UK Lifestyle

In Praise of Year-Round Outdoor Swimming

Gill Paul | Posted 02.07.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Gill Paul

You have Technicolour skin when you climb out of the water: lobster pink and mauve in my case. The circulation boost has great anti-ageing effects on the capillaries, leaving skin supple and glowing. Some claim it combats cellulite as well.

26 Signs That British Summertime Is Here

Katy Wright | Posted 02.07.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Katy Wright

The sight of a wasp/bee/hornet makes you convulse and scream on impact like a deranged psychopath. You add a can of Raid to your weekly shopping order and feel mighty powerful taking out half of the insect population with one lingering blast of the can.

Actress Tamera Mowry Has Given Birth To Second Child

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 02.07.2015 | UK Parents

Actress Tamera Mowry, most commonly known for her role in Sister, Sister has given birth to her second child with husband Adam Housley. The 36-year...

'Ultimate Breastfeeding Cafe' Set To Open In UK

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 02.07.2015 | UK Parents

A young mum is appealing for funding to open a breastfeeding café named "The Milk Lounge" after being too embarrassed to feed her son in public. C...

Woman With Acne Sticks Two Fingers Up At Nasty Trolls

The Huffington Post UK | Rosy Cherrington | Posted 02.07.2015 | UK Style

Three months ago, one beauty vlogger began began posting images of herself without makeup on social media. But she never expected this reaction. Em...

Ruby Rose Is Owning The Fashion World With Her Fierce Looks

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 02.07.2015 | UK Style

Ruby Rose may spend her acting life behind bars in Orange Is The New Black, but in her real life, she is wowing the fashion world with her fierce, flu...

A Third Of People Don't Know This Fact About Domestic Abuse

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 02.07.2015 | UK Lifestyle

You do not have to be in a relationship with a physically, emotionally or financially abusive person to be a victim of domestic abuse. But new figu...

Two Mastectomy Survivors Walked Topless Down A Runway For A Brilliant Reason

The Huffington Post UK | Rosy Cherrington | Posted 02.07.2015 | UK Style

When genderless lingerie company Play Out did a photoshoot featuring breast cancer survivors as models, the Internet saluted their incredible awarenes...

This Deirdre Barlow Fan Just Seriously Upgraded His Tattoo

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 02.07.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Martyn Hett has always been a Coronation Street superfan and after a boozy night out, he decided to get a tattoo in honour of his favourite character,...

Antenatal Depression Is Underdiagnosed Despite 11% Of Pregnant Women Being Affected

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 02.07.2015 | UK Parents

The UK'S leading baby charity, Tommy's has launched an emotive video encouraging women with antenatal depression to ask for help. The charity, whic...

Taylor Swift Reveals Her Favourite Shade Of Red Lipstick

The Huffington Post UK | Rosy Cherrington | Posted 02.07.2015 | UK Style

Taylor Swift and red lipstick go together like a country singer and a good breakup song. In fact, it's rare to ever spot the singer out and about with...

Lunchbox Inspections: Teachers Can Confiscate And Keep Your Kid's Food

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 02.07.2015 | UK Parents

Teachers are able to lawfully "confiscate, keep or destroy" children's unhealthy food items in their lunch boxes and take part in lunch box inspection...

Five Best Juices for Weight Loss - Juicing Can Be Fun...

Benjamin Bonetti | Posted 02.07.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Benjamin Bonetti

When it comes to losing weight, there is no right perfect solution that is right for everyone. We are all different, we all have different tastes, dif...

The Gatekeeper to Your Highest Calling!

Sarah Dyer | Posted 02.07.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Sarah Dyer

Your triggers are treasures and Gatekeeper's to your highest calling. They are an opportunity for more growth, more expansion, to let more light in and higher levels of consciousness. So we can recognise them for the illusion they are.

11 Tips for a Healthy Road Trip This Summer!

Rebeca Plantier | Posted 02.07.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Rebeca Plantier

How do you eat healthy food, get exercise and avoid weight gain when you're on the road? We've got some tips to keep you light on your feet, and hold off on stomach bloat so you can really enjoy your vacation!

The Incredible Stopover - An Incredible Trip With My Incredible Dad

Yolanda Copes-Stepney | Posted 02.07.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Yolanda Copes-Stepney

I love Iceland; the North Atlantic Island is a land of breathtaking but savage beauty with mountains, volcanoes, glaciers and black beaches; perfect for my dad who spent much of his life as a part-time photographer, while working full time in computing.

Children's Book With Important Message About Body Image

Jessica Smith | Posted 02.07.2015 | UK Parents
Jessica Smith

When I was growing up there were no characters in books or on television that looked like me. I grew up with Barbie and Disney Princesses. There was no diversity in the characters I saw, just beautiful flawless females who I aspired to look like. But that was never going to happen.

How Mindfulness Can Stop the Spinning

David Mochel | Posted 02.07.2015 | UK Lifestyle
David Mochel

As human beings we have a tremendous capacity to respond positively and purposefully in the face of challenge. We have the ability to act on our goals and commitments even when we don't feel like it.

'My Legs Won't Work' Said Three-Year-Old Who Later Had To Have Legs Amputated

PA | Posted 02.07.2015 | UK Parents

A three-year-old complained his legs "wouldn't work" during a trip to IKEA – then his legs turned black and just 72 hours later had to be amputated....

Why You Shouldn't Follow The 'Sunburn Art' Trend

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 02.07.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Most of us know that sunburn is potentially dangerous to our health, but that hasn't stopped some people ditching suncream in a bid to follow the late...

Jacqueline Jossa Opens Up About Post-Pregnancy Hair Loss

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 02.07.2015 | UK Parents

Eastenders' actress Jacqueline Jossa revealed she is suffering from post-pregnancy hair loss and reached out to new mothers who might be experiencing ...

Writers Block

Miriam Brown | Posted 02.07.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Miriam Brown

Authors get writers block. They hit a wall, a creative blockage whereby they simply cannot write, no matter how hard they try. Journalists don't get writers block. How can they? Stories move too quickly, new things happen every day. Journalists have it lucky. There is too much to write about. Right?

Foodie Highlights from Malaga

Lucy McGuire | Posted 02.07.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Lucy McGuire

The news amongst the tapas loving, tinto de verano sipping travellers is that Malaga is now a 'foodie' hotspot. The Spanish city that thousands of Brits fly into en route to their seaside resorts on the Costa del Sol is no longer seen as, well that - a city you fly into and promptly leave for the more appealing tourists traps of Southern Spain.

Gaucher Film Contest

Elaine Benton | Posted 02.07.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Elaine Benton

Thankfully over the years great progress has been made regarding Gaucher disease, thanks to some very dedicated researchers, doctors and motivated members of the Gaucher community. No parent today has to face the dreadful isolation and hopeless situation my parents found themselves in.

Where's Your Raging Redhead?

Dr Toby Silverton | Posted 02.07.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Toby Silverton

As you burnout you start feeling empty and lost. You find yourself questioning everything you ever thought you wanted, dreamed-of or achieved. Slowly the knowledge and vision of who you were 'meant' to be grows dimmer and dimmer.