UK Lifestyle

Should Men Get a Say in Abortion?

Jack Fletcher | Posted 30.01.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Jack Fletcher

At first glance it makes sense that men, who helped create what is now a foetus in a pregnant woman, should have a say in if a woman has an abortion or not. So it seems pretty logical to give men a legal part in the decision to some extent right? The problem is it's just not that simple.

How Motherhood Taught Me to Be Vulnerable

Helen Louise Moores | Posted 30.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Helen Louise Moores

When my son was born I spent at least the first six months wondering why, on a good day, he didn't like me and, on a bad day, he hated me.  I felt ashamed of these thoughts and kept telling myself, logically, that it wasn't possible for my son to think or feel either of these things yet at such a young age.

Raw Carrot, Cashew and Pesto Tart

Aine Carlin | Posted 30.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Aine Carlin

This triple layered tart (pie, slice, whatever you want to call it) is a great combination of tangy, herby and subtly sweet - that'll be the carrots for ya - and makes for an impressive little starter or lunch option.

I Can't Believe It's Vegan

Sarah Moyes | Posted 30.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Sarah Moyes

There's quite a few products around that are accidentally vegan. So while you can enjoy discovering some new vegan chocolate and biscuits, you can also keep eating these items safe in the knowledge that they contain no animal products.

Willies, Bits, Boobs and Testi-Whats?!

Joe Ellis-Gage | Posted 30.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Joe Ellis-Gage

When Anna was three I remember getting out of the shower as she opened the bathroom door and strolled in (privacy being something I lost in 2010). She looked at me and pointed. "Wow Daddy, that looks like one of the Muppets!" It took me a minute to realise that she was comparing me to Gonzo.

How To Enjoy February 14th If You're Lonely And You Hate Valentine's Day

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 30.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Do you hate Valentine's Day with a passion? Or are you just trying to get to the 15th without descending into a pit of lonely sadness? Don't fret, ...

That's the Best Present Ever! (Not)

Claire Kirby | Posted 30.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Claire Kirby

Before I had children, I never really knew what to buy children. I'm still not sure I know now, unless it is for my own offspring. What I do know is what not to buy them. So here is my top three gifts never to get a kid. Never. Ever.

Nine Overwater Bungalows to Escape Your Winter Blues

Trivago.co.uk | Posted 30.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Trivago.co.uk

January and February are notorious for being the most depressing months of the calendar. In order to escape your winter blues, why not lust over a holiday in an exotic location? These luxurious overwater bungalow resorts offer privacy, luxury and unbeatable views.

The Things Women Do in Their Thirties When They Don't Have a Boyfriend

Katy Horwood | Posted 30.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Katy Horwood

It is no surprise then, that in order to avoid becoming obsessed with ticking clocks, women of this age find other things to focus on as a way of detracting from the glaring reality of a potential life full of cats and over 50's bridge nights. Something else to think about, as it were, aside from weddings, children, regular sex, or the lack there of any of the above.

Guy Asks Ex-Girlfriends To Write Reviews For His Tinder Profile And Gets An Unexpected Response

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 30.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Seattle resident Jake Chapman got a surprise when he asked his former girlfriends to write reviews of him for his online dating profile. A few of h...

2015's Hottest Drinks Trends

BarChick | Posted 30.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
BarChick

From getting your smoke on with some mezcal to Vermouth becoming a 'thing' and subbing out booze altogether, faux-style (WHAT?), we've got the low down from London's biggest boozehounds on what's hot for 2015.

This Proves Yoga Isn't Just For Slim White Women

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 30.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Search "yoga" in Google Images and the majority of pictures you'll find will be of slim, young, white women. And if you don't fall into one (or all...

This Photo Raised Over One Million Dollars To Send Kids To Uni

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 30.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Brandon Stanton, the photographer behind 'Humans of New York', has helped to raise over $1,000,000 for underprivileged children after a picture went v...

Formerly Homeless Hairdresser Is Giving Back With Free Makeovers

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 30.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle

A once homeless Florida woman is giving free makeovers to impoverished women to help them find employment. Left on the street while raising three c...

Working Our Lives Away?

Steve Taylor PhD | Posted 30.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Steve Taylor PhD

Is this really what we were born for? Is this really what life should be about? Of course, if you're lucky, you might have a job which is fulfilling, which suits your innate interests and skills, and which you find challenging and stimulating.

Modern Life, Multiple Strife

Louis McIntosh | Posted 30.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Louis McIntosh

In this Modern Age the pressure and stress to fulfil multiple roles simultaneously means we are juggling with too many balls, so sometimes you just have to drop one or two to keep the others in motion. We all want to be loved and to love but we don't want complications.

Mums As Leaders

Catherine Davies | Posted 30.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Catherine Davies

All women want to be a great mum. Maybe a perfect mum? I did. I think my mum friends did. I definitely wanted to do things The Right Way and not The Wrong Way. Who would argue with that?

Advice on Getting a Job Abroad

Rupert Wolfe-Murray | Posted 30.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Rupert Wolfe-Murray

Working abroad is a great option for independent travellers as it can give you a base in a foreign location as you replenish your cash reserves. Several longer term options are well known - teaching English and au-pairing for example - but what about short term job opportunities?

Marmalade Bakewell Tart

Linda Duffin | Posted 30.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Linda Duffin

Delicious though marmalade is when spread on buttered toast, it has other culinary uses. Stirring some into a sauce for duck is the obvious choice, although orange flavours go well with pork, too. But don't stop at savoury dishes.

Ten Ways to Get Ready for Love

Patricia Lohan | Posted 30.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Patricia Lohan

The man of your dreams won't just arrive at your door, knocking and saying "Honey I'm here!" You must take inspired action! To attract the man of my dreams and meet my soulmate, I made small intentional changes that had a profound impact on my whole life!

Is Our Planet Earth Now Technically Obese?

Dragana Brown | Posted 30.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Dragana Brown

Does it all boil (or fry) down to the fact that society doesn't look at the bigger picture but instead focuses on paddling one's own self-interested, personal gain canoe at the expense of another? Have things got so bad that corporations don't give two hoots about what happens to others from their own decisions and actions?

Top Ten Most Romantic Safari Lodges

Jane Anderson | Posted 30.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Jane Anderson

It's not just the wildlife and the vast African skies that will put romance in the air - some of today's safari lodges are incredibly stylish and intimate, with luxury tents, roll top baths and game drives that finish with dinner beneath the stars. Here are 10 of the most romantic lodges in the world.

Are You Really In Love? These Two Questions Could Tell You

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 30.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Last week '36 questions that will make you fall in love' went viral. Now, married couples can apparently test whether or not they are still in lov...

Relationship Resilience: Seven Steps to Surviving a Break-Up

Angela Smith | Posted 30.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Angela Smith

Even though you may not feel like it, ensure you're eating regularly and healthily. And, do some form of physical activity, walking is one of the best ways of increasing dopamine in the brain, this will immediately help you feel just that little bit better.

This Week I Ate...The Dorchester Grill

William Sitwell | Posted 30.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
William Sitwell

So I popped to the Dorchester Grill for dinner, what with the place having had a pimping spruce-up. Having left the world of plump cushions behind me - the hotel hall is awash with them - I entered a lush cloud of gold and orange. The room is ornate. Of course it's ornate. The very word could have been invented for it.