UK Lifestyle

From Prada to Prayer "How I Went From Consumerism to Buddhism"

Kiesha Meikle | Posted 29.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Kiesha Meikle

For some reason, I seem completely unable to enjoy the present moment without planning or starting my next move 'forward'. I find it very difficult to just be in the now. There are just so many distractions and if I am honest, most of them are unnecessary and self enforced.

Teen Bodybuilder Consumes 5000 Calories A Day, Beats Men Twice His Age

Barcroft Media | Posted 03.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Teen bodybuilder Daveon Hill is so dedicated to his sport, he scoffs 5,000 calories a day and wakes at 4am to hit the gym. The 18-year-old has give...

The Dummies Guide To Making Pancakes

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Pancake Day is upon us - the one day out of the year when the calories you consume from eating 10 pancakes don't count. (Not really). Still, what's...

Be You

Ben Hansen Hicks | Posted 01.05.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Ben Hansen Hicks

Are you happy with yourself? I hope, even if it takes you some time, or even just an early morning commute in which you end up discussing the finer side of fundamental philosophy at 08.33 on an otherwise dreary and gloomy commute from Southampton to Bristol, that your reply is an earth-shattering yes.

This Week I Ate... Colbert, Andrew Edmonds and Dangerous Canapes

William Sitwell | Posted 02.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle
William Sitwell

I think the eternal optimist in me might be gently moving towards a half empty glass position. This is distressing as it seems to confirm that one has well and truly crossed over and landed well onto the wrong side of 40, with no way back...

Why Are Young Asian Girls Invisible When It Comes to Eating Disorders?

Akeela Ahmed | Posted 02.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Akeela Ahmed

We know that in our society there is huge cultural pressure on young people and in particular girls to be skinny, waif like and attain impossible barbie like body shapes. The gendered link between media pressure and eating disorders is inescapable. But frustratingly just as women from ethnic minorities are absent from everyday media appearances, the fact that they too are also subjected to the same cultural pressures and resultant illnesses, is also absent.

'Seaweed Helps Lose Weight By Preventing Body From Absorbing Fat', Research Suggests

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Fat-busting seaweed could be the future of weight loss, new research suggests. Scientists have identified a natural seaweed fibre that prevents the...

Let's Talk About Food, Baby

Sophia Parsons | Posted 29.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Sophia Parsons

The notion of food and eating is a complicated business, particularly for us females. It is probably one of the topics we discuss the most. A friend recently sent me an article that was depicting common girl thoughts and habits when it came to food. It made statements such as 'becoming emotional once you've finished your food',

A Little Internet Knowledge Can Be a Dangerous Thing

Shihab S Joi | Posted 29.04.2014 | UK Tech
Shihab S Joi

Calling bullshit as often as we do means we've started to become mistrustful of the little knowledge we are presented with. From bogus quotes and photoshopped images to out and out lies dressed as news, it's all out there to fit agendas, appease trouble makers and rile up the stupid.

How To Stop Headaches: Best Foods To Ease The Pounding Pain

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle

There's no such thing as a good time for headaches and as easy as it is to pop a painkiller, it is inevitable to go through some of the searing pain u...

Nom! Superb Lamb Recipes For Spring

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle

As the start of New Zealand lamb season begins, we find ourselves wondering about the tastiest ways to re-introduce it into our food repertoire. H...

The Top Five Perils of Working in the Sex Industry

Jacky Donovan | Posted 29.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Jacky Donovan

Contrary to society's beliefs, as a dominatrix I have never been in any physical or mental danger. Only at the mercy of everyday life, people's prejudices and annoying habits...

WATCH: What Happens To The Body When You Poo?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle

It's a fact - everybody poos. But is it something we take for granted? Instead of flicking through the latest magazine or newspaper while sat on th...

Seth Rogen Gives Emotional Speech To Congress About Alzheimer's Disease But Politicians Walk Out

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 28.02.2014 | UK

NEW YORK -- Actor Seth Rogen gave a funny yet touching speech to Congress on Wednesday to highlight the lack of funding for Alzheimer’s disease in t...

WATCH: Can Your Toes Predict Your Personality?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Flashing your toes in a pair of sandals could reveal more about you than just your favourite nail varnish colour. Yes, according to experts, everyt...

10 Best Healthy Snacks To Beat Those Office Cravings

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 27.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle

When you're stuck at your desk all day, it's hard to stay true to those healthy eating vows. By 3pm on Monday afternoon, most of us are already cravin...

Relationship Advice: The Dos And Don'ts Of Texting While Dating

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 27.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle

In today's world of emoticons and abbreviations, it's easy to get lost in translation when it comes to texting your date or potential love interest. ...

WATCH: How To Get The Perfect Bottom

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle

In the quest for the perfect bottom many opt for cosmetic surgery or bottom-lifting underwear. But in all honesty, there really is no substitute than ...

What Everybody Ought to Know About Bullies

Annie Ashdown | Posted 28.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Annie Ashdown

Hold your ground; this is crucial when confronting a bully. Imagine they are a professional fighter in a ring and you are in the audience with no protective gear on and they are desperately trying to hook you in the ring for a fight. DON'T get in the ring.

So Just How Do We Get Our Kids Eating Healthier?

Rob Blakeman | Posted 28.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Rob Blakeman

If we really want to know how we can correct our children's eating habits we need to understand that it isn't the kids who are at fault, it's our assumptions about the kids that have brought us to this point.

Breastfeeding Advocacy Isn't Anti-Formula Feeders

Chrissy Chittenden | Posted 28.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Chrissy Chittenden

So, here's what breastfeeding-advocacy isn't: It isn't anti-formula users. Breastfeeding advocacy is about wanting new parents to have access to ALL the facts about how they feed their babies. This includes the risks of using formula milk as a breastmilk substitute...

Sport, Sexism and Cheerleading

Jane Ashworth | Posted 27.04.2014 | UK Sport
Jane Ashworth

Cheerleading is hard work. See if you can do it. Try a dozen star jumps from a crouched down position, twizzle in the air and chant at the top of your voice at the same time. Unless you go to the gym more than every now and then, I bet you can't do it.

Saving the World in Heels When Disaster Strikes

Diana Verde Nieto | Posted 27.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Diana Verde Nieto

Why is it always those friends whose wardrobes are creaking under the weight of idle purchases, who are desperate to borrow something to wear? Enter T and a third date with a banker as fickle as her taste in Nicholas Kirkwood shoes: A scenario prompting a 'WARDROBE CRISIS!!!!'

Heart Attack And Stroke Risk Can Double After Loss Of A Loved One

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 26.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Losing a loved one is heartbreaking in any case. Little did we know however, is that bereavement can lead to serious cardiovascular issues. Grief d...

How To Lower Cholesterol: Try Eating Lots Of Strawberries

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 26.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Everybody's favourite red summer fruit can offer more than just a great refreshing desert or a seductive treat, it has some serious health benefits. ...