UK Lifestyle

Live Your Best Life

Dr Diahanne Rhiney | Posted 17.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Diahanne Rhiney

People often say to me 'I am living!' Yes, we are all breathing, waking up in the morning and going to work and doing our best to get by. Yet, I wonder how many of us are merely existing. There is a vast difference between the two. Whilst this is something I have often pondered on (especially since the sudden passing of my mother), this film really brought it home to me.

Half A Million Older Men Suffer From Loneliness, Charity Warns

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 17.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Almost a third of older men who have long-term health problems are lonely, according to a new report from Age UK. Over the next 14 years, the charity ...

Elderly Couple's Anniversary Photo Shoot Is Beyond Adorable

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 16.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle

An elderly Chinese couple have showed their love for one another is still going strong in a stunning photoshoot. Wang Lijin, 95, and Huang Caozen me...

How to Keep Your Joints Healthy: Six-Step Guide

Petra Kravos | Posted 16.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Petra Kravos

I've been there. Unable to walk properly and cycle. The knee injury left me frustrated and sad but I didn't give up. I continued with my rehab exercises until things got better (it was a long recovery). I can now walk and cycle ok but my knees are not what they used to be (I still get knee pain sometimes).

Five Health Reasons to Sleep Well

Dr Sally Norton | Posted 16.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Sally Norton

Tiredness from lack of sleep doesn't just make it hard to function the next day. Sleep problems like insomnia can increase our risk of health problems such as obesity, type 2 diabetes, heart disease and depression. Being tired also reduces will-power making it harder to lose weight and keep up healthier behaviours.

Louis Theroux Shares A Heartwarming Update On Joe From 'Drinking To Oblivion'

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 16.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Louis Theroux has shared a touching selfie with one of the people who appeared in his documentary on alcohol addiction. Joe, was in a bad way the firs...

Activists Troll Baker Saying Her Lifelike Cakes 'Encourage Animal Cruelty'

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 16.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle

A baker who creates lifelike animal cakes has come under fire from animal rights activists who say she is "encouraging animal cruelty". Hannah Edwards...

Ditch The Rosé, It's Time To Try Orange Wine

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 16.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Forget red, white or rosé because there's a new wine in town - and it's an oh-so-summery colour. Experts have said orange wine is set to take the UK ...

Eating Nuts Could Reduce Prostate Cancer Death Risk, Study Finds

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 16.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Men who have prostate cancer could reduce their risk of death by eating nuts, new research suggests. In a study of 47,000 men over a period of 26 year...

Aldi Sells 'World's Most Expensive Beef' For Just £7.29

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 16.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle

You can always rely on Aldi to take one of the world's priciest types of beef and make it affordable. The retailer is now selling high quality Wagyu ...

Women To Receive 'Three-In-One' Breast Cancer Tests To Speed Up Diagnosis

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 16.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Women who may have breast cancer will soon be offered a three-in-one test to speed up diagnosis, the NHS watchdog NICE has said. Under revised standar...

What Mental Illness Looks Like

Fiona Kennedy | Posted 16.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Fiona Kennedy

I knew that while I would get great energy from them, and it would possibly help take the national conversation about mental health a little further, it would also knock the stuffing out of me and the fallout wouldn't be worth the whatever slim gain may have been made.

The Kitchen Renovation Survival Guide

Vicki Marinker | Posted 16.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Vicki Marinker

Now that I have had the time to appreciate the kitchen in all its glory and cook for two sets of guests, I can pass on some of the things I've learned along the way - through trial and error.

Feelings, Hormones and Terrorism

Wendy Wason | Posted 16.06.2016 | UK Parents
Wendy Wason

I thought it would get easier as they get older but it doesn't. They ask more questions, have opinions and need to discuss their feelings. Ante-natal classes covered how I felt. Not them.

Grandma Who Did Polite Google Search Gets Loveliest Reply From Google

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 16.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Earlier this week one grandma made headlines after her grandson, Ben John, shared a screenshot of an incredibly well-mannered Google search he'd found...

The Case for Eating Lunch Outside the Office

Vana C. Koutsomitis | Posted 15.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Vana C. Koutsomitis

When was the last time you took time to meet someone for lunch outside the office? According to research in the UK, it probably wasn't recently. It is a real shame that the business lunch has been dying out because I am a firm believer in taking the time to get to know someone out of the office environment. If you want to seal a deal, or make a business partnership, I believe it is best to do so over lunch.

Desperate to Be a Dad? Read On...

Veronica Montgomery | Posted 15.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Veronica Montgomery

Male factor affects one in twenty men, so is actually very common, around 90% of cases that we treat will require intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI). This procedure requires fewer normal sperm than nature and the sperm is injected directly in to the egg to fertilize.

7 Reasons To Take A Staycation With The Kids This Year!

Scott Taylor | Posted 15.06.2016 | UK Parents
Scott Taylor

Fancy an exhilarating holiday but Santorini is just a tad out of your budget? Tenerife not really to your taste, but you still crave fun and adventure? If so, then 2016 may be the perfect time for you to take a lauded staycation. No doubt, as every beach craving Brit would, you still have your concerns over what the UK can offer so I've picked out my top 7 reasons why you should take a UK staycation with the kids in 2016.

The Things They Say When You're Depressed...

Hayley McLean | Posted 15.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Hayley McLean

Non-depressed people don't wake up feeling down for no reason, feeling like there's a cloud hanging over them every single time they open their eyes on a new day...

How To Clean A Chopping Board To Avoid Stains

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 15.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Chopping boards, particularly wooden ones, have a habit of looking grubby after a few uses, despite how often you rinse them. But thankfully there's ...

7 Animal Therapy Initiatives Changing People's Lives

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 15.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Animals are wonderful for many reasons. They're cuddly, they keep us company during our loneliest hours and they have this magical ability to make us ...

Drinking 'Very Hot' Drinks May Cause Cancer, Report Finds

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 15.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Drinking coffee may increase your risk of cancer, but only if it's piping hot, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has said. In a new report the WHO's...

Amelia Gapin Becomes First Trans Woman To Appear On Cover Of Women's Running Magazine

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 16.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Runner Amelia Gapin has appeared on the cover of Women's Running magazine - in what is a world first for the transgender community. Gapin, 33, is a co...

Woman Has Horrendous Reaction To Poison Ivy, Sister Responds Accordingly

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 15.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle

A woman's unfortunate brush with poison ivy left her hospitalised with bulging eyes. But that didn't stop her sister from completely ripping her for i...

Finally, Eating At McDonald's Can Get You A Six Pack

The Huffington Post | Ryan Barrell | Posted 15.06.2016 | UK Comedy

The fine people of continental Europe have been lucky enough to experience ordering beer in McDonald's for a long time, and now Austrian restaurants a...