UK Lifestyle

7 Things People Who've Overcome Alcohol Addiction Want You To Know

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 17.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle

If reaching for alcohol feels like a necessity, rather than a choice, it’s a sign you’re suffering from alcohol dependence. But with the support ...

15 Stages Of Having A Day Off Sick From Work

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 16.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Flu season is upon us and we’re all desperately wishing we’d come down with something that means we can spend a guilt-free day sleeping. But the ...

Five Things You Can Change To Help The Environment

Frontier | Posted 16.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Frontier

Recent political developments have exacerbated this air of futility as we find ourselves at a tipping point in regards to the environment and climate action. However these set-backs mean that unity is more important than ever, and doing our individual part to contribute to the whole is vital.

Top Seven Conscious Christmas Shopping Ideas

Samantha Leigh | Posted 16.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Samantha Leigh

Halloween has now passed and so the Christmas festivities begin. Christmas shopping starts and we go to more parties than our livers would like. We start to become consumed in Christmas. Buying more, drinking more, spending more, eating more. Hey, it's Christmas right?

The Least Festive 'Christmas Food' Of 2016

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 16.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Once upon a time, Christmas food meant turkey, stuffing, mulled wine and a good old-fashioned figgy pudding. But then restaurants and fast food chains...

Nail Varnish That Detects Date Rape Drugs Could Be Available Next Year

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 16.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle

A nail varnish designed to detect date rape drugs could be available to buy as early as next year. The product, Undercover Colors, is the brainchild...

Disappointment; The Importance Of Its 'Sting'

Clare Smith | Posted 16.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Clare Smith

I think back to the times that I've really felt aggrieved. It was usually because it was from the people that I least expected it from. I didn't see it coming. I think the biggest disappointments always come from those that you know

Women Stuck In Six-Hour Traffic Jam Came Up With A Great Way To Pass The Time

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 16.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle

One group of women came up with a brilliant way to pass the time when they were trapped in six-hour traffic delays. After smog in Tai’an, China, ca...

We've Found The Perfect Secret Santa Present For Your Colleagues

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 16.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle

If you’ve been roped into office Secret Santa, there’s only one thing you should buy... These ingenious, meeting-hating socks. A photo of the ...

'Hunger Games' Leisure Centres Could Be Coming To A City Near You

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 16.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Fancy getting fit while fearing for your life? Well this could soon be a reality as Lionsgate is opening a series of film-themed leisure centres acros...

Cocktail Baubles Are Here To Fill You With Festive Cheer

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 16.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle

December is just around the corner, which can only mean one thing - it’s officially time to start planning your Christmas decorations. If you’re n...

Tear-Jerking Christmas Advert Imagines Santa With Dementia

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 16.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Alzheimer’s Research UK has released a new Christmas advert that is guaranteed to tug on your heart strings. The advert, narrated by Stephen Fry, f...

Tinder Launches Trans-Inclusive Update To 'Allow Users To Be Themselves'

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 16.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Tinder has launched a new transgender-inclusive feature which allows users to add information about their gender identity. Instead of being restricted...

"A Girl Can't Read That Sort Of Thing Without Her Lipstick"; The Relationship Between Mental Health And Fashion

Steven Williams | Posted 15.11.2016 | UK Style
Steven Williams

I can't easily control the fact my personality may be un-ideal, or that I have the wit of a manatee, and I certainly can't control the thought process of other people, I can however take control and even ownership of the superficial elements of my personal presentation, namely how I dress.

Daughter Buys Mum A Puppy After Finding Out She Is Terminally Ill

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 15.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle

A daughter bought her mum a new puppy as a surprise, after discovering she is terminally ill and has less than a year to live. Sharing the heartbreaki...

13 Tweets That Perfectly Sum Up Your Late Twenties

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 15.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Adulthood is fraught with obstacles that we have to learn to overcome: paying bills, booking our own doctor’s appointments and cooking something oth...

The Ingredients List On Our Clothing Is Changing

Marianne Caroline Hughes | Posted 15.11.2016 | UK Style
Marianne Caroline Hughes

I'm really interested in how consumers will understand the impacts of these new fabrics. Jenny talked about how the company approaches trust and transparency for their customer by using certifications

This Period Song Is The Perfect Tune For Men Who Are Grossed Out By Menstruation

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 15.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle

It’s sad that we still live in a world where some men are grossed out by periods. And that’s why Skit Box’s latest song is so bloody important. ...

New To Running? Nine Reasons Why You Should Parkrun

Kim Scott | Posted 15.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Kim Scott

Despite the brilliant "inclusive" nature of parkruns for some, particularly those new to running it may still seem a step too far. So, by way of reassurance, here are my nine reasons why you should parkrun this weekend.

Sunday Was World Kindness Day! Why We Should Care

Dr George Fieldman | Posted 15.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Dr George Fieldman

Science shows us that people who act altruistically tend to be happier, healthier and, in fact, to live longer themselves. There are numerous studies which show that being kind or being on the receiving end of kindness has many health benefits.

How To Ensure A Vegetarian Diet Doesn't Leave You Malnourished

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 15.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Almost a quarter of vegetarians think they’re malnourished, with many reporting adverse health effects linked to a meat-free diet. A study of almost...

Your Favourite Yoghurt Could Soon Shrink In Bid To Tackle Obesity

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 15.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Shop-bought yoghurts such as Petit Filous and Muller Corners could soon face a major overhaul as part of the government’s plan to tackle obesity. Pu...

Ashley Graham's Barbie Has Thighs That Touch And We Want One

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 15.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Trailblazing model and body image campaigner Ashley Graham can now add “Barbie” to her impressive CV. The 28-year-old was presented with a doll th...

Remember When You Thought You Had It Bad...

Zeyna Sanjania | Posted 15.11.2016 | UK Parents
Zeyna Sanjania

Do you remember? Remember when you thought you had it bad? When your food got cold because you had spent too long trying to get a good Instagram shot of it?

​What's Going On, Donald?

Liza Bel | Posted 15.11.2016 | UK Politics
Liza Bel

On my Facebook feed, at my workplace and at the events I go to - I haven't seen a single Trump supporter. Same goes for my colleagues and friends. ...