UK Lifestyle

16 Things You Only Know If You've Been Breadcrumbed

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 22.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle

If you have ever swiped into the world of online dating, you will undoubtedly be familiar with the concept of breadcrumbing. This is where someone lea...

Having Sexist Ideas May Be Harming Men's Mental Health, Study Suggests

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 22.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Harbouring sexist ideas has a negative impact on men’s mental health, new research suggests. The study found that men who see themselves as “play...

Touching Moment Son Tells Adopted Father He's Taking His Surname

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 22.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Lucky was raised by adopted parents John and Kathy Keith since birth and recently, he decided to take their surname. He revealed his plans to John by ...

This Foldable Coffee Cup Is Great News For The Planet (And Mornings)

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 22.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle

In the UK, more than seven million paper cups are sold every day from coffee shops - many of which contain non-recyclable parts. After being used, mos...

Here’s How To Make Sure Your Relationship Survives Cuckolding

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 22.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle

For most couples, seeing their partner have sex with a stranger would spell disaster for their future together, but not for everyone. Cuckolding - wh...

'Imagine Having A Cripple In Charge Of A Country'

Layla Harding | Posted 22.11.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Layla Harding

It's Disability History Month and the theme this year is disability and language. It's amazing what impact someone's language can have on others, and it has me thinking about how impactful people's words and actions can be.

Teens Could Fill A Bathtub With The Amount Of Sugary Drink They Consume Each Year

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 21.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle

The average teenager guzzles almost a bathtub full of sugary drinks every year, new research suggests. Data from the National Diet and Nutrition Surve...

Revealed: The Shocking Nutritional Content Of Your Favourite High Street Sushi

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 22.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Each day thousands of Brits reject the traditional sandwich and buy sushi in the quest of a healthy lunch. In fact, last year high street brand Itsu s...

The Definitive Ranking Of Christmas Chocolate As Voted For By You

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 21.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Tis the season to eat our body weight in chocolate and have absolutely no remorse. But what is your sugary weapon of choice? Perhaps you are a family...

Why Couples Aren't Discussing Their Retirement Plans

Tamsin Kelly | Posted 06.01.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Retirement is a whole new chapter in your lives together but research from Aviva shows that more than a quarter of couples are failing to discuss thei...

Photographer Makes Hats For His Pet Cats Using Their Own Fur

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 21.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Most of us are repulsed by hairballs, but not photographer Ryo Yamazaki. He collects lumps of fur that his cats have shed and recycles them into tiny,...

Stunning Photo Series Captures The Beauty Of People With Albinism

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 21.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle

A photographer has captured the “hypnotising beauty” of people with albinism in a fairytale-like photo project. Yulia Taits, a photographer and gr...

Two In Three Supermarket Chickens Harbour Antibiotic-Resistant E.coli, Study Finds

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 21.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle

More than two thirds of supermarket chickens are now infected with E.coli, a study has found. Roughly 78% of fresh chicken sold at supermarkets in Eng...

Get Between The Barking Dog And The Moose

Marti Leimbach | Posted 21.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Marti Leimbach

I study pet behaviour but I make a living as a writer. I write mornings in a quiet kitchen, the only noises being the hum of the fridge or the slow, hypnotic rhythm of the washing machine. The dogs lie in great clumps of fur at my feet, resting.

Chasing 'Perfect'

Lisa Valentine | Posted 21.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Lisa Valentine

The seemingly new found trend and glorification of busy is a worrying one. It almost feels like one big grown up game of Top Trumps. Who can be the busiest? Who can be that mythical, perfect human being whilst the majority of us secretly feel like we're failing at this adult malarkey?

10 Tips For Getting Your Five-A-Day Without Spending A Fortune

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 21.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle

A leading GP has said the Government should stop advising people to get their five-a-day because it’s demoralising to those who can’t afford to do...

Reimagining A Life

Laura Elliott | Posted 21.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Laura Elliott

There's an odd permeation of feeling that happens when illness creeps into a life. It's a strange feeling to understand, both from within the illness and outside of it, but it's an even stranger undertaking to try and articulate that change.

My Eczema And My Tattoo

Richard Davis | Posted 21.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Richard Davis

Be it put on paper, cardboard, a computer screen or even on a drunken half-naked friend with a permanent marker, the plan of getting a tattoo is not often the most celebrated idea. What troubles my family members and GPs more is due to me having an irritating skin condition - eczema.

BBC '100 Women Of 2016' List Teaches Us A Little Defiance Goes A Long Way

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 21.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle

If this year has taught us anything it’s that women must challenge the status quo in order to be the change they want to see. Hillary Clinton may no...

This Company Start The Day At An Oddly Specific Time To Get More Work Done

The Huffington Post | Nitya Rajan | Posted 21.11.2016 | UK

Staff at Silicon Valley firm, Pivotal, start their day at a very specific time, 9:06am. Why 9:06am? Well, founder and chief executive Rob Mee says it ...

How Social Media Could Be Affecting Your Future Financial Happiness

The Huffington Post | Jackie Gallego | Posted 06.01.2017 | UK Lifestyle

According to new research from Aviva and the Future Foundation (1), many of those born between the early 1980s and 2000 are dealing with the tricky is...

Selena Gomez Delivers Some Home Truths About Mental Wellbeing At The AMAs

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 21.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Everyone needs a break every now and then, including global superstars like Selena Gomez. On Sunday, the singer delivered a refreshingly honest speech...

Transgender Day Of Remembrance: We Remember Them, Because They Were Known To Us

Rebecca Fox | Posted 20.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Rebecca Fox

The exact number of trans people killed each year is unknown. The deaths are collated from newspaper and media reports from around the world. What we do know is that being transgender puts your life at risk.

Real-Life Footage Shows The 'Magic' That Can Happen When You Meet Your Neighbours

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 18.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Only half of us know the names of our neighbours, but a new campaign is aiming to change that by bringing community spirit back to Britain. The initi...

As Scarlett Moffatt's Bell's Palsy Resurfaces, We Find Out What Exactly It Is

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 18.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Gogglebox star Scarlett Moffatt has been ruled out of some Bushtucker Trials on ‘I’m A Celebrity’ because she suffers from facial paralysis. Th...