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How to Get What You Want

Steve Miller | Posted 06.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Steve Miller

Yes I acknowledge life has changed in many ways, but in my view it is very much for the better. I speak as someone who had a council house upbringing with my mum working as a cleaner and dad working in a factory type of environment.

The Kissing Booth and the Robot

Julie Elizabeth | Posted 06.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Julie Elizabeth

A road and a pane of glass separated us but I still blushed and swayed in my chair as I tried to hide my noticeable swoon from my friend. A grin spread over my face that didn't depart for the remainder of the afternoon. I was smitten.

If Film Has the Power to Turn BDSM Mainstream, The Masses Should Be Watching 'The Duke of Burgundy', not 'Fifty Shades of Grey'.

Natalie de Winter | Posted 06.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Natalie de Winter

if mass popularism of BDSM is coming, some of our friends and acquaintances are going to get into it, or come out that they're already into it. Then, being supportive friends, it's going to impact our life too. With Fifty Shades of Grey as a point of reference, we'll get theme park BDSM.

Four Ways to End Your War With Food

Dr. Bernadette Rock | Posted 06.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Dr. Bernadette Rock

We often think that dieting or restricting our food intake will solve our weight and food battles, and that willpower and strict discipline are key to achieving results. When I battled with food, I defined slip-ups as failures and the 'slim' clothes in my wardrobe were a constant reminder of my shortcomings.

Can Anywhere Ever Rival Ibiza?!

Louisa Newton | Posted 06.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Louisa Newton

This new man-made island will be dedicated 'solely to partying' with two mega clubs, four beach clubs, five hotels and 100 restaurants. But building clubs is no guarantee it could rival Ibiza.

The Five Keys of Workplace Resilience

Angela Smith | Posted 06.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Angela Smith

Compassion is a wonderful key to have in your life in general, but most people don't think of it as being that useful in their jobs. Compassion for others is important, yes, but also remember to be compassionate with yourself.

Tanzania's Best Beaches

Marc Harris | Posted 06.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Marc Harris

Unlike its southerly competitors, East Africa can offer both a safari holiday and a beach holiday in one easy trip. The famous Indian Ocean coastline of Tanzania is just a couple of hours (and sometimes even less!) from several world-class game viewing areas.

"Why Can't I Lose Weight?"

Dr Patrick Bowler | Posted 06.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Patrick Bowler

Britain is far from healthy. In fact, one in four Britons are classified as obese, but I think it is safe to say we are all painfully aware of the problem; a survey recently reported that women will go on twice as many diets in their lifetime than they will have lovers.

A Look at the Working Landscape in 2035

Maite Baron | Posted 06.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Maite Baron

The future isn't set in stone, however it is clear that technology will highly impact the working population, in some cases for the better and in others for the worse, and the reality is that everyone is vulnerable to these changes.

Would You Believe This Woman Is Eight Months Pregnant?

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 06.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Sarah Stage is over 8 months pregnant, but judging from her maternity pictures, she's not your average mum-to-be. The 31-year-old model has been do...

A Mini-Break With My Sister

Lucy Karsten | Posted 06.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Lucy Karsten

The downside of a mini-break with your little sister is that there is no sex. The upsides are that you can only pack one set of clothes (in my case, three jumpers, and no change of socks) and still have an absolutely lovely time.

Three Weeks in New Zealand - Travel Tips and Tales

Lucy Self | Posted 06.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Lucy Self

It turns out, once I'd cleared up any pre-conceptions about the food scene, I fell as hard for New Zealand's beauty as I did for the man who brought me there. First step: extend that map in my mind to include a 'must revisit' pin. Second step: learn to drive...

Student Only Realised She Was Attracted To Women After Friend Changed Tinder Preferences As A Joke

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 09.03.2015 | UK Universities & Education

Syra Johal and Grace Goddard always considered themselves to be straight, until they started using dating app Tinder. It was only when one of Syra'...

Terminally Ill Woman Gets Her Dying Wish To See Art Exhibition

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 06.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle

A terminally ill woman was granted her dying wish on Wednesday when a charity organised a private viewing of a Rembrandt exhibition. The 78-year-ol...

Fancy A Black Frog Burger?

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 06.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Yep, this is real. Continuing the trend of truly strange things coming out of Japan and weird burgers popping up all over the place, a museum has d...

Breastfeeding Mum Says EasyJet Told Her To Cover Up On Flight

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 08.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Despite thousands of women showing their support for public breastfeeding in the last year, some mothers are still being made to feel uncomfortable wh...

'Beautiful People' Dating Site Bans 3,000 People For 'Letting Themselves Go'

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 06.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle

A dating site exclusively for "attractive" people has culled more than 3,000 members for losing their looks or gaining weight. ...

When Hospital Isn't the Safest Place to Be

Steve Ford | Posted 06.03.2015 | UK
Steve Ford

From January 2013 to December 2014 people with Parkinson's were subject to over 3,300 avoidable medication errors in hospitals across England. Almost 600 of these caused discernible harm including increased pain, severe rigidity and hallucinations.

We Are Part of the Generation That Says No to FGM

Lisa Zimmerman | Posted 06.03.2015 | UK
Lisa Zimmerman

Through their dissemination, the young people have reached over 1,000 girls directly, and many, many more through their films, educational resources and music videos. In the last 12 months, we've provided training and advice to over 2,400 frontline professionals and other adults across the UK. Raising public awareness is key to all this change and media plays a critical role. The Comic Relief documentary for BBC Three, Stop Cutting Our Girls: A Comic Relief Special is an excellent example of this and we are all hoping it will reach a new audience.

Jobseekers are People, Not Just Statistics

Teresa Scott | Posted 05.03.2015 | UK
Teresa Scott

I believe that now the economy is back on track and the statistics consistently tell a positive story, perhaps it is time to remember that people are people, and to really think about what is holding back those who remain unemployed and what we all can do to help them.

10 Things You Need To Know Before You Use Legal Solutions To Solve Emotional Problems

Suzi Godson | Posted 05.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Suzi Godson

Law practitioners who were interviewed for the study also reported that dominant characters, usually professional men, often deliberately chose mediation because they believed that they would be able to control their partners best in this process.

Rare Genetic Condition Is 'Turning This Boy Into Stone'

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 05.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Joey Suchanek just wants to be like other young men, but tragically, his body is slowly "turning into stone." He has a rare genetic disorder called...

5 Easy Exercises To Help You Get Fit Fast

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 05.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle

If you've got a busy schedule (or you just hate the gym) the best way to tone and strengthen muscles quickly is to do exercises that work your whole b...

How Much Sugar Should You Eat Per Day?

PA/ The Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle

If you've got a sweet tooth, you're not going to be a fan of the World Health Organisation's (WHO) new guidelines around sugar. The United Nations...

A Compassionate Voice

Sharon Bull | Posted 05.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Sharon Bull

I lost my job as a top sales executive with a British brand leader, my company car, wardrobe of designer clothes and shoes, credit cards, my home and consequently my self-respect, because I placed all this material stuff above everything else.