UK Lifestyle

11 Tattooed Women On The Double Standards They Face For Being Inked

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 29.03.2016 | UK Lifestyle

In 2016, it's not uncommon for women to have tattoos. All you need to do is take a good look around and you'll find that a lot of female friends, coll...

Fitness Instructor And Man With Down's Syndrome Share Heartwarming Story Of Their Friendship

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 22.03.2016 | UK Lifestyle

People with Down’s syndrome are individuals, with their own strengths, weaknesses, personality traits and interests. Joseph, for example, loves goin...

Touching 'Before And After' Photo Celebrates Man's Best Friend

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 22.03.2016 | UK Lifestyle

A man has shared a beautiful photograph which celebrates a very special 15-year friendship - with none other than his loyal pooch. Imgur user 'KarmaL...

We All Display Traits Of Autism To 'Varying Degrees', Study Finds

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 22.03.2016 | UK Lifestyle

The genes associated with autism "are in all of us", including those who have not been diagnosed with a condition on the spectrum, new research sugges...

Teacher Sheds Almost 12 Stone After Losing Three Relatives To Obesity

Caters | Natasha Hinde | Posted 22.03.2016 | UK Lifestyle

An English teacher has lost 165lbs to save her life after three family members died from health problems related to obesity. Mary Maxwell, 24, was ado...

Man's Fitbit Shows His Heart Rate Dropping After His Girlfriend Moves Out

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 22.03.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Most of us shed a tear or two after a break up, but not Imgur user Johnny Bags. On Monday Bags uploaded a screen shot taken from his Fitbit to the si...

The Best Three Supplements for Added Muscle Mass

David Kingsbury | Posted 22.03.2016 | UK Lifestyle
David Kingsbury

To successfully build muscle in the specific areas that you want requires pre-planning. You need to create an environment within the body of a training stimulus and then ensure that your diet contains the correct nutrition, vitamins and supplements to make it a reality.

A Royal Massage Is Okay, but Here Is Why You Need a Rural One...

Zara Walker | Posted 22.03.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Zara Walker

To even qualify to massage Royalty a masseuse had to be able to sit cross-legged on the ground and lift themselves from the ground with only their fingertips. Thankfully they no longer need to go through that process.

Type 2 Diabetes Could Be 'Reversed' By Making This Simple Change

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 22.03.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Type 2 diabetes patients could completely reverse their condition by sticking to a low calorie diet, new research has suggested. A group of 30 volunte...

Will the Sugar Tax Stop Childhood Obesity?

Chris Hall | Posted 22.03.2016 | UK Parents
Chris Hall

With the release of last week's budget, it seems everyone is talking about the sugar tax. Over the last few days I've read several opinions on whether...

Separate PE Classes for Fat Kids is Not the Answer

Angela Meadows | Posted 22.03.2016 | UK Parents
Angela Meadows

The idea of school PE should be to not only to force children to 'endure' the classes until they're old enough to give them up for good. The ultimate goal should be foster a good relationship with physical activity that sets the children up for a future in which an active lifestyle plays a part.

Bisexual Women Tell Us Everything You Were Too Embarrassed To Ask

The Huffington Post | Eve Hartley | Posted 22.03.2016 | UK Lifestyle

There are some questions that we all want to know the answer to, but when it comes to someone's sexuality, it's not often appropriate to ask. We thou...

Down's Syndrome Awareness Day 2016

Dr Penelope Law | Posted 21.03.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Penelope Law

Around one in every 1000 babies born in the UK will have Down's syndrome; there are approximately 40,000 people in the UK with the condition.

The Top 22 Places To Instagram #Foodporn In the UK

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 21.03.2016 | UK Lifestyle

If you're looking to up your Instagram game, look no further. The team at urban city guide Yelp have rounded up the top spots in the UK for photog...

My Five Year Wedding Anniversary as a Widow

Julia Bryson | Posted 21.03.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Julia Bryson

Five years ago that weekend was one of the happiest days of my life. It was the day I married Roger, my best friend and the man who made me laugh, made me feel spacial, made me feel safe. The father of my children, the one who I wanted to spend the rest of my life with.

The A4 Waist Challenge - Have We Reached the Ultimate Low in Our Obsession With Appearance?

BritChick Paris | Posted 21.03.2016 | UK Lifestyle
BritChick Paris

The A4 challenge is paper thin, and will leave young girls feeling despondent, depressed and disgruntled this week as super skinny photos whizz are around the web. How many of them will turn to diet pills, excessive sport, bulimia even?

Revealed: Why We Close Our Eyes When We Kiss

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 21.03.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Ever wondered why people close their eyes when they kiss? According to psychologists, it's so that our brains can properly focus on what's going on. R...

This Pregnant Dog's Maternity Photoshoot Is Perfection

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 21.03.2016 | UK Lifestyle

A pregnant dog has absolutely nailed her maternity photoshoot. Lilica, who has now given birth to a litter of five puppies, was shot in various poses ...

Cancer Widower Launches Campaign: Dying for a Cure

John Piears | Posted 21.03.2016 | UK Lifestyle
John Piears

The current system for developing cancer drugs depends mostly on private investment from pharmaceutical companies and, as investors demand good returns on their investment, it's no surprise that what we've ended up with is very profitable drugs rather than very effective ones.

Total Eclipse of the Heart: March 2016's Libra Lunar Love Eclipse

Ambi Sitham | Posted 21.03.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Ambi Sitham

Eclipses follow a pattern of sorts in that they occur in 'sets' of a pair of opposing zodiac signs, almost six months apart and usually over a two year period. As above, so below, and over the course of the set the themes of consciousness of the traits and life areas governed by the eclipse zodiac signs plays out in both our lives and the lives of those around us.

Lost in Translation

Christine Elliott | Posted 21.03.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Christine Elliott

My hope for Down Syndrome Awareness Day March 21 would be the elimination of 'suffer' when referring to Down syndrome such as 'he suffers from Down syndrome'. Most people with Down syndrome are living full happy healthy lives without pain unless they get seriously ill or hurt but having Down syndrome itself is not a life of suffering.

Here's Why You Need a Sleep Revolution Instead of Counting Sheep for Insomnia

Kiran Ram | Posted 21.03.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Kiran Ram

Whether you have occasional poor sleep or downright chronic insomnia, don't for a slightest moment think that dangerous, addictive sleep drugs are your only answer. Instead, take a close look at what may be behind your "night owl syndrome" so your restless nights can finally come to an end. Imagine, sleeping soundly like a baby every night!

This Advert Wants You To Look At Down's Syndrome Differently

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 21.03.2016 | UK Lifestyle

People with Down's syndrome hope and dream, just like any other person. To emphasise this point, actress Olivia Wilde stars in a new advert created...

Things I've Learned From Chronic Illness

Sarah Brook | Posted 21.03.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Sarah Brook

When you're recovering from a chronic illness, you're rarely thinking about how it might be a 'meaningful experience', a 'learning curve' or a 'very important time in your life'. You're mainly thinking about how sh*t everything is.

Woman's Pregnancy Hope After Receiving Frozen Ovary Taken From Body Before Puberty

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 21.03.2016 | UK Lifestyle

A woman who had her ovary removed and frozen as a child has had the organ implanted back into her body so she can become a mother. If the transplant p...