UK Lifestyle

"Are YOU Beach Body Ready?" Oh, PLEASE. Why I Love Being Healthy AND I Hate This Ad

Hannah Jane Thompson | Posted 24.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Hannah Jane Thompson

I was particularly affronted to be greeted with this monstrosity of an advert on my daily commute this morning. Funny, I thought I was just minding my own business in my usual spot on the London Underground Jubilee line platform. But NOPE, actually I should be PERMANENTLY stressing over whether my body is "beach ready". Duh.

Donal's Vietnamese Adventure: Hanoi Street Food!

Donal Skehan | Posted 24.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Donal Skehan

My new series Follow Donal started on Food Network UK this week! Here's a behind the scenes vlog from when we filmed the series- a street food tour with my Vietnamese buddy TT!

The Five Reasons Men Cheat - And Why It Doesn't Need to Mean the End of a Relationship

Katy Horwood | Posted 24.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Katy Horwood

It's crap when someone cheats on you. You're likely to be hurt, angry, and of course, take the betrayal personally. But there is more than one reason for infidelity and cheating doesn't always need to mean that a relationship is over.

Your Mind Is Hungry - Feed It

Jared Joffe | Posted 24.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Jared Joffe

As you get older you hopefully realise that 'knowledge is power', and the more of it you possess, the greater your ability will be to adapt to the diverse situations that life can throw at you. To put it simply, if you continue to educate yourself you will become a more well-rounded human being.

Ugly Mugs

Vicky Frankland | Posted 24.04.2015 | UK
Vicky Frankland

It is so important that these smaller charities receive exposure too as they vitally need funding as well. With this in mind, today I want to highlight a charity called "National Ugly Mugs" which aims at protecting sex workers from violent offenders.

Solitary, Poor, Nasty, Brutish and Short

Clare Allington | Posted 24.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Clare Allington

Funny thing about grief is it hits you in waves; some days you can be tootling along quite happily then a smell, or a memory hits you, and yes this is quite embarrassing in public when you burst into tears.

Celebrity Nutritionist Madeleine Shaw: 'It's Cool To Look Strong'

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 01.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Around the UK, people are swapping evenings in the pub for yoga sessions at their local gym. They are turning their backs on fizzy drinks and instead,...

Bounce: History of the Sports Bra

Alison Walker | Posted 23.04.2015 | UK Style
Alison Walker

I've learned a lot about boobs in the last four months. There are no muscles in that area. I thought wearing a sports bra would make the breast dependent and weaken them - but not so. There is no natural support and without support the Coopers Ligaments in the breasts are stretched.

Top 10 Most Useful Travel Hacks

Frontier | Posted 23.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Frontier

Have you ever opened up your suitcase to find that your shoes and socks have left a not so great smell on your clothes; maybe you forgot an adapter and can't charge your phone? Or you wound up losing every single bobby pin and accessory you brought with you?

Election 2015: What The Manifestos Have To Say About Children

The Huffington Post UK | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 05.05.2015 | UK Parents

With the general election looming on 7 May are you still undecided as to who will get your vote? We've been bombarded with information over the las...

Trainer Porn For Women: What's Your Fetish?

The Huffington Post UK | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 23.04.2015 | UK Style

Does the sight of a beautifully crafted pair of trainers turn your head? If so, boy do we have a treat for you... Ever since Celine's creative dire...

Paralysed Girl Surprises Her Nurse By Walking And It's Beautiful

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 23.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle

For 11 days, Bailey Murrill was inexplicably paralysed from the waist down. Doctors were unable to identify why Murrill suddenly had no movement or...

Girl Without Feet Gets Puppy Without A Front Paw And It's Adorable

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 23.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle

A three-year-old girl with prosthetic legs has made a new friend she can really relate to. Earlier this week, Sapphyre Johnson was given a German S...

Gordon Ramsay's Beef Wellington Recipe And 7 More Easy Beef Dishes

The Huffington Post UK | Anna Cafolla | Posted 23.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle

We all love a classic roast dinner - but how many other beef recipes have you mastered? In the video above, Gordon Ramsay demonstrates how easy it is ...

Ode to Love (or My Father)

Jane Fuller | Posted 23.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Jane Fuller

I think if a child is loved and they know they are loved they will always be happy. It is a fundamental knowing that sustains you for the rest of your life - whatever happens. I wish and hope that every child could have that kind of foundation of love - the world would know peace.

Running On Rose Petals

Elaine Benton | Posted 23.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Elaine Benton

There can't be too many Gaucher patients who are physically able and willing to run a marathon. It takes great dedication and determination to prepare for and undertake such an event.

Take These Words Out of the Dictionary - Revisited

Rosie Choueka | Posted 23.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Rosie Choueka

Last November when I was going through treatment for my primary breast cancer I blogged about the top ten words or phrases that, as a breast cancer patient, I feared or loathed the most and wanted removed from the dictionary. In the last few weeks and months since my secondary diagnosis, I've revisited these.

A Cheerful Revolution

Lucy Frederick | Posted 23.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Lucy Frederick

Abby-Jo is thirteen years old and has a pretty vicious form of cancer which is waging war on her body. She is currently on a drug trial which brings with it some hope but also brings hideous side affects which make the poor kid feel like she's in some sort of washing machine of doom.

This Is What The 'Charlie Bit My Finger' Brothers Look Like Now

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 23.04.2015 | UK Parents

In 2007, two little boys named Charlie and Harry became internet sensations when their Dad, Howard, uploaded a video of them to YouTube. The 'Char...

This Is Why Some People Get More Mosquito Bites Than Others

PA/The Huffington Post | Posted 23.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle

If you're a mosquito magnet, it could be your genes that are to blame. Scientists have found evidence that people's genes determine how attractive...

Baby Who Lived For Just 100 Minutes Becomes Britain's Youngest Organ Donor

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.04.2015 | UK Parents

The parents of a baby who died just 100 minutes after he was born say their son "lived and died a hero" after he became Britain's youngest organ donor...

Ten Things That Happen When You Have An Unusual First Name

Brogan Driscoll | Posted 24.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Brogan Driscoll

As anyone with an unusual first name knows (shout out to Blue Ivy, North and Apple) there are many things that happen when you're called something other than Claire, Sarah or Louise. Here are just a few...

A Cultural Change Is Needed So That the Word 'Stalking' Is Not Joked About

Kristiana Wrixon | Posted 22.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Kristiana Wrixon

From the very first day we received calls from victims of stalking who said they felt let down by the criminal justice system, who had been told they should just ignore their stalker or be flattered by the attention.

This Is Why Watching Someone Scratch Makes You Itch

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 22.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle

If watching someone else itch their skin makes you want to scratch away at your own, you're not alone. Studies have shown that people are twice as ...

Salma Hayek Eats A Cricket, But Is Munching Insects A Good Idea?

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 23.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Bizarre celebrity diets are nothing new, yet Salma Hayek has still managed to surprise the internet with her choice of food. The Hollywood actress...