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Why Being Just A Tiny Bit Better... Can Make All The Difference

Johnny Luk | Posted 15.09.2017 | UK
Johnny Luk

I have been pondering about how the world works lately, one of my favourite past times. For example, have you ever noticed there is a pattern of the top 1% of businesses or personalities sucking up all the media profile, funding, and customers, leaving the rest surviving on scrapings and grinding away like bottom dwellers?

This Is Why You Should Try To Stay Friends With Your Ex (And How To Do It)

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 14.09.2017 | UK Lifestyle

It is a truth universally acknowledged that when a relationship breaks down, anyone looking to really rub salt in the wound (while also pretending to ...

Tesco Criticised For 'Sinister' New Pizza Advert

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 11.09.2017 | UK Lifestyle

There’s nothing like a giant advert displayed on building-size billboards to make you wonder - who thought that was a good idea? Now a Tesco advert ...

7 Ways You Might Be Abusing Your Partner, Without Even Realising It

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 08.09.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Domestic abuse affects approximately 2 million victims in the UK every single year - equivalent to 7.7% of the female and 4.4% of the male population....

The Realities Of Being A Mum: Our Body Changes So Much And Pretty Much Everything Is A Struggle!

Kerry Thomas | Posted 07.09.2017 | UK Parents
Kerry Thomas

The days of fitting into my size eight skinny jeans have gone. I am lucky if I could get them past my thighs now. I am trying to rock the curvy figure. I think I'm finally happy with my body as I have come to realise I won't get my pre baby body back - so sod it!

An Ode To Retail Workers

Katie Grace | Posted 01.09.2017 | UK Universities & Education
Katie Grace

To begin with, I will give you a little bit of background history in case you haven't read my previous posts. I've worked in retail since I was 17; two years in a bakery and two years in a supermarket alongside my studies. While I know this doesn't exactly make me a retail veteran, it did open my eyes to something important.

Back To Blighty - There Are No Stupid Questions

Toni Hargis | Posted 31.08.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Toni Hargis

If there's one thing repatriating after a twenty-seven year absence will teach you it's that there are no stupid questions. You might feel stupid asking them at the time, as I did when handed a green plastic disc in the supermarket, but if you're to make any headway, pride must be swallowed.

14 Stages Of Being Benched When You're Dating

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 17.08.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Sorry to break it to you single people, but not only have you got to look out for ghosts and zombies, but you now need to make sure you’re also not ...

I Was Sent 120 Pornographic Photos On The Tube, Don't Tell Me It's My Fault

Sophie Gallagher | Posted 16.08.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Sophie Gallagher

Straight from the off, the discussion born from the thread didn't ask why this pervert felt such a degree of male entitlement that he had no qualms in imposing 120 photographs of his genitals on a stranger who was just commuting home from work. No, instead it neatly circled around my privacy settings and why my AirDrop had been turned on, and left on, in the first place.

A Revelation About TRAPPIST-1's Age Could Spell Bad News For Finding Alien Life

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 14.08.2017 | UK Tech

When TRAPPIST-1′s discovery was revealed by NASA earlier this year its seven potentially habitable planets seemed like the solar system we had all b...

14 Things That Might Mean Your Partner Isn’t The One

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 08.08.2017 | UK Lifestyle

No one gets into a relationship without imagining a potential future together, but just how long that future actually turns out to be is another matte...

Sex Unicorn: 12 Things To Consider Before You Agree To Become One

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 31.07.2017 | UK Lifestyle

You might be forgiven for thinking that a unicorn is a mythical white horse with a big horn, but this elusive creature can also be found in bedrooms a...

Steroid Use Increases Four-Fold In One Year, As More Young Men Take Muscle-Enhancing Drugs

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 28.07.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Steroids have become the only drug to see increased usage in the UK over the last year, according to official data from the Home Office. Use of anabol...

16 Reasons Why You Should Definitely Stay Single

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 04.09.2017 | UK Lifestyle

We’re told our happily ever after lies in the arms of another human being, but what if living our best life is actually all about being single? Alth...

14 Things To Remember Before You Have Sex With Your Ex

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 26.07.2017 | UK Lifestyle

You’ve been through a breakup and you are struggling to move on with the knowledge you will never see your ex-partner again. So in your infinite wis...

9 Ways To Help Women Achieve Multiple Orgasms

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 27.07.2017 | UK Lifestyle

For many women, having one orgasm during sex can be an uphill battle, so the idea of achieving multiple orgasms might seem like the stuff of fiction. ...

Being An Idiot In Budapest

Ripu Daman Singh | Posted 24.07.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Ripu Daman Singh

Every time I visit a new city, I let it wash over me. I let it fool me. Impress me. In whatever way it wants. It's a fresh start. For both the city and myself. Our pasts are predetermined. But the present is still untouched. We can choose to be whoever we want to be.

12 Things You Only Know If You're A 'Northerner' Living In London

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 14.07.2017 | UK Lifestyle

When you live anywhere north of London and move to the capital, there are certain things you need to get accustomed to. Yes, everything is expensive. ...

New York, My Heartbeat

Orlagh McCarron | Posted 14.07.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Orlagh McCarron

But that's precisely the thing I found with my experience of New York - that although we all grow up watching it on our tv screens and venture to the neon beast that is Times Square on our holidays, New York offers everybody their own little unique taste of it. It abides by no man and is constantly switching itself up so that you never experience the same city twice.

16 Things You Only Know If You Met Your Partner On A Dating App

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 13.07.2017 | UK Lifestyle

These days we are statistically more likely to meet someone new through a dating app than in real life. But just because the odds are in our favour, ...

Over 30 And Single? Are Your Standards Too High?

Kenty Lichtenberg | Posted 12.07.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Kenty Lichtenberg

There's a difference between not wanting a relationship that is harmful to you and not giving any relationship a chance because he's not what you consider "relationship material." As life evolves around you, the idea of what a real relationship is will change astronomically.

13 Reasons Why Sex On The Beach Is The Absolute Worst

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 12.07.2017 | UK Lifestyle

If popular culture is anything to go by, sex on the beach is something that everyone should be dying to tick off their sexual bucket list as soon as p...

12 Struggles Of Having Sex In A Single Bed

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 11.07.2017 | UK Lifestyle

They say only a bad workman blames his tools, but we have no shame in publicly blaming the single bed for most of our terrible sexual experiences. Th...

11 Things You Need To Ask Yourself Before You Sleep With Your Co-Worker

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 10.07.2017 | UK Lifestyle

We know it is a terrible idea to shit where you eat, but a huge number of Brits still can’t seem to resist a little bit of workplace self-sabotage. ...

7 Things That Can Help You Get A Good Night’s Sleep

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 10.07.2017 | UK Lifestyle

If like 70% of people in the UK you are struggling to get those elusive eight hours of sleep every night, you might want to consider switching up your...