UK Lifestyle

Bridezilla Asks Bridesmaids To 'Pitch In' For £5k Wedding Dress

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 22.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle

A bride has asked her bridesmaids to "chip in" for a £5,000 wedding dress - and the act has left some of her bridesmaids reeling. In an anger-fuelled...

Priyanka Chopra Responds To Armpit Photoshop Controversy

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 22.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Priyanka Chopra's armpits were the talk of the town on Monday after fans accused Maxim India of Photoshopping them on their latest magazine cover. No...

Poise, Not Posture - Don't Try To Stand Up Straight!

Adrian Farrell | Posted 22.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Adrian Farrell

After millions of years of evolution you can rest assured that your postural reflexes work well enough if you don't interfere with them. You could say good posture is simply a lack of bad posture. Although good and bad are such judgemental words. You either have poise or you don't.

These Are The Most Disgusting Subway Sandwich Combos You Can Ask For

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 22.06.2016 | UK Comedy

Walk into a Subway and you're faced with a bewildering array of options to make a lovely sandwich laden with meat, cheese, salad and any number of sau...

Stress and Diet - Can What We Eat Really Make A Difference?

Emer Delaney | Posted 21.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Emer Delaney

When we're faced with any particular stressor, there is a complex cascade of hormones which cause the kidney's to release cortisol. This then prepares the body for a 'fight-or-flight' reaction through the overproduction of glucose as an immediate energy source for large muscles. Cortisol also inhibits insulin in order for the muscles to use this extra glucose.

Frosé Is The Mouth-Watering Alcoholic Drink You Need To Try This Summer

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 21.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Rosé wine has long been considered a go-to drink when the sunshine is out. But the beverage is now even more suitable for sipping during hot weather....

Paediatric Nurse Receives Donations From Past Patients To Help Sick Husband

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 22.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle

A paediatric nurse has received an influx of donations from the families of the children whose lives she helped save. Tracey Clohessey's husband Peter...

Wedding Planners Share The Worst Bride and Groomzilla Experiences Ever

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 21.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Wedding planning can bring out the best and worst in people, resulting in pre-wedding day nerves at best and a full-scale meltdown at worst. Everyone ...

Blue Wine Is A Thing And It's Electrifying

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 21.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Forget white, red or rosé. In fact, forget orange wine too. Because blue wine is now a thing and we're not sure whether to be scared or intrigued by ...

These Are The Things Men And Women Fear Most About Sex

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 21.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle

For something that's meant to be fun, a lot of people have fears relating to sex. In a survey of more than 2,000 American and European adults, the tea...

Graphic Designer Creates Fake Food Entirely Out Of Household Objects

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 21.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Everything on Kristina Lechner's Instagram looks good enough to eat, but we wouldn't recommend trying her dishes. The graphic designer, from Michigan,...

Advocating for Men's Health as a Part of the Wider Pursuit of Equality

Steven Markham | Posted 21.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Steven Markham

I believe that examples of equality are all human beings being treated equally. That does not happen due to; who our parents are, our sex and gender, our ethnicity and the value that is placed on these, and one of the most intangible categories of all, the class we are born into and inhabit.

Stressed? You Need To Try This

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 21.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle

If you're feeling particularly stressed right now, it might be time to get creative. Research published in the journal Art Therapy found that the str...

An Honest Look at Goals

David Kingsbury | Posted 21.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle
David Kingsbury

Most people want it all at once, but fitness is a journey. If you want to last the long road to serious results, then you have to enjoy and embrace the process (not just the results). The process being; various training phases and cycles to yield the best possible results over months and years not hours and days.

Woman's Miscarriage Tattoo Helps Her 'Remember The Baby That Wasn't Meant To Be'

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 21.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle

A woman who recently suffered a miscarriage has had a tattoo to help cope with her immense loss. The woman, known as Imgur user 'sweatermaster', said ...

Fitness Blogger Shares Photo Of Bloated Stomach To Show 'Nobody Is Perfect'

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 21.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle

A fitness blogger has shared before and after photos of her bloated stomach on Facebook to inspire other women to be body confident. Tiffany Brien too...

Three Best Friends Celebrate 100th Birthday Together In Style

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 21.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Three lifelong pals have come together to celebrate their 100th birthday in what was a rare and beautiful occasion. The three ladies, who were all bor...

Dove's Largest Ever Body Image Report Proves The Media Needs To Up Its Game

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 22.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Women's body confidence has become a "critical issue" around the world and pressure from the media is largely to blame for our low self-esteem, a new ...

Why I Felt So Sad When I Stopped Being a Cancer Patient

Ruth Taylor | Posted 20.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Ruth Taylor

After I finished treatment I felt under an enormous amount of pressure to be 'normal' and 'happy' again and for life to go back to how it was before I had cancer. I was keenly aware that treatment had been just as tough on my fiancé and family as it had been on me and I was desperate to protect them from any more anguish and worry.

New App Aims To Make Life Happier For People With Psoriasis

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 20.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Psoriasis affects 1.8 million people in the UK and its impact is not just physical. The chronic condition, which can leave skin itchy, flakey and cove...

In The Wake Of Orlando, We All Need To Watch This Short Film

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 20.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle

In the wake of the tragic Orlando shooting last week, filmmaker Kai Stänicke shared a short film called 'Golden' which has touched hearts across the ...

#NoWomanEver Reminds Us That Some People Still Think Women Should See Harassment As A Compliment

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 21.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle

A powerful hashtag, #NoWomanEver, is serving as an important (and hilarious) reminder that nothing positive ever comes from street harassment. As obvi...

Mum's Warning After 20-Year-Old Son Dies From Hitting Head At Gig

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 20.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle

A mum has urged young people to be vigilant about their health after her son died from hitting his head at a gig. Samuel Pollas was just 20 years old ...

Priyanka Chopra's Maxim Cover Slammed For 'Unrealistic' Armpit Photoshopping

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 21.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Priyanka Chopra's Maxim India cover has caused quite a stir, after fans accused the magazine of Photoshopping her armpit beyond recognition. The Bolly...

Popular Breakfast Biscuits Are 'Laden With Excess Sugar', Report Finds

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 20.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle

If you've started ditching cereal in favour of breakfast biscuits, you might want to reassess your choices. New research has compared the sugar conten...