UK Lifestyle

Zika Virus: Pregnant Women Advised Against Travelling To 15 Countries

The Huffington Post UK | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 22.01.2016 | UK Parents

Pregnant women have been advised to avoid travelling to Brazil and 14 other countries following an outbreak of Zika virus, which has been linked to bi...

You Can Now Buy A Tuxedo For Your Penis

The Huffington Post UK | Rosy Cherrington | Posted 22.01.2016 | UK Style

Ever dressed up in a suit and wondered why your little guy can't join in on all the fun? Your prayers have just been answered, because you can now...

The Surprising Up Side of Feeling Down

Marc Smith | Posted 22.01.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Marc Smith

The problem with happiness is that it makes us too comfortable; we strive for it and (some of us) eventually reach our destination only to find that it's so damn good that we want things to stay exactly how they are.

Pregnant Woman's Dramatically Moving Bump Prompts Confusion

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 22.01.2016 | UK Parents

A video of a pregnant woman's bump stretching due to her baby's extreme movements has been called "extremely unusual" by a doctor. The mum-to-be u...

Single Dad With Aspergers Writes Poignant Account Of Fatherhood

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 22.01.2016 | UK Parents

A single dad with Aspergers has given people "goosebumps" by sharing his moving account of becoming a father. The dad, who hasn't been named, expla...

Feel the Fear, and Do It Because of It

Victoria Ward | Posted 22.01.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Victoria Ward

I have been feeling a little disconnected of late. I'm self-employed, and as many people who work for themselves will understand, that can be quite isolating. Not being one to sit around wallowing in self-pity, I decided to create a collaborative events and coaching company with a friend.

5 Things You Need To Know About Plus Size Model Mahalia Handley

The Huffington Post UK | Rosy Cherrington | Posted 22.01.2016 | UK Style

Meet plus size model Mahalia Handley. You may not recognise her now but, thanks to a huge new UK modelling campaign, you're going to get used to seein...

World's Top Male Travel Bloggers

Janet Newenham | Posted 22.01.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Janet Newenham

Having recently noticed that almost all the blogs I have been following for the past year or so are predominantly female travel bloggers, I set out in search of the world's best male bloggers to see what sort of adventures they were up to.

Woman Rubs Lush Product On Skin, Ends Up Looking Like A Flamingo

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 22.01.2016 | UK Lifestyle

When Abi Shenton treated herself to some products from Lush she got a little more than she bargained for. After stepping out of the bath and drying...

Vivienne Westwood Sent A Lot Of Penises Down The Runway

The Huffington Post UK | Rosy Cherrington | Posted 22.01.2016 | UK Style

Vivienne Westwood presented her autumn/winter 2016 menswear collection at Milan Fashion Week, and it's really got people talking.... but not about the...

Newborn's Face Makes Her Thoughts On Bath Time Perfectly Clear

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 22.01.2016 | UK Parents

A newborn's first bath is definitely a camera-ready moment. One dad managed to capture his daughter's adorable reaction straight after her first so...

Dad Lands Hot Air Balloon In School Field, Is The Coolest Parent Around

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 22.01.2016 | UK Parents

A dad surprised his two daughters before their morning lessons by landing his hot air balloon near their school. Adrian Brown, 47, landed in Bassi...

Being Alone

Maggie Currie | Posted 22.01.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Maggie Currie

I don't believe that putting the needs of others first is very healthy. It is vital that you put your own needs first. It isn't selfish to do that, because if you don't put your own needs first and look after yourself, how on earth will be you be able to look after someone else?

Turmeric Roasted Chickpeas

Agnes Troszt | Posted 22.01.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Agnes Troszt

I like chickpeas. I mean I like hummus. The peas themselves, well they have a very mild flavour. That's why they are perfect to sprinkle them with all those strong, aromatic spices like turmeric, smoked paprika and cayenne pepper. So this is exactly what we are doing here.

Meteorologist's Pregnancy Announcement Doesn't Get The Warm Reception She Hoped For

The Huffington Post UK | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 22.01.2016 | UK Parents

When mums-to-be film their pregnancy announcements they hope to capture their loved ones' overjoyed reactions, but people don't always react to surpri...

Vegetarian Summer Rolls With Peanut Dipping Sauce

Linda Duffin | Posted 22.01.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Linda Duffin

These are made from the simplest of ingredients but they have a lovely freshness and crunch. We ate them before a Vietnamese curry and they turned out to be our favourite part of the meal. They're gluten-free, too, if that's an issue for you.

What to Pack for Your Double Mastectomy

Charlotte Wood | Posted 22.01.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Charlotte Wood

It is important that when you go into hospital you have everything you need, along with a few home comforts to make you feel better. Feeling prepared for surgery will relieve some of the anxiety.

New Skin Cancer Drug 'More Effective Than Chemo' Available On NHS

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 22.01.2016 | UK Lifestyle

A drug found to almost double survival rates for skin cancer patients has been approved on the NHS. The National Institute for Health and Care Exce...

Unrealistic Expectations Are Causing You to Quit Early

Sean Lerwill | Posted 22.01.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Sean Lerwill

There are lots of training programmes, special diets, fat burners, etc. out there for you to use, try, rave about, criticise, pick up and drop again. Why complicate things? There are some really simple, realistic, achievable rules that you can adopt inside and outside of the gym to change your lifestyle for the long-term, and for the better.

Online Daters Be Wary - Dating Sites Attract Psychopaths and Love Addicts

Dr Becky Spelman | Posted 21.01.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Becky Spelman

For many, online dating is a great and positive way of meeting people in today's fast paced, digital age, but we should be very mindful that a significant minority of online daters are likely to be damaging to you, as they are either emotionally sapping to you or, more harmfully, psychopathic.

A Film Of Alexander McQueen's Life Story Is Coming To Hollywood

The Huffington Post UK | Rosy Cherrington | Posted 21.01.2016 | UK Style

Alexander McQueen's life will be made into a major Hollywood film this year. According to Deadline, a biopic of the late fashion designer's rise an...

Fearne Cotton Chatted About Breastfeeding At Work At The NTAs

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 21.01.2016 | UK Parents

Fearne Cotton opened up about motherhood and breastfeeding at the National Television Awards 2016. The 34-year-old mum, who gave birth to her secon...

Women Celebrate Their Weight Loss By Posing Nude

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 21.01.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Losing weight and changing your entire lifestyle is no mean feat. That's why three women who have lost a combined weight of 12 stone (77 kilograms)...

Caring For Your Baby's Umbilical Cord Stump: Dos And Don'ts

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 21.01.2016 | UK Parents

How to look after a newborn baby’s umbilical stump is something many parents seek advice on. After giving birth, the midwife will clamp the umbil...

This Sinister Note Shows Peak Sibling Rivalry

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 21.01.2016 | UK Parents

Some brothers and sisters get on like a house on fire, yet others see sibling rivalry as part of their daily routine. For these two below, we're pr...