UK Lifestyle

Carol Vorderman Named Rear Of The Year 2014 And We're Not Sure How We Feel About It

Rachel Moss | Posted 23.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Carol Vorderman has officially been crowned Rear Of The Year 2014 for the second time. The 53-year-old beat Cheryl Cole - or, Cheryl Fernandez-Vers...

Engaged and Confused: A Man's Guide to Marriage - Part 2: Ask Your Father

Alex Smith | Posted 23.07.2014 | UK Comedy
Alex Smith

'Perhaps we should sit down,' WHY DID I SAY THAT? Now he thinks I've killed someone he loves. Great start. With all of the calm of a fully charged vibrator I continued: 'I have something I need to ask you, I was wondering how you would feel, if you would be okay with, if you would allow me...(yep that's all the ways to say that sentence - must get to the point) if I asked Phoebe to marry me?'

Why the World Needs Childfree Women

Claudia Spahr | Posted 23.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Claudia Spahr

The western woman has power, education and compassion. She creates, connects and integrates... Childfree ladies can transform their lives radically overnight and act on impulse... Motherhood shouldn't define being a woman and we shouldn't let the 'mother-tick-yes-or-no-box' divide us.

How to Survive When Your Baby Won't Go the F**k to Sleep

Emily-Jane Clark | Posted 23.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Emily-Jane Clark

You are probably going to get fat, have heart disease, anxiety and depression... Despite how bad you might feel, you are not going to actually DIE from lack of sleep. Chances are you won't even pass out. Some days it may feel like you have 'hit the wall' and can't go on but you WILL survive.

Celebrate The Commonwealth Games With This Record-Breaking Cocktail

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 23.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle

The Commonwealth Games 2014 are well and truly upon us. And as the athletes prepare to compete, we thought there's no better way for us mere mortal...

Rachel Moss

How This Guy Is Making The World A Less Crappy Place By Trying To Grant Small Wishes

HuffingtonPost.com | Rachel Moss | Posted 23.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle

If Aladdin has taught us anything, it's that wishes come with a price. But what if you were wishing for something small and non-Jafar-like, such as pe...

For My Siblings, On Their Graduation

Rebecca Allen | Posted 23.07.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Rebecca Allen

I was alone. No one told me what to do next. There were no helpful leaflets, or Welcome to Real Life packs... I cannot emphasise this enough: no one will give you any opportunity without you asking. Having a degree does not give you an automatic right to anything.

Why We Should All Start Chatting To Strangers On The Commute

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 23.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle

As kids we're told not to talk to strangers, but as adults we need to forget that advice completely. According to a new study published in the Jour...

How Your Cross-Trainer Can Make You 'Coregasm' (And Why It's Not That Great)

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 23.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Most of us leave the gym with aching thighs and a sweaty back but turns out some ladies get waaaay more from a workout. Research shows more and mor...

How A Vitamin D Deficiency Can Double The Risk Of This Mental Health Condition

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle

People who suffer from Vitamin D deficiency are twice as likely to be diagnosed with schizophrenia as those who have sufficient levels of the vitamin,...

Poorna Bell

How This Famous Chef Manages His Work-Life Balance

HuffingtonPost.com | Poorna Bell | Posted 23.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle

We're about to see a lot more of chef Marcus Wareing, who replaces Michel Roux Jr in the Autumn series of Masterchef: The Professionals. Wareing, ...

This Holiday Spot Is Where Brits Have The Most Casual Sex

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

It may be Shagaluf Magaluf that has a tawdry reputation, but it turns out Benidorm is where the real debauchery is happening. Benidorm has been u...

At 75 I Love My Computer! Don't You?

Diana Moran | Posted 22.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Diana Moran

I consider myself fortunate to be "tech savvy" and realise my life is richer from my being so, and I am hopeful this will become the norm for the majority of older folk in future generations. If you are still resisting...don't. I'll guarantee your life will be enriched if you take up the challenge.... to conquer the computer!

