Holiday Season

Revealed: Eight Genius Money Hacks That'll Save You Time And Money!

Chad West | Posted 18.04.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Chad West

The holiday season is fast approaching and everyone will soon be stressing over expensive packages, currency transfers and getting to the gate on time.

Athens Greece: Best Spring Holiday

Maya Danielle Nissim | Posted 09.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Maya Danielle Nissim

According to National Geographic Traveler Magazine, spring is one of the best times of the year to visit gorgeous Greece. It is the time of year when you will find magical blooming wildflowers, wonderful weather, great options for hotel accommodations and not too many crowds. You can enjoy exploring this vibrant country comfortably by foot or car, and in March and April the temperature will feel just right.

Festive Christmas Cookies

Steph Matthews | Posted 19.12.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Steph Matthews

I always loved the array of goodies I would make with my family growing up and sugar cookies were one of my favourites. The original recipe is my grandmother's and we've been making it for years.

Giving Your Family Permission To Celebrate When You Are Ill

Karin Sieger | Posted 13.12.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Karin Sieger

The diagnosis, illness and treatment had been like a massive earthquake, destroying everything. How was I going to rebuild? Was there time to rebuild? My life has been shortened. While the diagnosis was not terminal, predictions vary. So much uncertainty.

How To Deal With December When You Don't Celebrate Christmas

Olivia Petter | Posted 12.12.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Olivia Petter

You'd be surprised at how much this has impacted my life. Telling someone you don't celebrate Christmas is like telling Kylie Jenner she's run out of lip fillers. There are gasps, sniffles and eyes filled with irreconcilable sadness.

It's Time We Talk Seriously About Stress In The Workplace And How To Fix It - And Fast

David Plans | Posted 09.12.2016 | UK Lifestyle
David Plans

A corporate wellness program that provides employees effective stress management tools, wearable, and smartphone stress management applications, in particular, can help those employees improve their health and quality of life. This, in turn, can help reduce the costs incurred by companies related to employee stress and stress-related health problems.

Have You Got The Festive Fear? What You Can Do About It

Malminder Gill | Posted 05.12.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Malminder Gill

I'm using the 'festive fear' as a collective term for negative feelings of stress, anxiety and irrational thoughts during the Christmas period. These could be feelings of financial stress, anxiety about seeing family members who've had rifts with in the past or perhaps obsessive irrational thoughts concerning your hosting skills or the gifts you've bought.

The Lessons I Learnt From A Hostel (Not A Classroom)

Sophia Parvizi-Wayne | Posted 16.11.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Sophia Parvizi-Wayne

People tend to make assumptions about gap years. I was probably not ready for university, not mentally stable enough to make it through the year or I ...

A Toddler's Category Five Meltdown On Board a Plane...Before Takeoff...After Peppa Pig

Andrew Robinson | Posted 19.06.2017 | UK Parents
Andrew Robinson

We woke her. She appeared to be in a state of shock -- didn't have a clue what was happening, "Am I dreaming"? "Is it dinner time", were probable thoughts ringing around her head. No. It's taxi time.

The Last Resort

Caragh Little | Posted 31.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Caragh Little

It's a strange thing, living in a holiday resort: particularly strange, maybe, when you haven't always lived there and it used to be somewhere you went for a daytrip on a Summer day.

10 Gorgeous Gifts That She Will Absolutely Love

Annette Bette Kellow | Posted 08.12.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Annette Bette Kellow

It's getting closer and closer to Christmas! And as if shopping is not stressful enough, there is the small problem of getting the loved one in your life a gift that she will really love. Fear not! It's all about finding something that resonates with her style and taste whilst it doesn't have to break the bank either.

We Try The Best Sweat Proof Makeup

The Huffington Post UK | Rosy Cherrington | Posted 22.07.2015 | UK Style

The way people wax lyrical on the topic, wearing makeup to the gym seems akin to a making a giant offensive political statement. Or being Kim Kard...

