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Roasted Root Veggies

Layne Lieberman | Posted 09.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Layne Lieberman

Most root vegetables are available year round, but the peak season is fall through spring, with the exception of beets, which taste best during summer through fall. However, turnips and rutabagas taste best during the winter months.

Improve Your Travel Skills on Weekends and Holidays

Rupert Wolfe-Murray | Posted 09.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Rupert Wolfe-Murray

It's the same story for holidays. I don't know about you but I've wasted my last few holidays by generally taking the lazy option - not going for that hike, not getting a bike, vegetating in front of a screen - but I hope next time will be different.

Delusions of a Perfect Mothers Day

Claire Kirby | Posted 09.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Claire Kirby

Replace the nice restaurant, well-behaved children and hot food, with a soft play centre, very noisy children and chicken in a basket, and you are a lot closer to reality. The truth is you are only going to have a happy mothers day if the kids are happy. And that means doing what they love.

Living with posterior cortical atrophy

Valerie Blumenthal | Posted 09.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Valerie Blumenthal

The bluffing continued. Months drifted into years. Daily life was affecting me. I mislaid things, failing to see them, even though they might be in front of my nose. It was as though my eyes bypassed the objects.

Bare-faced Cheek

Lisa Edwards | Posted 09.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Lisa Edwards

When the 'No Makeup Selfie' craze started two years ago, I posted a defiant 'NEVER' on Facebook, and then immediately wondered why I felt so strongly about not doing it. I often think my friends look more beautiful without makeup, and their selfies showed it. Why not me?

Next Fad-The Cholesterol Diet

Layne Lieberman | Posted 09.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Layne Lieberman

Many fried foods and baked goods contain high levels of saturated fats. Some plant-based oils, such as hydrogenated vegetable oil, palm oil, palm kernel oil and coconut oil, also contain primarily saturated fats, but do not contain cholesterol.

Language Matters! Maternity Experience and NHS Change Day

Leigh Kendall | Posted 09.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Leigh Kendall

Being in any healthcare environment for any reason can feel disempowering for a patient. Effective communication between healthcare professionals and patients can help build trusting relationships, improve patient outcomes and patients' experiences.

The Costs of Eating Disorders: The Men's Perspective

Sam Thomas | Posted 09.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Sam Thomas

Too often, eating disorders in men is taken less seriously and 'novel' given the ratio between men and women suffering meaning men are the minority. Men suffering who are clearly isolated and marginalised need not have their gender questioned or jokes made about their non-existent periods.

#BeingBipolar - The Reaction

Lucy Roberts | Posted 09.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Lucy Roberts

Despite the documentary taking this exploratory approach, there was a heavy bearing on psychological therapy being the ONLY right and proper course of action for those needing assistance with the symptoms of bipolar.

11 Things They Don't Tell You About Becoming a Parent for the First Time

Rose Carraig | Posted 09.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Rose Carraig

There is a vast canon of literature on new-parenthood, child-rearing, baby nurturing, what to expect and what not to expect once you've had a baby. You could thatch houses with the amount written about this most wondrous time of any person's life.

Wine of the Week: J.P Ramos, Smart Dog Syrah 2013, Portugal

Tom Cannavan | Posted 09.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Tom Cannavan

All too often the 'Portuguese section' of a supermarket's wine shelves will be non existent, with just one or two Portuguese wines lumped in as 'Iberian', alongside dozens of others from their large neighbour to the east.

Six Types of Mommy Bloggers.

Jo Eden | Posted 09.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Jo Eden

Self deprecation can actually be a sign of intelligence. It's shows understanding for other peoples opinions and shows that you don't take yourself too seriously! To all you clever blogging Mommas out there, join in for a laugh! What type or types of blogger are you? Have I missed out your type?

What The Hell Happened to Children's Birthday Parties?

Rebeca Plantier | Posted 09.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Rebeca Plantier

From pony rides to Olympian-hosted gymnastic extravaganzas, how have children's parties become about the "biggest", "best", and "most" rather than having good old-fashioned fun with the actual birthday kid?

10 Signs You No Longer Care What People Think

Vicki Marinker | Posted 09.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Vicki Marinker

I make no effort to hide the fact that I'm now more likely to listen to Radio Four than Radio One. Venue choices for an evening out are based on if we'll be able to hear each other talk, and if we'll get a table/chair - preferably both.

This Is What It's Like To Be A Woman On A Premier League Football Pitch

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 09.03.2015 | UK Sport

A video posted online has shown the horrific extent of sexist abuse channeled towards female Chelsea team doctor Eva Carneiro. Manchester United fa...

If You Find Noisy Colleagues Annoying, You Might Be A Genius

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 09.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle

If the sound of your colleague munching on crisps drives you barmy, you could be a genius. That's according to new research, which has uncovered a ...

No, Chinese Women Don't All Want British Men

Jemimah Steinfeld | Posted 09.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Jemimah Steinfeld

Enter the British men of the London Underground. With their sharpened suits and iPhones in hand, they look every bit like a Chinese girl's dream. Part of this attraction is their evocation of wealth and fashion. Then add in the Brit factor.

Your Most Precious and Valuable Resource (And How to Preserve It)

Jamie Smart | Posted 09.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Jamie Smart

Your attention is quite possibly the most precious commodity in the world, and everybody's after it. The result of all these calls on our attention is often a busy, over-revved mind, resulting in time poverty, strained relationships and fumbled goals.

Vision to Reality: Why I Published 'My Relationship With Food'

Lisa Roukin | Posted 09.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Lisa Roukin

If you give your ideas the energy, focus and belief that they require, you will bring them to life. All of us have ideas, some however are never birthed and left remaining in our minds, but others inject life into those thoughts and the process of creation truly begins.


Francine Lacqua | Posted 10.03.2015 | UK
Francine Lacqua

The personal anecdotes in our session were both frustrating and inspiring but, above all, showed how far we still have to go in demanding gender equality.

This Test Can Tell You When You're Going To Have A Heart Attack

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 09.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Wrinkles and the odd grey hair often give away our biological age, but now there may be a new way to detect a person's "heart age." The NHS have la...

The Most Common Causes Of Food Poisoning Revealed

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 09.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Millions of people suffer from food poisoning worldwide each year, and let's face it, it's never fun. But what is it that forces so many people to ...

Real Life Spider-Man Gives Food To The Homeless

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 09.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle

A real life super hero has been walking the streets of Birmingham - but instead of climbing walls and catching villains, this Spider-Man has been buyi...

Rachel Moss

Jameela Jamil: 'I Woke Up Disabled And Decided To Fight For My Life' | Rachel Moss | Posted 09.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle

When it comes to challenging the norm, Jameela Jamil is quite the pro. As a kid, she suffered "a fair bit of bullying." As a teenager, she was hit ...

Why This Girl Was Willing to Be Filmed in My Swimming Kit

Anna Foster | Posted 06.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Anna Foster

Two days before my daughter's first birthday, my to-do list read like this. 1) Cake. 2) Presents. 3) Dig out sagging pre-pregnancy swimming costume and go for a dip in the local pool, the whole thing filmed in close-up with a strategically positioned bright light highlighting every normally-hidden flaw.