'Sluts' vs. 'Lads': Women Want Sex Just as Much as Men Do

Vicky Chan | Posted 22.07.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Vicky Chan

We're well into the 21st Century - monogamy should no longer be the unspoken rule. Isn't it time for everyone to openly admit that not just men have sexual desires? Women who begin Tinder exchanges are probably more common than you think (it's not just straight white boys). What's the point in being coy and not saying what we really want to say?

Why Women Love Bad Guys

Kezia Noble | Posted 22.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Kezia Noble

In this blog post, I will be as transparent and honest about my own personal experiences of being one of those women who CHOOSE to never learn their lesson, and hopefully, I will be able to give some clarity to why this is such a common predicament, and why it always will be.

Does Your Lover Double as Your Therapist?

Danny Baker | Posted 22.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Danny Baker

Having someone to help you reach the proverbial light at the end of the tunnel is one of the best things about being in a relationship. But when your lover crosses the line from "supportive partner" to "therapist", it can have catastrophic results - both for the relationship, and also for your health.

Try the Tassel Trend

Sarah McGiven | Posted 22.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Sarah McGiven

It's a bold High Summer look that's currently populating high street stores and designer boutiques alike, particularly in the form of holiday kimonos, but choose your weapons wisely and the pieces you pick up now will see you through next season too.

Leaders' Wives May Have Started Off as a Derogatory Term But These Are the Women Who Made It Inspiring

Poorna Bell | Posted 22.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Poorna Bell

While their worth may be trivialised by their ability to mask their partner's shortcomings, I think if we scratch beneath the surface, these women are every bit as inspirational as the women stepping into Parliament, and calling them leaders' wives doesn't diminish it one bit.

10 Myths of Health

Clark Russell | Posted 22.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Clark Russell

Many nutrition myths get repeated endlessly, to the point where they become accepted as doctrine e.g. the UK government's Eatwell Plate, which is outdated dogma; the advice follows the low fat/high starchy carb dietary guidelines, which is actually a recipe for weight gain and sub optimal health.

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...

What Babies Can Do By Their 1st Birthday

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

It's hard to believe it was only a year ago that the the world's press was camped outside St Mary's Hospital in London straining for a glimpse of the ...

10 Ways To Stop Your BBQ Turning Into A Cancer Trap

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

There are few things better in the summer months than chilling with a barbecued sausage or two. But if your BBQ skills are anything like ours, your me...

Breanna Mitchell's Smiling Auschwitz Selfie May Be Bad Taste, But The Backlash Is Far Worse

Brogan Driscoll | Posted 22.07.2014 | UK Tech
Brogan Driscoll

By now you'll have probably heard of Breanna Mitchell, the teenage girl who posted a selfie smiling at Auschwitz concentration camp. Although she posted the photo some time ago (June 20th), it has only recently gone viral - clocking up more than 3300 retweets and a barrage of abuse over the past few days.

Pregnancy Advice to Ignore - The Eleven Bits of Bulls**t to Ignore When Pregnant!

Olivia Siegl | Posted 21.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Olivia Siegl

For any first time mum to be, currently being subjected to hours of unwanted advice and comments on how they should be handling their pregnancy, what they should or should not be doing and what type of mum they should be aiming to be, here is a list for you to pin up in your consciousness to remind you that when it comes to parenting no one is a God damn expert.

From 'Pramface' to Professor: Look What Can Happen If We Support Teenage Mothers Instead of Stigmatising Them....

Alex Blakemore | Posted 22.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Alex Blakemore

Being at university was very different from being at home changing nappies and reading stories to my three babies... Investing in young mums (and dads too) by giving support, encouragement and free or affordable full-time childcare is vital, as is removing barriers to education. Who knows what those other young women - insultingly known as "pramfaces" - could turn out to be if they were helped and supported as I was.