UK Lifestyle

I Didn't Just Fall Off the Fitness Wagon, it Came Back and Ran Me Over!

Claire Gregory | Posted 10.11.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Claire Gregory

As a personal trainer, I feel immense pressure to keep in shape and practice what I preach. Ultimately, people are paying for me to help them to do the same so in a way my own physique is part of my professionalism.

Acquaintances or Friends?

Julia Burness | Posted 10.11.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Julia Burness

Working for myself and living alone - at the time I loved it. Having initially come from a large recruitment company I was used to a busy office environment, so in place of this I made sure my days were filled with friendly faces dotted around town.

Making Time for Sleep: Afternoon School Starts

Paul Kelley | Posted 10.11.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Paul Kelley

Very few of us make enough time to sleep in our lives- even if we can. Almost all of us are sleep deprived. Of course some of us don't have any choice: people in health and emergency services, long-haul airline pilots, and families with young babies (especially if they sleep as little my son Toby did!).

Awareness, Compassion, and Purpose: The Key Ingredients for Unconditional Wellbeing

David Mochel | Posted 10.11.2015 | UK Lifestyle
David Mochel

No matter what their circumstances, human beings have a remarkable ability to flourish or suffer. After 25 years of study, teaching, and coaching based on enduring wisdom and modern research related to wellbeing, I have found that certain themes just keep coming up. Here are some of my favorites.

Kylie Jenner Wouldn't Let A Wardrobe Malfunction Stop Her Supporting Caitlyn

The Huffington Post UK | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 10.11.2015 | UK Style

Kylie Jenner wasn't going to let a 'wardrobe malfunction' stop her supporting her dad Caitlyn Jenner at the Glamour Women Of The Year Awards. "Had ...

Google Can't Tell You How to Grieve

Dawn Vance | Posted 10.11.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Dawn Vance

When she only had a few hours left I desperately Googled the dying process so that I'd be prepared for what was happening to her. I'm not sure anyone could be prepared for that.

It's Time to Stop Writing That 'You Have Wronged Me' Email

Shihab S Joi | Posted 10.11.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Shihab S Joi

I've instigated correspondences that went in this vein as often as, well, you, probably. They never go according to plan, do they? This idea that the receiver will read our concerns, humbled under the glow of new understanding, and rush to us with hugs, apologies and wine is ridiculous. And yet we can't help ourselves.

Visiting the Middle East as a Western Woman

Sarah Tinsley | Posted 10.11.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Sarah Tinsley

Having never traveled to the Middle East before, I was a little unsure about what to expect from a holiday to Jordan. My research findings ranged from women on their own being ignored (a woman in a cafe not being served for two hours) to people being incredibly friendly and welcoming.

'Spare Tyre' More Dangerous To Health Than Being Obese

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 10.11.2015 | UK Lifestyle

People who are average-size, but carry excess weight around their stomach, could be more at risk from health issues than those who are overweight, a n...

Cristiano Ronaldo's Mini Me Son Steals The Show

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 10.11.2015 | UK Parents

Cristiano Ronaldo's adorable son stole the show during the world premiere of the 'Ronaldo' documentary in London. Cristiano Ronaldo Jr, five, wore ...

We Reviewed Popular Christmassy Hot Drinks (So You Don't Have To)

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 10.11.2015 | UK Lifestyle

It's that time of year when coffee shops unleash their festive-inspired concoctions for unsuspecting customers to buy. And this year, they seem to ...

Man Reporting for Duty

Andrew Mooney | Posted 10.11.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Andrew Mooney

The whole idea of duty seems grounded in a societal and even religious notion of 'self sacrifice' and putting other people before ourselves. It seems a common message is that others needs are always more important than your own.

A Healthcare Nightmare Is Becoming Reality: What if Our Antibiotics No Longer Worked?

Professor Kevin Fenton | Posted 10.11.2015 | UK Tech
Professor Kevin Fenton

In the debate about antibiotic resistance it's often said that the implications are too big to get a handle on - people say it's something that should perhaps only concern scientists or politicians - but along with an absolutely justified call for global action there are personal stories and personal actions we must all take.

These Are The Leading Causes Of Death In England And Wales

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 09.11.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Cancer is the most common cause of death in England and Wales overall, but if you break down the statistics by gender it's a different story, accordin...

8 Common Misconceptions In Life And Why They Aren't True

The Huffington Post UK | George Bowden | Posted 09.11.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Reddit users have been busy discussing the common misconceptions of life, providing somewhat surprising truths to widely-believed myths. From what ...

Man Leaves Hilarious 'Free Dating Advice' Notes In Supermarket

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 09.11.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Forget "compliment your date" or "research the venue", one man has some rather unusual tips for impressing a potential partner. The unidentified g...

Booziest Countries Around The World Revealed

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 09.11.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Think us Brits are boozy? We're no match to the drinkers in Lithuania. The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) has releas...

10 Ways to Be a Real Man

Tom Brooks | Posted 09.11.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Tom Brooks

What does it mean to be a 'modern man' in a world that gets more politically correct with every opinion that's tweeted? Society is breaking down so many barriers when it comes to equality, so if we're moving in the right direction, why are we feeling more insecure?

Abbey Clancey Goes Skiing In Her Knickers For Agent Provocateur

The Huffington Post UK | Rosy Cherrington | Posted 09.11.2015 | UK Style

Agent Provocateur's campaigns are known for being tongue-in-cheek, but their latest Christmas lookbook has stepped firmly into fantasy territory. T...

When the Sponge Finger Chooses You

Jude Coy | Posted 09.11.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Jude Coy

It was the week before Christmas. Whilst everyone else was getting ready for the festive season, scoffing mince pies and adorning themselves in Christmas jumpers and cheap sparkly tinsel, we were sitting in an NHS consulting room watching and feeling the bottom fall out of our world. Our picture perfect future crumbling into dust.

Stigma Is a Four Letter Word

Kate Lee | Posted 09.11.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Kate Lee

The words prejudice and discrimination place the spotlight back onto the person responsible. The shame is on them, as is the burden of responsibility for putting things right. These words make us reflect on our own behaviour and step up to the challenge of learning, understanding and changing for the better.

This Wedding Dress Is Made Of McDonald's Wrappers

The Huffington Post UK | Rosy Cherringtont | Posted 10.11.2015 | UK Style

Usually when we're done shame-eating our McDonald's we hide the wrappers in the bin. But not these people... Students at the Miami International Un...

This May Be Why You Want To Smoke When You've Been Drinking

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 09.11.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Does your personal ban on smoking go out the window as soon as you've had a drink? Reaching for a cigarette after drinking alcohol is not an uncomm...

Schools Are Calling 999 Over Children's Mental Health Problems

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 09.11.2015 | UK Parents

Schools are calling out the emergency services to help treat pupils who are suffering from mental health problems, according to a BBC report. Headt...

Reactions To Male And Female Violence Are Shockingly Different

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 09.11.2015 | UK

A shocking social experiment has revealed how the public is much less likely to intervene in incidences of female violence than male violence. The ...