UK Lifestyle

Men Will be Boys, and Boys Will be Men

Nick Clements | Posted 16.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Nick Clements

By remaining boys, we are able to pursue very selfish lives, full of ambition, competition and ego. This is promoted as an ideal, a role model or template for boys to follow. This fixed and inflexible view of masculine is nurtured by our culture, by the way we teach, by the media, by our drunken peers, by so many different means. However, it is not our nature.

'I Feel Fantastic' Says Woman Starting Treatment To Reverse Vitiligo

Barcroft | Posted 16.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle

A woman who suffers from a rare skin condition has said she feels "absolutely fantastic" after beginning a new treatment. Lisa Johnson developed v...

There Are Mobile Phone Lanes In China And We're Not Sure How We Feel About It

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 16.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle

When you're engrossed in a good Twitter session, walking along the pavement without knocking over a small child can be challenging. But one city ma...

Facebook Censors Women's Voices

Mia Hansson | Posted 16.09.2014 | UK Tech
Mia Hansson

Are we not to think that breasts are natural and beautiful even when they are not being used by others? Are pictures of two-millimetre breasts "malicious" and "unsafe", as the automatised messages say? Or is it simply that reality is judged as unsafe by people habituated to porn?

Screw Positive Thinking

Asha Patel | Posted 16.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Asha Patel

This is a call for authentic listening. Instead of verbalising that emotion, be quiet. Listen to it. See what fears and foes lurk beneath what you're feeling. It's about listening to oneself and one's own emotional state and then being wholly responsible for it.

Twitter Trend Proves Vogue's 'Big Booty' Article Was An Epic Fail

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 16.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle

What's a sure fire way to piss off half of Twitter? Write an article stating big bums are en trend... Last week Vogue published an article online w...

Fun Fundraising Ideas To Host Your Own Pink Party From Breast Cancer Campaign

The Huffington Post UK | Jennifer Barton | Posted 16.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle

This October, it's time to bin the beige and #wearitpink to help raise money for Breast Cancer Campaign. Since October is Breast Cancer Awareness M...

Breast Cancer Campaign's Fundraising Saves Lives - Here's How

The Huffington Post UK | Jennifer Barton | Posted 16.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Breast Cancer Campaign is a breast cancer charity with a clear, single-minded focus: to fund breast cancer research in order to make a difference to p...

10 Celebrities Who Have Courageously Battled Breast Cancer

The Huffington Post UK | Georgia James | Posted 16.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle

The growing number of inspiring celebrities who have survived breast cancer and gone on to speak about their experiences, play a vital role in raising...

Win A Set Of Luxury Lingerie From Passionata

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Passionata has been designing irresistible lingerie collections for 25 years that combine classic French craftsmanship and sexy, fun details. Thei...

I Stopped Using My iPhone as an Alarm Clock, What Happened Next Blew My Mind*

Andrea Mann | Posted 16.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Andrea Mann

*(Was Mildly Interesting) ... I've realised that waking up to the sound of a human voice - unless it's someone screaming 'The house is on fire!' - is far preferable to waking up to an iPhone alarm (yes, even Slow Rise). I've realised that it is possible to switch off from the internet, especially if you keep your iPhone in another room and you're a bit lazy.

More Children Can Use An iPad Than Swim, Tie Their Shoe Laces Or Tell The Time

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle

In 2014 it's not usual to see a child with a mobile phone or tablet, but it may be time for kids in the UK to go on a digital detox. A recent stud...

Irish Forrest Gump Completes A Whopping 50,000Km In Four Years

PA/ The Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle

For many of us, running a marathon seems incomprehensible, but one man has completed a distance much further than that. An endurance runner dubbed ...

This Beauty Pagent Fail Isn't The Fault Of The Contestant

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 15.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Feminists have long disputed the ethics of beauty pageants, and thanks to this year's Miss America competition, it doesn't look like that's going to c...

How Much Is Enough?

Amisha Bhavsar | Posted 12.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Amisha Bhavsar

'I want, I want, I want!' We all have greed for one thing or another. Are you aware of your 'wants'? When you get what you want, do you find yourself wanting more? And when you get it all, are you satisfied? For how long?

The Constantly Hungry Dog

Kristina Johansen | Posted 12.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Kristina Johansen

All healthy dogs love to eat, but it can sometimes seem like our beloved pets have hollow legs and are happy to munch non-stop

How To Make Frozen Yoghurt That Tastes Just Like Ice-Cream

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 12.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle

If you hate skipping dessert but are trying to watch your weight, frozen yoghurt can be a great option. In their latest book Frozen Yoghurt, Const...

This May Help With Migraines (And Costs Nothing)...

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Here at HuffPost UK Lifestyle, we've long been fans of meditation, and according to a new study, the practice may have more benefits than we first rea...

This Video Reveals How A Ballerina Stands On Her Toes

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 12.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Watching a ballerina glide across a stage en pointe is truly mesmerising - but how is this perfect display of grace and strength possible? While de...

Trains of Thought: A Political Fairytale

Caragh Little | Posted 12.09.2014 | UK Politics
Caragh Little

'Seriously, guys,' said Nick, coming back from the buffet car carrying three takeaway lattes in one of those elaborate egg-carton cup carriers. 'Guys. Seriously.' 'God Nick, what now?' David was looking tired while Ed slurped his latte gratefully and quickly.

It's Not Fat Shaming, It's Honesty

Katie Hopkins | Posted 12.09.2014 | UK Entertainment
Katie Hopkins

The author of a report says we should avoid calling people fat and should use the term overweight or obese instead. As a fat bird, I disagree. The one thing I need as a fat person is tough love. I put this weight on intentionally and it will be a struggle to lose it.

How To Store Your Summer Stuff (To Survive The Winter Intact)

The Huffington Post UK | Georgia James | Posted 11.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle

As the holiday season draws to a close, it's time to reclaim your home and garden with an end-of-season declutter. But putting your summer paraphernal...

The Five Ways To Make Your Bed Including The 'Chimney Sweep'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Most days, tucking the corners of our duvet covers in is just too much to handle before a long day at work. But this morning, we made a special ef...

This Is The Shocking Truth About Why We Need A Digital Detox

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 10.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle

For our Digital Detox month, HuffPost UK Lifestyle are looking into the benefits of switching off our devices and re-connecting with ourselves. But...

Rachel Moss

Why This 24-Year-Old Penned A Novel About Losing Your Virginity

HuffingtonPost.com | Rachel Moss | Posted 10.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle

When you hear that the late, great Joan Rivers "loved" a new novel, you know that it was unlikely to be about biscuits and knitting. The book in q...