UK Lifestyle

Tote Bags: Why Do We All Carry Them?

Daisy May Sitch | Posted 22.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Daisy May Sitch

Cotton tote bags are every woman's very public fashion faux pas. We're all guilty of carrying them, all obsessed with their practicality and ALL in denial over just how old and grubby they look... this whole secondary black tote bag trend has completely taken over. Even Lena Dunham is doing it.

Eight Ways Living Abroad Will Transform Your Life

Sophie Turton | Posted 22.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Sophie Turton

Moving abroad is a scary prospect. The fear of the unknown is, in some way, present for everyone - even those whose intrepid spirits drive them around the globe. However, it is also exhilarating and, often, intoxicatingly addictive.

How To Tone Your Arms, Legs And Abs Using Water Bottles

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Usually when we talk about at-home fitness equipment we're referring to dumbbells, yoga mats and fitness balls, but did you know some everyday objects...

My Life: Rowena Bird, Lush Co-Founder Says 'I Don't Do Emails In Bed'

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 22.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle

HuffPost UK Lifestyle love to celebrate strong women, and in our My Life series, we're asking the women who inspire us what makes them tick. In 199...

How To Create Jerk Worthy Of Notting Hill Carnival

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle

It’s that time of year again when West London wafts out those lovely aromas of jerk chicken, fried plantains and litres of rum punch. Yes, we’re t...

'Helping Other Terminally Ill People Get Married Gets Me Out Of Bed' Says Woman With Breast Cancer

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 22.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Naomi Thomas' life has dramatically changed since she was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2009 - but instead of letting the disease get the better of ...

Try This Steak Fajita Recipe This Weekend

The Huffington Post UK | Jennifer Barton | Posted 22.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Whether you're looking to shake up your family dinner menu or are in search of the perfect dish to serve at your next summer party, look no further th...

What Age Do Women Think They Begin To Look Old?

PA/ The Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle

There are so many anti-ageing beauty products on the market and it seems a lot of us think they're working. British women believe they look five y...

Why Being Contacted By Your Boss While On Holiday Is The Worst

PA/ The Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Holidays are meant to be a chance to unwind, but with technology making staying connected to work more and more possible, there can sometimes be an un...

Rachel Moss

This Man Can Teach You How To Be Happy And Make A Load Of Money Doing It | Rachel Moss | Posted 22.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Do you go to work every day because you want to or because you have to? If your answer is the latter, you certainly aren't alone: one in three Brit...

Poorna Bell

These 3 Things Are Killing Your Sense Of Wonder | Poorna Bell | Posted 22.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle

When was the last time you felt "a feeling of amazement and admiration, caused by something beautiful, remarkable, or unfamiliar"? That's the exac...

Top Sex Mistakes You'll (Probably) Recognise

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle

What happens in the bedroom stays in the bedroom, right? Wrong. A recent survey, conducted by online pharmacy UKMedix, has highlighted some overwh...

Arianna Huffington Takes On The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 21.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle

From Lady Gaga and Justin Bieber to Susanna Reid and David Beckham, the celebs have come out in full force to show their support for the ALS Ice Bucke...

10 Things You Neeed to Know Before You Take Natural Remedies to Improve Sexual Function

Suzi Godson | Posted 21.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Suzi Godson

Although the internet is awash with promotions for natural sex remedies such as Avena Sativa, Damiana, Ginseng, Ginkgo Biloba, Maca, Muira Puama, or Zinc, there is no credible scientific evidence to show that any of them improve libido, or sexual function. More importantly, they can be dangerous if you mix them with other drugs, or take too much of them.

Seven Shocking Health Statistics | Posted 22.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle

One in 10 parents in Britain believe that drinking cola counts towards their five recommended portions of fruit and veg. Not only that, one in 10 of those surveyed also believed that chips contributed to the five-a-day health campaign, while one in five thought that fruit-flavoured sweets counted towards this target.

Breastfeeding Halves Your Chances of Post Natal Depression

Ellie Stoneley | Posted 21.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Ellie Stoneley

I was relieved to realise that my own utter lack of awareness of the whole breastfeeding process was shared by other mothers in the room. Breastfeeding and milk production should be covered on the school syllabus and in more depth in ante natal classes.

10 Things You Should Have in Your Home By the Time You're 40

Sarah O'Meara | Posted 21.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Sarah O'Meara

I remember the first time I slept over at my future husband's house, I knew I wanted to spend the rest of my life with him. He was the most kind, wise and addictively eccentric man I'd ever met. But that wasn't the reason I wanted to stay forever. It was his grown-up coffee machine.

Duagh Summer Festival

Danny McCubbin | Posted 21.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Danny McCubbin

Duagh is a little village situated in Kerry in Ireland with a population of around 400 people. On the weekend of the 9th of August the size of the town more nearly doubled as close to 2,000 people turned out to attend the Duagh Summer Festival.

Obesity Crisis Is Not Just a Lifestyle Issue

Gates Cambridge Scholars | Posted 21.08.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Gates Cambridge Scholars

Carrying extra pounds has many health consequences which create a heavy burden on the individual as well as their families and society more broadly. So, there is indeed a great need to raise public awareness about the importance of keeping a healthy weight and how governments and care providers can support people in doing so.

Putting Time On Ice

Caragh Little | Posted 21.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Caragh Little

And yet, is the accelerated spinning of the hands of an iconic clock really all that far removed from what is happening around us, every day? We are all wishing, planning, measuring our lives away, stopping time only to commemorate it hastily and define ourselves in the process.

How Being Overweight Could Put You At Risk Of Dementia In Later Life

PA/ The Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Obesity has previously been linked to increasing the risk of cancer and heart disease, and now a new health risk of being overweight has been discover...

The Amazing Way Botox Could Be Used To Treat Cancer

PA/ The Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Botox is usually associated with banishing wrinkles, but in the future it could be used to benefit your health. Botox injections could provide an e...

Why You Should Pour This Down Your Toilet (And Other Genius Cleaning Hacks)

The Huffington Post UK | Georgia James | Posted 21.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle

When you've just spent the best part of an hour trying to scrub the mildew off your bathroom tile grouting, or the water marks off your shower screen,...

'Tanorexic' Warns Against The Dangers Of Sunbeds After Developing Cancerous 'Rodent Ulcer' (GRAPHIC IMAGES) | Posted 21.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle

A sunbed addict who visited tanning salons up to five times a week - even when she was nine months pregnant - is warning others about the risks after ...

Don't Buy Any More Furniture Until You've Read This

The Huffington Post UK | Georgia James | Posted 21.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Tempting as it might be to make an impulse purchase - when buying a large piece of furniture for your home, a little caution and restraint goes a long...