UK Lifestyle

Win Elemis Skin Products Worth £175

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle

To celebrate the 10th anniversary of the multi-award-winning Frangipani Monoi range, August sees the launch of Elemis' new Frangipani Monoi Body Cream...

This Heart Attack Blood Test Could Save Thousands Of Lives

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 11.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Heart disease is the leading cause of death both in the UK and worldwide. According to the NHS coronary heart disease it is responsible for round ...

When Did Skinny Shaming Become Okay?

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 11.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Body shaming happens to those of all shapes and sizes and the latest person to come under criticism for their physique is Australian TV presenter Rebe...

What's The Best Way To Clean Your Teeth?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle

You've more than likely been brushing your teeth for years and by now consider yourself a pro - but you may well be cleaning in a different way to you...

Why Working In A Windowless Office Is Damaging Your Health

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle

When it's sunny outside, sitting in an office with artificial lighting all day is bound to make you feel miserable - and new research has shown workin...

This Week I Ate... Toto's

William Sitwell | Posted 10.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
William Sitwell

The menu was classic, it had promise... But the two-million pound refurbish, the high-ceilingness, the excellent wines and great service simply could not disguise the hollowness that existed at the centre of my experience.

Amanda Byram: Italian Retreats, Masseria San Domenico, Puglia

The Spa Spy | Posted 08.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
The Spa Spy

Dipped, dunked and steeped in history, like a crispy biscuit in a cup of tea that survived the test of the heat, Masseria San Domenico remains solid and magnificent. The whitewashed fifteenth-century building is nestled deep amongst 60 hectares of ancient olive groves.

What Do You Think Of The New 'Creepy' Charlie And The Chocolate Factory Cover?

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 08.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Most of us who were Roald Dahl fans as kids loved Charlie and the Chocolate Factory for Willy Wonka, its 'good conquers evil' core, Oompa-Loompas and,...

Humanists Can Be Proud of Britain

Andrew Copson | Posted 07.10.2014 | UK
Andrew Copson

1000 humanists from over 60 countries are assembling in Oxford today for the 2014 World Humanist Congress. This triennial gathering of members of the International Humanist and Ethical Union (IHEU) unites men and women from across the globe who believe that we can live ethical and fulfilling lives on the basis of reason and humanity alone, without religious beliefs.

How Real Is Dove's 'Real Beauty' Campaign?

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 08.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Dove's Real Beauty campaign is all about championing natural beauty and body acceptance - but how 'real' are the women who appear in the adverts? T...

These #FeministsAreUgly Selfies Prove Feminists Are Hot - But Should We Care?

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 08.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Ask your average chauvinist what he thinks about feminists and the answer will likely be along the lines of "they're all hairy, ugly and single and ha...

Up to the Skies...

Caragh Little | Posted 07.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Caragh Little

The International Space Station is making bright, low passes through the late summer night sky this month. On a cool, clear night, I watched its smooth, stately progress from west to east - seemingly just at the top end of my street.

This Drug Could Help Thousands With Breast Cancer, So Why Has It Been Rejected?

PA/ The Huffington Post UK | Posted 08.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle

The advances in cancer treatments are remarkable but unfortunately, also costly. A drug that can extend the lives of some women with an advanced f...

Could 'Love Nuggets' Save Your Relationship?

Lowenna Waters | Posted 07.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Lowenna Waters

Everyone loves being treated to an indulgent gift by his or her partner... However, a recent study by charity OnePlusOne revealed that those large, grandiose gestures are not the ones we cherish most. In fact, nothing says, "I love you", more than small, thoughtful everyday things like making your partner a cup of tea.

One % Practice, 99 % Facebook

Matt D Ryan | Posted 07.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Matt D Ryan

It seems we are no longer assessing our self-development by self-inquiry but by the amount of blue thumbs up we get on our status update. When our sense of worth is hinging on social media, it's time we think about quitting. I mean, what the hell is going on here?

The Porch House, Stow-on-the-Wold - Review

Beth Brookfield | Posted 07.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Beth Brookfield

With a long main street lined with shops, restaurants, pubs and boutiques, we were excited to arrive in Stow-on-the-Wold and were looking forward to a wander around before the rain arrived and dampened our plans. Fortunately we were checking into England's Oldest Inn, The Porch House, for the night and despite being early, they had our room ready for us to check in to.

Travel Minus Four Weeks: The First Goodbye

Chloe Palmer | Posted 07.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Chloe Palmer

Earlier this year I decided to change my life forever. On 30th January 2014 I made my way down to Dorset to attend the funeral of my Grandmother May... her passing reminded me of two facts: life is too short not to grasp every opportunity and life is far too long to regret the big choices you didn't make.

There's a Stigma of Being Short and We're All Subconsciously Contributing to It

Vicky Chan | Posted 07.10.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Vicky Chan

Height is just one of the many ways in which our prejudices are formed. It's creating unnecessary barriers for vertically challenged people who have just as much potential as normal-to-above-average height people. It's not the most vital problem out there, but it is a problem nonetheless.

Do You Really Need To Resort To Sexy Schoolgirls To Sell Clothes American Apparel?

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 07.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Time and time again we see retailers resorting to shock tactics in the bid for our attention - and controversial brand American Apparel is perhaps on...

Rachel Moss

How Lego's New Female Scientist Toys Could Change The Future

HuffingtonPost.com | Rachel Moss | Posted 07.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Despite making up 46% of the overall UK workforce, government figures show that women hold just 15.5% of jobs in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineerin...

Nine Lessons From Global Leaders: Why We Should Stop Making Choices

Najite Phoenix | Posted 09.10.2014 | UK
Najite Phoenix

Lots of us believe that personal freedom lies in the ability to make choices. We live in a society that tells us that freedom lies in the ability to c...

What 50% of Us Are Now Thinking About When Buying Our Next Car

Shivvy Jervis | Posted 06.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Shivvy Jervis

For years we've trusted car mechanics to keep one of our biggest financial investments in working order. But do we really know the ins and outs of our car? How often are we getting ripped off for repairs?

How Regular Screening Could Decrease Prostate Cancer

PA/ The Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle

According to the Office of National Statistics prostate cancer is the most common cancer for men, accounting for 26% of all cancer cases - but new re...

Your Favourite Cheese May Contain More Salt Than Sea Water

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 07.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle

For those partial to some cheeky cheese and crackers in the evening, we have some bad news. Research published in British Medical Journal has revea...

Fancy Something Different From Your BBQ? Try Mexican...

The Huffington Post UK | Jen Barton | Posted 12.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle

If you're looking to add some adventure to your summer barbecue, why not spice things up with a Mexican-themed twist? We're not just talking about ...