Keeping Your Staff Motivated During Christmas

Juan Lobato | Posted 17.02.2015 | UK Tech
Juan Lobato

As the holiday season creeps up, for the majority of people this signals a time of celebration and multiple social events, with friends, family, and colleagues.

Five Ways to Make Your Holiday Season More Meaningful

Payal Dalal | Posted 13.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Payal Dalal

This year, the holiday season is particular important. For much of the world, 2014 was trying a year. Words like "racism", "starvation", "radicalisation", "Ebola", "terrorism", "poverty", "rape", "unemployment" dominated global headlines. We witnessed a lot of pain, and many confronted unfathomable devastation. There was and is so much sadness.

Scrooge Syndrome

Malminder Gill | Posted 29.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Malminder Gill

The holiday season can be a difficult time of the year for some people, especially those that have suffered loss or have financial woes. While everyone around them is brimming with holiday cheer, they are feeling down and depressed. If you are one of those people, you are probably dreading the holidays.

Telltale Signs of 'Body-Enhancement' Drug Use

Dr Nitin Shori | Posted 03.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Nitin Shori

It's the time of year when many of us are thinking about our summer getaways and lazy days spent at the poolside - but to what lengths do people go to tan and tone their body?

Exodus: University Style

Stefan R M Lancy | Posted 20.02.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Stefan R M Lancy

The start of December marks a mass exodus of students from university. We are flung to various outposts, some local and some rather exotic as our colleges send us packing; eagerly anticipating the lucrative conference and holiday crowds.

A New Year's Resolution Worth Keeping: Slow Down and Turn Off

Dave Coplin | Posted 19.02.2014 | UK Tech
Dave Coplin

For many office workers, the months leading up to the holiday are hugely busy. We juggle our hectic, pressurised work lives, working overtime in the evenings and at the weekends, with balancing time for family and friends. But by the end of December we're tired, overstretched, longing for a rest.

Poorna Bell

What Do Nutritionists Eat At Christmas?

HuffingtonPost.com | Poorna Bell | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Like property porn, our version of food porn is peering at other people's plates to see what they eat for Christmas - especially people who talk about...

Seven Holiday Season Survival Tips for Singles

Liz Marie | Posted 10.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Liz Marie

No matter what your relationship status, this is the most wonderful time of year and you should enjoy it! We've compiled our top holiday survival tips for singles, so that you may have your (fruit) cake and eat it, too.

Six Moderation Tips for a Healthy Holiday Season

Charli Cohen | Posted 03.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Charli Cohen

Everything in moderation, including moderation, right? So often bandied about as the 'top tip' for surviving the Holiday Season, yet so rarely accompanied by useful advice on HOW exactly to 'moderate'.

Which Holiday Accommodation Is Right for You?

Elle-Rose Williams | Posted 28.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Elle-Rose Williams

The more I travel, the more I begin to appreciate my own personal space - wherever it is that I happen to be visiting. Whether it's a hotel, a villa or an apartment, it's becoming more important to be where we stay and not just where we are.

Recipes: Five Wonderfully Warming Winter Cocktails

Andrew Matthews | Posted 26.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Andrew Matthews

Based on my work as a mixologist, I've put together five of my favourite winter cocktails for you to quaff and add some bloom to your collective jowls. So take note, because the best time to enjoy these drinks is right now, in this weather.

Seaside Snipers

Amber Key | Posted 14.08.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Amber Key

There is nothing random or especially aggressive about seagull behaviour. Rather than responding to their environment, gulls assert control over it from the sky (much as humans do on the ground), dealing with threats and opportunities with supreme efficiency.

Five of the Best Slopes on Val d'Slere

Amanda Walters | Posted 07.08.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Amanda Walters

The Val d'Slere is one of the most well known skiing locations in the world with many of the slopes being used to host Winter Olympics and World Championships. This encourages those, who feel their skiing abilities are strong; to try out the many different areas of the Val d'Slere and the skiing experience it has on offer.