down to their level, a million miles away from the level that YOU want to be operating on. But, and here is the interesting thing, they only have that power if you allow them to.

How to Be Happy - A Simple Formula!

David Hurst | Posted 21.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
David Hurst

We all know that seeing a friend has this positive effect, but sometimes we repeatedly push it away in pursuit of happiness by other means. But in the pursuit of "achieving" this other happiness, we usually neglect what we know does make us happy: spending time with friends.

Friends Are the New Family

Jody Thompson | Posted 22.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Jody Thompson

Whilst many bemoan our hyper-connected age and the distance some would say it puts between people and real human interaction, I have discovered quite the opposite. In fact, I've found friends are not only more important than ever, but the internet keeps them closer than has ever been possible.

Five Types of Female Travelling Companions

Frontier | Posted 19.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Frontier

It's obvious that men and women have different inklings when planning a trip, so what kinds of personalities could the male adventurer best pair up with to get the most out of a trip with a female companion? Let's examine the categories...

A Letter to My Eleven-Year-Old Self

Danny Bowman | Posted 11.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Danny Bowman

Over the next couple of months things will become a little harder, your 11th Christmas will not be all cheer. And you will be full of fear due to your mental illness, you won't understand till early next year that it is mental illness.

Making Friends After Divorce and Separation

Helen King | Posted 21.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Helen King

Until this point you might have had a ready-made social life. You may have been a couple hanging out with other couples. Suddenly that social scene turns upside down. You might feel that you don't 'fit in' so well, as the talk still revolves around what to do as a pair. You may feel ready to re-assess your life and decide what route you alone would like to take.

How Do You Know If You Have a True Friend?

Dr. Bill Cloke | Posted 28.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Dr. Bill Cloke

Living our lives we run into, work with and connect with so many people and sometimes, if we are real lucky, we make a true friend... Which brings me to my question. What is a true friend? Is there anyone in our life that we can call a true friend? As we get older it gets harder to make new friends. When we are young we have so much more time to make friends than we do as adults.

What to Do When Your Friends Are Parenting, Borderline Patronising, You

Olga Levancuka | Posted 26.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Olga Levancuka

Some studies claim that a break-up with a close friend harms your heart the same if not more, as a break-up with your beloved. But don't be tempted, it is time to get busy. You have new friends to meet, new relationships to build and new opportunities to fulfill.

Call Yourself A 'Friends' Fan? Test Yourself In Our Bumper Quiz!

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.09.2014 | UK Entertainment

It's been a jaw-dropping 20 years since six telegenic 20-somethings parked themselves in the same proximity of New York's Greenwich Village. Over ...

Caroline Frost

The One Where The Fan Punished Gunther For Telling Rachel About Ross

HuffingtonPost.com | Caroline Frost | Posted 23.09.2014 | UK Entertainment

It’s been a staggering 20 years since six telegenic 20-something 'Friends' first put down their bags in their respective Greenwich Village brownston...

Friends and Family Who Sap Your Positive Energy

Maggie Currie | Posted 19.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Maggie Currie

According to them they never had the opportunities, they are always putting people down, they don't like other people to be successful, they are jealous and are negative thinkers - and so much more!

Festival Language Study Unveiled: Do You Know Your "Grampers" From Your "Vamping"?

Paul Drury | Posted 09.11.2014 | UK Entertainment
Paul Drury

After last weekend's Bestival, the UK's festival's season starts to draw to a close. It's been an amazing summer of tunes, good times and memories we'll never forget. But what have we learned? Well, young people have a special way of speaking at festivals for one thing. In fact, the festival circuit has developed a language all of its own..

Family and Friends vs The Fug

Pam Warren | Posted 02.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Pam Warren

I made a promise to myself while recovering from my injuries to always put family and friends needs before anything else. In the ensuing years I have managed to keep this promise. What I could not foresee was how this vow would be tested when I was torn between both family and a friend, at the same time, in the past two months.

'Friends' Reunion Alert!

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel McGrath | Posted 28.08.2014 | UK Entertainment

Finally, the moment ‘Friends’ fans have been waiting for has arrived. Well, sort of, anyway. Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox and Lisa Kudrow a...

Friendship... Who Really Matters, Who Never Did, Who Always Will

Caroline Keetch | Posted 27.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Caroline Keetch

Now, as a proper grown up - whatever that means - I can see that the flurry of youth brings with it deep uncertainty and glorious freedom in equal measure. Good friends are like rocks throughout this process and we cling to them for comfort and security, whilst benefitting from all the fun of new-found adulthood in the safety of warm and familiar company.

'Pivot!' Yes, It's The 'Friends' Remix Of That Family Trying To Get A Sofa Into Their Car

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.08.2014 | UK Comedy

A round of applause, please - not canned - for @XortroX. For this cunning YouTuber has taken the viral video of the family trying (and failing) to ...

Making Money With Friends Is More Fun

Reuben Singh | Posted 13.10.2014 | UK
Reuben Singh

In business it pays to have a long memory and to keep a mental score sheet. Always remember those who helped you and, of course, remember those who di...

If Your Partner Is Your Only Friend, You Need to Get a Life

Tracy Buchanan | Posted 12.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Tracy Buchanan

If you're one of those people who spouts off about not needing friends because your partner is your best friend or because you're too busy, widen your horizons. Become an individual. Don't get into that unhealthy trap.

The Mate Escape

William Higham | Posted 28.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
William Higham

From festivals to social media, we're spending more time with our friends. A growing number of us enjoy a close group of mates that we consider to be a surrogate family: a friendship-family or 'Framily'. In some cases, this is taking over from where the traditional family unit may have left off: either in distance, as people move away from home, or emotionally.

TV Shows That Prove Friends Can Be Your Family

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.07.2014 | UK Entertainment

It's International Day of Friendship today, in case one of your pals hadn't been kind enough to point it out to you. To mark the occasion, HuffPos...