UK Life

10 Types Of Terrible People You Always Meet On Public Transport

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 19.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle

For anyone who has had the misfortune to travel on public transport, you’ll know your fellow citizens aren’t always the best version of themselves...

When Money, Status And Power Don't Equal Success

Neel Dhesi | Posted 18.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Neel Dhesi

What isn't remembered or talked about is how much money we made, how big our house was, what car we drove, how successful we were in our career, or anything else acquired through money, status and power, and yet many of us spend a disproportionate amount of our time and effort trying to "succeed" at these things.

7 Signs You Are In A Happy Relationship, According To Science

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 18.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Many relationships go through ups and downs, but only some of them are going to stand the test of time. And because we don’t have a crystal ball to...

12 Things You Will Only Understand If You're A Terrible Sleeper

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 18.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle

A few more hours sleep every night wouldn’t just make us feel better, it would also mean our blood doesn’t need to be 99% coffee. But not all of u...

11 Reasons You Should Talk To Your Pet Instead Of A Human

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 17.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle

In a new study scientists have finally verified what pet owners have known for years, that dogs can actually talk to their humans. While everyone els...

I'm Now A Silver Fox

Danielle Wood | Posted 12.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Danielle Wood

"You have a grey hair", boldly and brashly he declared. "WHAT?" I gasped. You must be joking? Where? I frantically combed my fingers through my hair, angling both eyes to the right of my head in fear of pin pointing that one and only silver thread.

Avocado Hand And 13 More Embarrassingly Middle Class Problems

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 11.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Let’s face it, life is really hard. Especially when there is a nationwide hummus crisis and have to eat your Kettle Chips dry, like some sort of sav...

Thanatophobia At 21: Learning To Live With Death

Tom Killeen | Posted 09.05.2017 | UK Universities & Education
Tom Killeen

They say the older we get, the less the "end" tends to scare us. Ultimately, we are born to die. If the alternative to living and eventually dying is not living at all, the decision to accept our circumstances and move forward, should be the easiest decision of all.

16 Things Everyone Thinks When They Find Their First Grey Hair

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 08.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Everyone remembers their first time. That fateful day when you spot a grey hair and your life flashes before your very eyes. You thought it would neve...

How Comedians Can Teach Us Priceless Skills For Life And Work

Gerry Thompson | Posted 05.05.2017 | UK Comedy
Gerry Thompson

Stand-up comedians demonstrate a truly amazing skill-set. They are courageous, inventive, engaging, and daring. They live life on the edge. They expos...

13 Struggles You Only Have If You Are Coeliac

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 03.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Coeliac disease is a lifelong autoimmune condition where the body reacts to gluten (a protein found in wheat, barley and rye), that affects approximat...

You Are Getting Bad Career Advice From Ucas

Johnny Luk | Posted 02.05.2017 | UK Universities & Education
Johnny Luk

I hate it when students come to me and say, 'oh I want to focus on passing my exams first then I will look for jobs'. That's a worrying sign. It's not because of intellectual capacity, far from it, but because it indicates a lack of pragmatism, i.e. it's a mind set issue. A degree is a piece of paper that gives you an opening to a door, but that's it.

The Themes That Run Our Life

Becky Walsh | Posted 27.04.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Becky Walsh

Have you ever done that exercise, the one where someone asks you to look around the room and spot all the things of a certain colour? Such as, spot everything 'red' and then the person asks you what blue things you saw. It's a cute little exercise to prove the point that we see what we want to see.

I'm Older Than My Father

Sally Brown | Posted 25.04.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Sally Brown

My dad was a 40-a-day man - cigarettes not press-ups. He was one of the pre-war generation who started smoking as a teenager and, sadly, became addicted. My memories were of him lighting up a life-saving fag the minute he woke up in the morning - and that pretty much continued throughout the day.

Please Don't Stop Inviting Your Friend With Anxiety

Anna Gaunt | Posted 25.04.2017 | UK Universities & Education
Anna Gaunt

Don't give up on your friend who cancels plans last minute. Don't confirm the overwhelming worries that may be preventing them from coming in the first place. I know how frustrating it is, but please don't stop inviting your friend with anxiety.

Don't Waste Time Fighting Time

Denise O'Neill | Posted 23.04.2017 | UK Style
Denise O'Neill

I think we need to re-evaluate what it is to grow older and place value on it. My personal wish is that the beauty industry would market products using a 'positive-ageing' message, highlighting the natural and ageing beauty that is in our faces.

10 Books That Will Guide You On The Road To Success

Quora | Posted 18.04.2017 | UK
Quora

What 10 books would you recommend for an adult who wants to start trying to live a successful life? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain ...

The Five Most Exploitative Things About Student Loans

Liam Evans | Posted 18.04.2017 | UK Universities & Education
Liam Evans

Student loans have quickly become the most exploitative, unethical and deceitful loan systems on the market. Uncapped to reasonable inflation they bleed those questing for higher education dry and profiteer off of hapless children committing to 30 year promises while still in school.

What To Expect When Your Business Is (Triple) Expecting

Rachel Deacon | Posted 14.04.2017 | UK
Rachel Deacon

It's by no means a finite process. But adapting an approach to suit each mum - as far as is possible - can pay dividends for the business too. No doubt, with the joy of the next pregnancy announcement will come another new mum, with a new set of expectations, fears, challenges; and another opportunity to find an even better way.

Rich Kids Of Instagram Donate Thousands To Help Children Living In Slums

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 21.04.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Known for private yacht parties, mid-week bar tabs that run into the thousands, and popping bottles of Cristal champagne just to pour them into the oc...

Life Is A Beach!

Harnaam Kaur | Posted 12.04.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Harnaam Kaur

Most of us should connect to this concept. Of course we do, in some way shape or form. Well, actually if I stand by truth then I can honestly say that life is a bitch! I mean how many hardships do we need to go through?

6 Reasons Eating Chocolate Is Good For You, So Have Another Easter Egg

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 13.04.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Hallelujah, Easter is on the horizon and that means we will all enter a chocolate coma for the next 72 hours, interrupted only for a roast lunch and p...

What To Expect When You're Expecting Adopting

Ali Russell | Posted 11.04.2017 | UK Parents
Ali Russell

In the last part of the adoption process, before we were officially matched, everything seemed to hang in the balance because nothing was official until the matching panel, where (very knowledgeable and kind) strangers would decided if we were the right match for the children we'd never met but had all ready fallen in love with.

10 Of The Worst Things The World Has Ever Done To Coffee

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 19.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle

For centuries humans have been relying on the sweet taste of coffee to give them the energy they need to get through the day. And while we are not goi...

Are Viruses Alive? Giant Discovery Suggests They're More Like Zombies

The Conversation UK | Posted 10.04.2017 | UK Tech
The Conversation UK

What the hell is that? Scientists ask this question every day when trying to work out how different living things are related to each other. The answers aren't easy or trivial. Biological affiliations are used not just to build a catalogue of life but also to understand how life has evolved into its many forms