UK Lifestyle

This Advert Wants You To Look At Down's Syndrome Differently

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 21.03.2016 | UK Lifestyle

People with Down's syndrome hope and dream, just like any other person. To emphasise this point, actress Olivia Wilde stars in a new advert created...

Things I've Learned From Chronic Illness

Sarah Brook | Posted 21.03.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Sarah Brook

When you're recovering from a chronic illness, you're rarely thinking about how it might be a 'meaningful experience', a 'learning curve' or a 'very important time in your life'. You're mainly thinking about how sh*t everything is.

Woman's Pregnancy Hope After Receiving Frozen Ovary Taken From Body Before Puberty

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 21.03.2016 | UK Lifestyle

A woman who had her ovary removed and frozen as a child has had the organ implanted back into her body so she can become a mother. If the transplant p...

Marks & Spencer Just Made Baking So Much Easier

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 21.03.2016 | UK Lifestyle

If your baking skills are well and truly naff, then Marks and Sparks has your back. The retailer has revealed it will be selling microwaveable cakes y...

Heartbroken Dog Who Stared At Walls After Adoption Fell Through Finds New Home

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 21.03.2016 | UK Lifestyle

A shelter dog has finally been rehomed after heartbreaking images of him hopelessly staring at a wall emerged online. The pitbull mix called March was...

Former Big Issue Seller Marries Woman He Selflessly Helped While Sleeping Rough

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 21.03.2016 | UK Lifestyle

A formerly homeless man has married a woman who he gave money to while he was sleeping rough. Jack Richardson and Toni Osborne tied the knot in a beau...

'I'm A Little Bit OCD' - Why Having OCD Is Not About Liking Things to Be a Certain Way

Katie Simon Phillips | Posted 20.03.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Katie Simon Phillips

Due to my OCD, a lot of things, if not everything in my life, is a certain way. The structure of every day is exactly the same and my routines and rituals could not be more rigid if they tried. Everything I do each day is exactly the same as I did it the day before but that is not in any sense because that is the way in which I like them.

Gluten Free Intolerance: The Struggle Is Real

Jenna Downes | Posted 20.03.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Jenna Downes

We all know someone who can't eat something. Whether it's that the food 'doesn't agree with them', 'can't stomach it' or 'gives them a headache'; the majority of people know their body. What do we do when someone shares this with us? Do we tell them there is no such thing and ask if they've been tested for an allergy at the doctors?

Forget Fad Diets - Healthy Eating Must Be Part of Everyday Life

Professor Kevin Fenton | Posted 20.03.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Professor Kevin Fenton

Eating well and having a healthy lifestyle is important to help protect against both physical and mental ill health. But it's important to remember that there is no quick fix to improving diet or fitness levels - healthy eating and exercise should be part of everyday life.

Winchester Voted Best Place To Live In Britain

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 20.03.2016 | UK

The best place to live in Britain is Winchester, a report has found. The city topped the Sunday Times Best Places To Live guide - the second of a two-...

Running with Murakami

Ioan Marc Jones | Posted 19.03.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Ioan Marc Jones

I had to get inspired. I had to want to run. I asked successful runners for advice and a couple of friends told me to read a book. It seemed like strange advice, but it was worth a try. The next day I bought Haruki Murakami's What I Talk About When I Talk About Running.

Free Yourself and Others From Your Judgement....

Hanni Melnicenko | Posted 18.03.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Hanni Melnicenko

When was the last time you made a judgement about yourself or someone else? I'll bet it has happened today. We make judgements constantly throughout our waking hours based on our conditioning, our experiences, our faith and a whole host of other influences.

103-Year-Old Set To Become World's Oldest Person To Get A Tattoo

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 18.03.2016 | UK Lifestyle

A 103-year-old grandfather is set to become a world record holder as he plans to get a tattoo for his 104th birthday in April. If he goes through wit...

We All Need This Spin Instructor In Our Lives

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 18.03.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Ktx 10am sat was on point I miss my sat crew they was readyPosted by KTX Fitness on Saturday, 14 March 2015 A good spin instructor can keep you ...

This Deaf Dancer Refuses To Let Disability Hold Her Back

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 18.03.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Lin Ching Lan was born deaf, but that hasn't stopped her from pursuing her dreams of becoming a dancer. Although she can't hear music being played, s...

This Man Chops Onion So Fast Your Eyes Will Water

The Huffington Post | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 18.03.2016 | UK Lifestyle

A mesmerising, but terrifying, GIF of a man chopping onion at breakneck speed is going viral - and we can't stop watching. The unidentified man chops ...

Adults Reveal Their Irrational (And Hilarious) Childhood Fears

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 18.03.2016 | UK Lifestyle

From pineapples to their aunt's hair, adults on Reddit have been sharing their weird, wonderful and completely irrational childhood fears. Thank good...

Mum Gives Son Condom Before His Big Date, Makes One Big Error

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 18.03.2016 | UK Lifestyle

A mum concerned her son was going to have unprotected sex made a colossal error when she tried to provide him with contraception. The unnamed parent ...

People With Autism 'Die 16 Years Earlier Than The General Population'

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 18.03.2016 | UK Lifestyle

People with autism are dying decades before the average person, research has revealed. Scientists from Sweden analysed data from 27,000 people with au...

The Sleep Revolution Comes to the UK

Arianna Huffington | Posted 18.03.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Arianna Huffington

Sleep is something we all have in common - it's one of humanity's great unifiers. It binds us to one another, to our ancestors, to our past, and to the future. No matter who we are or where we are in the world and in our lives, we share a common need for sleep. And right now, we're in a sleep crisis... At the same time, in the last four decades, science has validated much of the ancient wisdom about the importance of sleep. We've made incredible discoveries about all the things going on in our brains and our bodies while we're sleeping...

Why You Need To Go To The Toilet During The Night

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 17.03.2016 | UK Lifestyle

If you find yourself needing to go to the loo during the night, you're not alone. Nocturia - the medical term for this unpleasant sensation - is thoug...

These Are The Most Popular Places To Propose In 2016

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 17.03.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Popping the question can be incredibly nerve-wracking. But if you nail the location, you're more than halfway there to making your proposal a wonderf...

'Poor Sleepers' Lose Two Weeks Of Work A Year To Ill Health

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 17.03.2016 | UK Lifestyle

'Poor sleepers' are taking roughly two weeks off work every year due to sleep-related ill health, new research suggests. Yet almost two thirds (60%) d...

Modern British Men Are 'Three Times More Likely To Cry In Public' Than Their Fathers

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 17.03.2016 | UK Lifestyle

The saying that "big boys don't cry" has finally been proven to be wrong. A new survey of 2,000 British men has found that four in 10 have cried in pu...

Woman's Powerful Stand Against Body-Shamers Everywhere

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 17.03.2016 | UK Lifestyle

A woman has simultaneously spread body positivity and shut down body-shamers by sharing four selfies online. Sick of women-hating on one another, Sara...