UK Lifestyle

Meet The Couple Who've Spent £20,000 On Sex Dolls

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 01.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Dave Hockey and Shawna Bigelow have been dating for just a year, but in that relatively short time they've spent over £20,000 on sex dolls. The co...

Life After Cancer...

Jayne Molyneux | Posted 01.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Jayne Molyneux

For many, these fears don't evaporate when they finish treatment. We spoke to post-cancer patients and found that nearly a third (30%*) felt under pressure to 'bounce back' more quickly that they would have liked after treatment. For more than a quarter (28%) the expected 'euphoria' of being given the 'all clear' was actually replaced by the fact they simply felt 'emotionally drained'.

Lena Dunham Reveals She Was Date Raped At College

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 01.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle

In her new book 'Not That Kind of Girl', Lena Dunham reveals that she was date raped in college. Ahead of the book's release, the 'Girls' actress ...

Mercury Retrograde, Make It Mindful Not Murky

Ambi Sitham | Posted 01.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Ambi Sitham

Some people fear mercury retrograde as a time of doom, gloom and disaster. This astrological transit has its own hashtag on social media with accompanying stories of the mayhem often caused by this cosmic tailspin which many refer to as mercury retro ARGH.

30 Simple Ways to Cultivate Beauty In Your Everyday Life

Adrian Millar | Posted 01.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Adrian Millar

You have the power to recharge, refocus and recommit, without slog. All you have to do is keep in touch with the beauty of your everyday life. The way to do this is through your story.

This Is Why You Really Should Use More Olive Oil In Your Cooking....

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 01.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Heart failure affects about 900,000 people in the UK, but treating the condition could be as simple as changing one of your cooking habits. Scienti...

Save Your Hard Earned Cash The Easy Way

Shihab S Joi | Posted 01.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Unless you happen to be one of those enviable types who are just “naturally good with money”, you’ll be forever left wondering: a) where did the...

Could This Treat Cancer More Effectively?

PA/ The Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle

There are over 200 different types of cancer, making the disease a complex one to eradicate. But now, new research may have found a way of destroy...

Win Technogym Home Wellness Equipment Worth £300

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Technogym is giving one lucky HuffPost UK Lifestyle reader the chance to win some fitness equipment to improve their wellness at home or work. The...

Fifteen Things People Who Are Happy Do Differently

Danny Baker | Posted 30.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Danny Baker

Everybody will make mistakes - in their career, in their relationships, with their finances, and in every other facet of their life. But happy people make sure they learn from their mistakes and from difficult times so they don't continue to repeat themselves over and over and over again.

How To Cope With A Terminal Diagnosis

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 30.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Earlier this week Lynda Bellingham revealed the tragic news that she has terminal bowel cancer. Every year in the UK, around 41,500 people are diag...

Rachel Moss

Muslim Women Speak Out About Life Under Honour Culture

HuffingtonPost.com | Rachel Moss | Posted 01.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Every day, women around the world are at risk of female genital mutilation, forced marriage and violence, all in the name of "honour". But now, gra...

This Guy Was Glassed In The Face, Watch His Scars Heal Before Your Eyes

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 30.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle

When Alan Crowley began creating a time-lapse video he had no idea just how dramatically his features would change in a few short months. Alan bega...

Why Kate Middleton's Weight Is None Of Germaine Greer's Business

Rachel Moss | Posted 30.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Rachel Moss

Does Germaine know what Kate eats? No. Would she criticise William's weight in the same way? Probably not. Unfortunately, Germaine's "too thin" comment has overshadowed the thought-provoking points she makes in the Newsweek article, where she discusses Kate's complex role as a woman, mother and wife within the Royal Family.

Dogs: Raw v Cooked Food

Kristina Johansen | Posted 29.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Kristina Johansen

Many people do swear by feeding their dogs raw food and as a canine dietician, I sometimes feel that owners aren't aware of all the facts. The blind faith given to raw food diets could land your dog in trouble.

Mumbai Police Will Arrest You If You Take A Selfie Out Of Wedlock

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 29.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle

In the UK, we tend not to bat an eyelid if we see a person taking a selfie - but that's certainly not the case in other parts of the world. Police ...

Race The Tube - In A Wheelchair

The Huffington Post UK | Louise Ridley | Posted 29.09.2014 | UK

A parody of the viral 'Race The Tube' challenge video shows a man in a wheelchair also attempting to beat the Tube by traveling overground - with a th...

Guess What's Been Named Britain's Favourite Comfort Food?

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 29.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle

As the cold weather descends, what food do you turn to for comfort? A recent poll has found the traditional Sunday roast is most people's idea of ...

11 Items You Should Not Be Able To See From Your Sofa

The Huffington Post UK | Georgia James | Posted 29.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle

From entertaining friends and playing family games to watching the TV or reading a book, we demand more of the living room than any other room in the ...

How Much Sex Is Too Much Sex?

Lozzy Squire | Posted 28.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Lozzy Squire

Sex when you're a single female usually follows one of two extremes: you're either getting too little and gagging for it or getting too much and gagging on it...

How Do You Know If You Have a True Friend?

Dr. Bill Cloke | Posted 28.09.2014 | 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.

My Duchenne Boys

Klara Taussig-Cecmanova | Posted 28.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Klara Taussig-Cecmanova

Theo was not just developing slowly but was very ill, carrying a fatal genetic illness which would cause his muscles to waste away and kill him before he becomes a man. The pediatrician reassured us that this moment, the diagnosis, is the worst part, but stressed it would get easier as the days, weeks and months went by. But how could it? I thought.

Caitlin Moran On Why We Shouldn't Judge Female Celebrities Until They're 30

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 26.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle

From Beyoncé and Miley Cyrus to Taylor Swift and Katy Perry, female celebrities have long been put under pressure to pledge their support for "the si...

The 'Cost' of Dementia

Beth Britton | Posted 26.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Beth Britton

I am always immensely uncomfortable when anyone tries to put a monetary value on dementia, purely because I know that there is so much more to calculating the 'cost' of dementia than could ever be accurately represented by the use of pound signs. The emotional, all-encompassing, life-changing (and life-shortening) effects of dementia reach far and wide into every family affected.

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

Olga Levancuka | Posted 26.09.2014 | 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.