UK Lifestyle

Your Partner May Not Be As Faithful As You Think....

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Have you ever kept a secret from your spouse? You're not the only one. According to research by a law firm, a fifth of married people have a secret...

Escape Mediocrity: a Takeaway From China

Maite Baron | Posted 01.08.2014 | UK
Maite Baron

We're living in an increasingly vibrant entrepreneurial society... 90% of new jobs created in Britain in the fourth quarter of 2013 were classed as self-employed... it will provide us with opportunities, not just in terms of wealth creation, but also for social mobility and individual well being.

Educated Women Are Less Threatening to Their Husbands - Apparently

Suzy Miller | Posted 01.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Suzy Miller

'Marriages in which wives have the educational advantage were once more likely to dissolve, but this association has disappeared in more recent marriage cohorts'... is the only reason that educated women are staying married longer because men are becoming more emotionally intelligent?

This Couple Took A Photobooth Picture For Each Of The 14 Years They've Been Together

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 01.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle

When Giles Paley-Phillips and his now wife Michelle popped into a photobooth in October 2000 aged 18 and 23 they'd been dating for a month. They h...

Easy Rocky Road Florentines Recipe

Holly Bell | Posted 01.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Holly Bell

These florentines are delicious and really very easy. The crunch and all important brushing of chocolate make them a big hit amongst the smaller people in our family. Add to this already heady combination some marshmallows and sultanas and this could well be treat heaven.

This Week I Ate... An Irish Cricket Tea

William Sitwell | Posted 01.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
William Sitwell

For as anyone who plays cricket knows, it's the only sport whose action is cut by meals. If you start in the morning, you break for lunch. Then at around 4pm you stop for tea. There is no difference between professionals or amateurs. Rain may stop play, tea and lunch definitely do.

Can a Holiday Help You Live Longer?

Paul Joseph | Posted 01.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Paul Joseph

To live longer, we need to start living better. So, if the mutterings of "I need a break" are doing the office rounds, plan a healthy holiday knowing that the reward is not only an escape but the chance to live life longer.

Travelling to Birmingham

Rupert Wolfe-Murray | Posted 01.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Rupert Wolfe-Murray

Many years passed before I realised you can "travel" in your own country, that we are actually surrounded by exotic locations, places we've never seen and dialects we don't understand... I'm visiting England's second biggest city precisely because it's not somewhere a visitor to the UK would normally visit.

Bored Of The Same Old Dips? Delicious Mexican Recipes You May Not Have Tried

The Huffington Post UK | Jennifer Barton | Posted 01.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Nothing is more invigorating or tantalising for your tastebuds than a refreshing and delicious salsa dish or guacamole dip, which is why we're always ...

Black Ballerina Receives Countless Rejection Letters, But That Doesn't Stop Her Dancing Her Way To The Top

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 01.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle

At some stage, most of us will experience rejection - but one ballerina is showing us all that when the powers that be say you're not good enough, yo...

The Worst Thing About a Summertime Date

Chris Rooney | Posted 01.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Chris Rooney

"Hey, are you ok?" The sweat was pouring down my face and into my eyes. My oily summer visage had morphed into the face of a swamp creature. "Sure," I said, "I'm just really hot." Jenny furrowed her brow, so I added, "And I'm warm as well. Ha ha." But she did not laugh.

The Top 50 Things That Make Us Brits Happy

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle

It seems us Brits are a sentimental bunch who really do think the best things in life are free. Popping bubble wrap, receiving a compliment and having...

Mental Health - Ending the Silence

Tim Farron | Posted 31.07.2014 | UK Politics
Tim Farron

One of the things I am most proud of our party for in government, is the emphasis we are putting on mental health. I want to pay tribute to Paul Burstow and Norman Lamb for their work on this and I also want to thank Lib Dem party members like Lee Dargue who have put in hours and hours, campaigning on this issue. Mental health services are absolutely vital but tragically find themselves swept under the carpet all too often. This silence must end. It costs lives, divides our society and harms our young people. We must have the courage to open our eyes to the truth about mental health and act.

10 Things You Need to Know Before You Contemplate Marriage

Suzi Godson | Posted 31.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Suzi Godson

Men are less emotionally invested in marriage. Research shows that partners who perceive themselves as less emotionally invested, also perceive themselves as having more power in the relationship.

Rape Is Not Just About Sex

Joana Gomes | Posted 31.07.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Joana Gomes

As she said no over and over again, he just laughed and forced himself into her. She cried, but tears made no difference to him. She lost. After she was raped, she didn't tell anyone because she wasn't completely sure it was rape... Only years later did she realise that even girlfriends and wives can be raped, because if it takes force, it's not consensual.

10 Things to Try Before You Go to Your Doctor for Sleeping Tablets

Dr. Nerina Ramlakhan | Posted 31.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Dr. Nerina Ramlakhan

Researching and practising sleep techniques with patients has led me to realise that there are a host of practical, highly effective and sustainable strategies that one can adopt, helping avoid a trip to the doctor... Here are ten tried and tested strategies that I have been recommending for years, which have helped patients learn how to sleep again.

Exploring Retirement - The Gap Between Dreams and Reality

Beth Britton | Posted 31.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Beth Britton

In the working population, the word retirement generally conjures up wistful thoughts of long lie-ins, lazy days, unlimited opportunities to pursue hobbies and the chance to finally get around to doing all of the things that you've never quite had time for. Is that really the reality of retirement though, and what can my 30-something generation expect in later life?

Good on the Pocket and on the Stomach - Indian Food is Tasty and Economical!

Bini Ludlow | Posted 31.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Bini Ludlow

It is the general consensus that cooking Indian food is an expensive pastime and while I can understand how it can be perceived that way, I would actually argue that it is one of the best cuisines for economical eating.

Reducing Home's Carbon Footprint, 10 Natural Ways

Patricia Evans | Posted 31.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Patricia Evans

We cannot totally get rid of these carbon footprints since it serves a great role in our lifestyle especially those enjoying the comforts of city living... the best way action plan for us is to drastically reduce our carbon footprint. Here are 10 ways to reduce your carbon footprint.

Kylie Minogue's Cancer Tears - Thank You!

Karin Sieger | Posted 31.07.2014 | UK Entertainment
Karin Sieger

Ten years ago aged 37, Kylie Minogue was treated for breast cancer. In a recent TV interview on Australia's Sunday night's 60 Minutes she was asked about that time in her life. She became visibly emotional and eventually described experiencing a "mixture of emotions and memories, when you are fighting something unknown".

This Man Can't Live Without His Daily Run. Here's Why...

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 31.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Most of us go jogging to get fit - but this video tells the story of a man who goes running for an entirely different reason. Ronnie Goodman trains...

National Orgasm Day - How to Ensure Your Day Goes Off With a Bang

Rebecca Newman | Posted 31.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Rebecca Newman

It's National Orgasm Day people. If ever you needed an excuse, here's one, served up to you hot. Take in my tips for him and her below and make sure your day explodes in fireworks...

These Seemingly Healthy Foods May Be Giving You A Muffin Top

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 31.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle

If you think you're eating healthily but having trouble kick-staring weight-loss, you may be eating food with hidden nastiness. In the above video ...

How To Nap At Work Without Getting Fired

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 31.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle

If you love a power nap on your lunch break, but you also like being employed, help is at hand. The guide from memoryfoamwarehouse.co.uk will help ...

Performance Enhancing Bacon Is Actually A Thing

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 31.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Well, someone had to do it eventually - bacon that isn't totally bad for you. Normally known for their trainers, Reebok are stepping into the salty...