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A Simple Meditation For Your Brilliant Mind

Mercedes Ngoh | Posted 25.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Mercedes Ngoh

Meditation is not a religion. Nor is it a tradition involving levitation while sitting cross-legged on the floor pretending to be an all-knowing master of the universe. Meditation, sometimes disguised as boredom, slows our breath, lowers our heart rate, relaxes our mind and provides space for self-exploration while restoring our natural energy.

3 Secrets To Get A Flat Tummy

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle

A toned tummy is a hard thing to attain but not impossible, if you know the right moves. Sadly, it takes more than just sit-ups to pull off the look, ...

How Your Bikini Wax Might Give You An STI

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 22.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle

In 2014, having a bikini wax is a common beauty treatment for women who wish to fight the fuzz - but after reading this you may be more inclined to em...

Could Dehydration Be The Thing Making You Gain Weight?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Feeling thirsty is your body's way of saying you are already dehydrated. The trick is that you want to keep yourself hydrated throughout the day so th...

Summer Fitness

Diana Moran | Posted 15.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Diana Moran

Whatever our age we all want to look our best in the sunshine and this means watching what we eat and being active to help us keep our bodies toned, trim and fit for summer. Summertime should be all about fun in the sun, so make sure you get outdoors whenever possible.

Conscious Living, What Is It, Why and How?

Mercedes Ngoh | Posted 11.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Mercedes Ngoh

What exactly does "conscious living" mean? In a nutshell, it means to be aware of your thoughts, speech and actions in every moment without causing harm to yourself or those around you. This basic approach to life may sound simple, but after centuries of tribal conditioning, living with absolute awareness requires deliberate observation and on going personal development.

One In Three Brits Admit to Fighting Stress With Sugary Snacks

Jerrine M Lowe | Posted 10.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Jerrine M Lowe

Nearly half of the UK's adult workforce are more stressed than 12 months ago and according to a study released today a third are unable to go a whole day without turning to a sugary snack for relief.

A Tan Fades, Wrinkles Don't - Be Sun Savvy This Summer

Romy Grace | Posted 09.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Romy Grace

Sun worshipping is a pastime looked forward to by all when summertime rolls around. In a quest for brown skin and the desire to return to work with a golden sun kissed glow, many of us can get carried away sunbathing in intense midday sunshine. But did you know that overexposure to the sun causes serious irreparable damage to your skin?

You Will Never Look At Your Toothbrush In The Same Way Again

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Warning: you can't un-learn this. Your toothbrush, which has been sitting in its pot all innocent-like, not offending anyone, may have more in com...

A Running Shoe Inspired By Mo Farah

The Huffington Post | Posted 17.06.2014 | UK Sport

Nike have unveiled their latest running shoe which is inspired by a true Olympian. The Iconic Nike Air Zoom Pegasus 31 has been engineered with the...

Why Protein Isn't Just Good For Fat Loss

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle

There are approximately 152,000 incidents of people having strokes in the UK every year - but if we all change our diet, this number could be seriousl...

This Five-Minute Test Can Cut Your Risk Of Cancer

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 09.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Jade Goody’s legacy was to raise awareness of cervical cancer among younger women - but as we enter Cervical Screening Awareness Week, a leading cha...

Best Power Lunches To Help You Avoid Afternoon Sleepy Time

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah O'Meara | Posted 02.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Of all the meals in the day, lunchtime is the one that no longer has any 'me time'. For office workers, this midday meal was long ago subsumed into...

How Bad Is Britain In Bed?

The Huffington Post UK | Poorna Bell | Posted 28.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Brits don't have the monopoly on bad sleep, but a new infographic has revealed just how terrible our sleep habits are. Feathers&Black created the ...

Poo Transplants May Sound Gross, But It Cures This

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 28.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle

For most of us, catching the sight of our partner's unflushed poo in the toilet is pretty horrific - but some people are choosing to liquidise a loved...

Breakfast Like a King, Lunch Like a Prince, and Dine Like a Pauper

Diana Moran | Posted 26.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Diana Moran

As the years whizz pass I'm more aware than ever that "I am what I eat". And one important thing I have learnt over the years is that if I eat more slowly, with time to taste and savour my food I'll probably eat less of it - which in turn helps control my waistline!

Hallelujah: Tesco To Remove Sweets From Checkouts

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Even if you managed to stay good throughout your supermarket shop, the gamut of sugary sweets and chocolates while queuing to pay is enough to wobble ...

Is This An Early Sign Of Alzheimer's Disease?

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle

While it has been widely believed that a loss of smell can be an early indicator of Alzheimer's disease, there hasn't been conclusive evidence proving...

How Stressful Films Actually Change Your Heartbeat

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Watching an adrenaline-packed movie packs all the thrills of being exposed to amazing stunts without facing any of the danger. But now, a new stud...

Amazing Weight Loss Transformation Of Woman Who Ate Chocolate For Breakfast

Caters | Posted 17.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle

A 17-stone woman who was horrified by her holiday snaps has made a jaw-dropping transformation to by shedding nearly half her body weight. Keri Ir...

Out of Order? Now That's an Understatement!

Mercedes Ngoh | Posted 13.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Mercedes Ngoh

It is completely OUT OF ORDER that our hospitals, a place that should be a champion of health and well being, a place that should be the first to educate the masses and promote healthy eating and conscious living, are encouraging the consumption of the very things that cause a large number of the diseases they are treating in the first place.

Can Your Mobile Phone Give You Cancer?

The Huffington Post UK | Poorna Bell | Posted 14.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle

After an extensive 11-year report came out squashing the link between mobile phone usage and cancer, a new report from French scientists may turn that...

Red Wine And Chocolate Don't Contain Magic Youth Potion

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Resveratrol, the antioxidant touted as the wonderful life-preserver found in chocolate and red wine, sadly isn't all it's cracked up to be. Scient...

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...

7 Foods To Help You Lose Weight

The Huffington Post UK/Weight Loss Resources | Poorna Bell | Posted 02.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Some foods are better than others when it comes to supporting weight loss, but just because they're righteous doesn't mean they aren't yummy. We asked...