UK Lifestyle

Recipe of the Week: Aubergine Linguine

Theo Randall | Posted 27.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Theo Randall

This has got to be the most delicious vegetarian pasta ever! The inspiration from this is from Sicily, home to the best aubergines in the world. The dish is called pasta della nonna which translated means grandmother's pasta. You know it's going to taste good with a name like that.

Was It Something I Said?

Elaine Benton | Posted 27.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Elaine Benton

When first diagnosed, there is a flurry of shock and interest from those you know, but slowly as they realise this is a long term disease requiring dedication, their sympathy wanes. Friends, and bizarrely, some family too, have mysteriously vanished into thin air.

London's Best Fish And Chips

The Huffington Post UK | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 27.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Done right - crisp golden batter, fluffy chunky chips, the option of mushy peas plus a sprinkling of vinegar - fish n' chips is comfort food at its be...

The Real Truth About Combatting Period Pain

Becky Hopper | Posted 27.03.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Becky Hopper

There's so much advice on the Internet on how to have a 'healthy period' whatever that means and lots of conflicting information on how to get rid of period pain so in order to get to the truth, I've waited until prime period pain time to deliver this lovely blog to you.

My Mental Illness Inspired My Ambition to Fix Other Young People's Minds

Danny Bowman | Posted 27.03.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Danny Bowman

I made a decision to change myself. I was no longer happy, or confident with my appearance. When I looked in the mirror, all I could see was a big nose, bad skin and an overweight figure. As time went on I became obsessed with the mirror, checking it up to 10 hours a day.

Feminist Beer- The New Beverage That Doesn't Objectify Women

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 27.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle

When women appear in beer adverts, they tend to either be wearing bikinis and playing volleyball on a beach or winking seductively at a man across a b...

How Dr Seuss Helped Drew Barrymore Get Over Her Post-Baby Body Insecurity

The Huffington Post UK | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 27.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Drew Barrymore has said that she felt like a 'kangaroo with a giant pouch' after two pregnancies, but she has found the ultimate way to fight her inse...

Raw Snickers Bar

Lisa Roukin | Posted 27.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Lisa Roukin

When dividing the base and top chocolate layers, make sure you have equal amounts for top and bottom. Use a serrated knife to cut when ready....Keep in the freezer, to prevent you from eating too much, and the chocolate melting!!!

Five Ways How I Lost My Mama Joy... and How I Got It All Back!

Victoria Leith | Posted 27.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Victoria Leith

No matter how you come about being a parent (through your body, through fostering and adoption) and no matter how you gave birth (natural, with drugs, no drugs, 'wish I'd had drugs', C-section) I am pretty sure we will all agree: this is a 24/7 job.

Keeping Fit In Middle Age May Help Men Survive Cancer

The Huffington Post UK | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 27.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Many men up their fitness game in their 40s and 50s to ward off the dreaded middle-aged spread and to protect their hearts, and now a new study has fo...

The Day I Met 'the Most Content People on the Planet'

Chloe Gunning | Posted 27.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Chloe Gunning

What was there to do on these two paradise islands? Other than swim, snorkel, walk their perimeter and relax on the beach... not very much! What a beautifully unfussy life! No one was in a hurry or clutching a mobile phone. There was no TV or radio blaring.

Why Shouldn't a Same Sex Couple Be Able to Complete Their Family?

Jane Newman | Posted 27.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Jane Newman

Why shouldn't a gay couple be allowed to have a family of their own? Surely a child with gay parents is better than a child with straight parents who argue constantly and end up getting divorced.

Anxiety and Panic - Don't Suffer in Silence

Rhiannon Dance | Posted 27.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Rhiannon Dance

The only way to beat anxiety disorders is to get to know yourself, properly. Admitting you have a problem is different to owning that problem and understanding the conflict between your brain and body.

Prison Break

Katy Wright | Posted 27.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Katy Wright

Having recently watched Orange is the New Black on Netflix, I can honestly say that a stint in prison at this moment in time would do me the world of good. Here's why.

Parents Think Crisps Count As One Of Their Kid's Five-A-Day

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 27.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Some parents mistakingly think a packet of crisps counts towards one of their child's five-a-day, a survey has revealed. One in 20 parents wrongly...

One Thing to Do Today to Be More Present With Your Kids

Victoria Ward | Posted 27.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Victoria Ward

I love being with my kid, but I know I'm not the only parent who struggles to enjoy playing endless games of make-believe, Lego, dressing-up, hide-and-seek, so I'm sure I won't be the only one who finds the excuse of checking a message or email irresistible.

Make Cervical Cancer Screening a Priority

Naomi Orme | Posted 27.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Naomi Orme

Cervical Cancer is on the rise and is reported to affect older women more so than younger. For this reason our government see fit to empower doctors to refuse girls under the age of 25, in England and Wales, a cervical screening test wether they have symptoms or not.

Can You Ever Get Over A Broken Heart? Science Says Yes

The Huffington Post UK | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 27.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle

What becomes of the broken hearted? If you've been enjoying thoughts of your ex pining after you, you may want to stop reading now. Scientists ...

Confused.Com Founder Sara Murray On The Gadget Giving Elderly Folk Their Independence

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 27.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle

When she's not flying a helicopter or spending time with her daughter, serial entrepreneur Sara Murray is helping older people maintain their independ...

Hot Smoked Pheasant and Partridge

Linda Duffin | Posted 27.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Linda Duffin

If game isn't your cup of tea, you can smoke chicken the same way. It simultaneously cooks and adds flavour and keeps the meat nice and moist (assuming you get your timings right).

Creating a Dementia-Friendly Generation

Beth Britton | Posted 27.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Beth Britton

Children often notice more than adults give them credit for. If a relative is living with dementia, there may be a need to explain to a child about particular symptoms or why that person can no longer do something that they used to do.

The Obsession with Unretouched Images

Neely Reyes | Posted 27.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Neely Reyes

People put the popularity of the unretouched photograph down to different factors but for me personally I think it comes down to one thing and this is simply a comforting reminder that these people are human after all.

How to Live the Happiest Life Possible - Advice from 1,000 Elderly Experts

Danny Baker | Posted 27.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Danny Baker

Happiness isn't a condition that occurs when circumstances are perfect or nearly so. Sooner or later you need to make a deliberate choice to be happy in spite of the challenges and difficulties.

What's It Really Like To Be A Woman In The British Armed Forces?

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 27.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle

At first glance, it seems 2015 may be the year the British Armed Forces is truly embracing diversity and promoting gender equality. Last month, Sta...

Travel Options for the Single Person

Helen King | Posted 27.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Helen King

Travelling is great fun, but it can also be stressful, so it is important to have a travel companion who is compatible with you, who has a similar sense of humour and who you just hit it off with.