UK Lifestyle

Ten Things Vegan Parents Want You to Know

Fiona Peacock | Posted 05.02.2016 | UK Parents
Fiona Peacock

Last week, a news story about my vegan family caused a bit of a stir and I was even invited onto Australian breakfast television to talk about it. The public had mixed opinions on vegan parenting. With four years of vegan child-rearing experience firmly under my belt, I wanted to share with you a few of the things I think you should know...

The Rise and Rise of Cauliflower and Umami Roasted Cauliflower and Pasta Recipe

Kellie Anderson | Posted 05.02.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Kellie Anderson

Cauliflower is the ugly-duckling-turned-swan of the food world. This is indisputable. You may be thinking, "Whoa, hang on a sec. Isn't kale still king? Aren't we still talking about kale?... Hey, should I be making cauliflower crisps now?"

Finding Love on TV

Jo Boyd | Posted 05.02.2016 | UK Entertainment
Jo Boyd

It is a couple of weeks since my Take Me Out episode aired and I am still asking myself why I did it... We all know that first dates are usually quite nerve-wracking - now imagine being filmed by a camera crew with a microphone recording every embarrassing word that comes out of your mouth. Did it feel natural? No. While the date wasn't scripted, there was plenty of off-camera prompting from producers hoping to spark some romance - which tends to make you think the date is going better than it is.

How to Talk to Your Male Partner About Depression

Dr Mark Winwood | Posted 05.02.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Mark Winwood

Spotting the signs of depression can be difficult - especially if your partner is unlikely or unwilling to talk about how they're feeling. But severe depression can make a man feel helpless or worthless - and it may get worse without treatment.

Kids' Crazy Inventions Are Brought To Life

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 05.02.2016 | UK Parents

A group of kids had their crazy inventions brought to life thanks to a British designer who wanted to get kids believing in the power of imagination. ...

This Playground-Inspired Fitness Class Will Make You Feel Like A Kid Again

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 05.02.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Take a trip down memory lane and remember what you used to get up to during lunchtime at primary school. If you were anything like me, you probabl...

'Eat a Balanced Diet' Is Meaningless!

Hilda Glickman | Posted 05.02.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Hilda Glickman

Most people would say that a balanced diet includes vegetables or meat, fruit and so on, but do we need sugar on a balanced diet? Do we need biscuits? You can see therefore that if someone tells you this, they probably don't know much about nutrition. You can assume that they know little or they would not make such a simple and obvious statement.

'20 Things No Woman Should Wear after 30' List Goes Viral For The Best Reason

The Huffington Post UK | Rosy Cherrington | Posted 05.02.2016 | UK Style

Sick of being told what you should and shouldn't wear? Advice on what's 'best' for your body shape (FYI, humans aren't shaped like fruit) and a genera...

Top Five Musicals in London

Ceri Tinley | Posted 05.02.2016 | UK Entertainment
Ceri Tinley

MUSICALS IN LONDON "Great theatre is about challenging how we think and encouraging us to fantasize about a world we aspire to." These are the ...

Toddler's Hilarious Responses To: 'What Is Love'

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 05.02.2016 | UK Parents

People spend their entire lives trying to truly understanding the meaning of love, but this toddler seems to be clued up already. Dad LaGuardia Cro...

Being Responsible for Tourism in 101 Places

Heather Jeffrey | Posted 05.02.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Heather Jeffrey

Nudity is just one example (perhaps a more visible one) of tourist behaviour visible across the globe. I remember when I lived near Salou, on the Costa Daurada, Spain, the locals were in a way forced to put up with thousands of students descending on the area as part of Salou fest.

A Natural Way to Deal With the Stress of Infertility

Jacqueline Hurst | Posted 05.02.2016 | UK Parents
Jacqueline Hurst

Anxiety eats away at our confidence and makes things that were once easy for us to do, really difficult. Thoughts of "I'm not good enough, smart enough, thin enough" are manifestations of stress and anxiety that many of us can associate with.

'How To Train Your Dragon' Author On How Babies Inspired The Books

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 05.02.2016 | UK Parents

Cressida Cowell, the author most known for her series 'How To Train Your Dragon', has been entertaining children (and adults) with her stories for mor...

Can You Achieve Real Confidence?

Suzy Greaves | Posted 05.02.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Suzy Greaves

When I'm out and about meeting Psychologies readers at our events, we often talk about no-limits, 'magic wand' thinking. If you could wave a wand and change something about yourself - what would you change? 'Confidence' is the word I hear over and over again. If we could only be a little bit more confident and comfortable in our own skin, the world would be our oyster...

The Only Thing I'm Wearing Is My Unity Band

Alex King | Posted 05.02.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Alex King

When I was asked to support World Cancer Day and take part in the nude shoot I was apprehensive at first, however I knew that I wanted to do everything that I could to support the campaign.

Love Is All Round

Kamontip Evans | Posted 05.02.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Kamontip Evans

Loving kindness is infectious, a selfless kind of love. It doesn't cost you a penny. All you need is love, said The Beatles. They were right and you already have it. Send it to everyone, to people or animals, to those in pain, hunger, solitude.

Everything Is Awesome in Lego Land... Now it's Barbie's Turn to Recognise Disabled Young People

Rosemary Frazer | Posted 05.02.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Rosemary Frazer

When I was a child, I hated being given dolls for my birthday or Christmas. Most of them were glamorous, blonde and pretty and that certainly wasn't me! Like many other young girls, I would enthusiastically mutilate my Barbie dolls.

From Self-Destruct to Wife and Mum: A Story of Mental Health

Reneé Davis | Posted 05.02.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Reneé Davis

Taking responsibility for our lives not panning out the way we want them to can be a tough truth to accept, but it's not about blame. It's about not allowing those demons to destroy our chances of happiness for a minute longer.

No Need for a Valentine's Day Florist? Avoid Solicitors Too

Jane Robey | Posted 05.02.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Jane Robey

The good news is that there is a more effective way to get things sorted and help you quickly move on to the next stage of your lives. It's called family mediation. And it's not only more effective, but also usually much quicker, cheaper and less stressful.

Man Accidentally Orders Personalised Nike Trainers Saying 'Ian Beale'

The Huffington Post UK | Rosy Cherrington | Posted 05.02.2016 | UK Style

Remember when everyone was engraving their name on iPods? Well, Nike has brought the trend into the modern age with a pretty nifty feature allowing yo...

Asda's £3.50 Wonky Veg Box Lets You Feed Your Family For A Week

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 05.02.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Asda has launched the UK's first ever 'wonky veg box' which lets shoppers buy imperfect vegetables in bulk to feed their families. The box will cos...

9 Period Hacks To Ease PMS, Bloating And Cramps

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 05.02.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Getting your period sucks, but thankfully, a few simple life hacks can help to make things more bearable. For instance, did you know that upping y...

Fashion Editor Shuts Down Fur Company With Epic Response

The Huffington Post UK | Rosy Cherrington | Posted 05.02.2016 | UK Style

When a pro-fur trade group sent an email to a top fashion editor, they certainly didn't expect this response... Cosmopolitan UK's senior fashion ed...

New 'Chemo Bath' Treatment Could Save Lives Of Bowel Cancer Patients

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 05.02.2016 | UK Lifestyle

A potentially lifesaving "chemo bath" treatment is to become available to bowel cancer patients across England. The treatment is designed to be re...

Here's Who Made Celebrity Mum Of The Year Shortlist

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 05.02.2016 | UK Parents

The Celebrity Mum of the Year shortlist has been announced, with some common favourites and a few new entries. Most notably, Billie Faiers and Sam ...