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These 3 Things Are Killing Your Sense Of Wonder

HuffingtonPost.com | Poorna Bell | Posted 22.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle

When was the last time you felt "a feeling of amazement and admiration, caused by something beautiful, remarkable, or unfamiliar"? That's the exac...

Top Sex Mistakes You'll (Probably) Recognise

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle

What happens in the bedroom stays in the bedroom, right? Wrong. A recent survey, conducted by online pharmacy UKMedix, has highlighted some overwh...

Arianna Huffington Takes On The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 21.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle

From Lady Gaga and Justin Bieber to Susanna Reid and David Beckham, the celebs have come out in full force to show their support for the ALS Ice Bucke...

10 Things You Neeed to Know Before You Take Natural Remedies to Improve Sexual Function

Suzi Godson | Posted 21.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Suzi Godson

Although the internet is awash with promotions for natural sex remedies such as Avena Sativa, Damiana, Ginseng, Ginkgo Biloba, Maca, Muira Puama, or Zinc, there is no credible scientific evidence to show that any of them improve libido, or sexual function. More importantly, they can be dangerous if you mix them with other drugs, or take too much of them.

Seven Shocking Health Statistics

Realbuzz.com | Posted 21.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Realbuzz.com

One in 10 parents in Britain believe that drinking cola counts towards their five recommended portions of fruit and veg. Not only that, one in 10 of those surveyed also believed that chips contributed to the five-a-day health campaign, while one in five thought that fruit-flavoured sweets counted towards this target.

Breastfeeding Halves Your Chances of Post Natal Depression

Ellie Stoneley | Posted 21.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Ellie Stoneley

I was relieved to realise that my own utter lack of awareness of the whole breastfeeding process was shared by other mothers in the room. Breastfeeding and milk production should be covered on the school syllabus and in more depth in ante natal classes.

10 Things You Should Have in Your Home By the Time You're 40

Sarah O'Meara | Posted 21.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Sarah O'Meara

I remember the first time I slept over at my future husband's house, I knew I wanted to spend the rest of my life with him. He was the most kind, wise and addictively eccentric man I'd ever met. But that wasn't the reason I wanted to stay forever. It was his grown-up coffee machine.

Duagh Summer Festival

Danny McCubbin | Posted 21.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Danny McCubbin

Duagh is a little village situated in Kerry in Ireland with a population of around 400 people. On the weekend of the 9th of August the size of the town more nearly doubled as close to 2,000 people turned out to attend the Duagh Summer Festival.

Obesity Crisis Is Not Just a Lifestyle Issue

Gates Cambridge Scholars | Posted 21.10.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Gates Cambridge Scholars

Carrying extra pounds has many health consequences which create a heavy burden on the individual as well as their families and society more broadly. So, there is indeed a great need to raise public awareness about the importance of keeping a healthy weight and how governments and care providers can support people in doing so.

Putting Time On Ice

Caragh Little | Posted 20.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Caragh Little

And yet, is the accelerated spinning of the hands of an iconic clock really all that far removed from what is happening around us, every day? We are all wishing, planning, measuring our lives away, stopping time only to commemorate it hastily and define ourselves in the process.

How Being Overweight Could Put You At Risk Of Dementia In Later Life

PA/ The Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Obesity has previously been linked to increasing the risk of cancer and heart disease, and now a new health risk of being overweight has been discover...

The Amazing Way Botox Could Be Used To Treat Cancer

PA/ The Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Botox is usually associated with banishing wrinkles, but in the future it could be used to benefit your health. Botox injections could provide an e...

Why You Should Pour This Down Your Toilet (And Other Genius Cleaning Hacks)

The Huffington Post UK | Georgia James | Posted 21.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle

When you've just spent the best part of an hour trying to scrub the mildew off your bathroom tile grouting, or the water marks off your shower screen,...

'Tanorexic' Warns Against The Dangers Of Sunbeds After Developing Cancerous 'Rodent Ulcer' (GRAPHIC IMAGES)

RossParry.co.uk | Posted 21.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle

A sunbed addict who visited tanning salons up to five times a week - even when she was nine months pregnant - is warning others about the risks after ...

Don't Buy Any More Furniture Until You've Read This

The Huffington Post UK | Georgia James | Posted 21.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Tempting as it might be to make an impulse purchase - when buying a large piece of furniture for your home, a little caution and restraint goes a long...

This Is The Food People Love To Hate (It's Not Marmite)

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle

You're at another person's house for dinner when they serve up a plate of food that you just can't stomach. After frantically looking for a dog, y...

Win Paperchase Goodies Worth Over £300

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Love Paperchase? Win this spectacular stash of stylish prizes and a £100 voucher by entering our competition! With a value of over £300, this im...

On Robin Williams

Ruby Wax | Posted 20.10.2014 | UK Entertainment
Ruby Wax

Why is it such an 'out of the blue' experience for everyone that Robin Williams killed himself? Is it because we think if someone's funny they must spend their lives, head thrown back, wheezing away? I know very few comedians who in their real lives have their heads thrown back, it's not funny being funny; it's a killer.

Why the Mystery About Women's Orgasms?

Mairi Macleod | Posted 20.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Mairi Macleod

What do you know about women's orgasms? If you're a woman you know about your own ones but you're probably in the dark about whether they're the same in quality and quantity as your friends' (they're probably not) and if you're a man, unless you're particularly attentive, the whole thing is most likely a total mystery.

10 Baking Tips From A Former Great British Bake Off Finalist

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 20.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle

On your marks, get set, bake! Season five of The Great British Bake Off is well under way, inspiring us to get creative in the kitchen ourselves. ...

Moving to Hong Kong: On Being a Curiosity

Evie Burrows-Taylor | Posted 19.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Evie Burrows-Taylor

In the Hong Kong district of Sham Shui Po, Kowloon side, the market stalls play host to many a social gathering. Groups of older men, stylish in aviators, crisp white, or pastel, short-sleeved shirts and tailored trousers, stand in a cloud of imperial leather, discussing, well...I rarely know. But sometimes there's a clue in the shape of racing forms being passed around, or a grandchild being proudly held aloft - a champion at a sporting event.

A Simple Solution to the UK's Obesity Problem - 'Tax the Fat'

Benjamin Bonetti | Posted 19.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Benjamin Bonetti

As a therapist that specialises in weight loss, I've heard more excuses why people can't lose weight than a secondary school teacher asking for homework. Everything from I'm allergic to healthy food, to fruit and vegetables make me fat - and the finger seems to be always pointing at everyone else...

Brits Find Facebook And Twitter Harder To Quit Than Caffeine And Smoking

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 20.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Here at HuffPost UK, we're big believers that every now and then, a digital detox really helps us to de-stress and get more sleep. But it turns out...

Why Do People Get Depression?

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 20.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Since Robin Williams' death, many people have highlighted the need for more open discussion and understanding around the subject of depression. Acc...

Daniel Radcliffe Suffers From Cluster Headaches - But What Are They?

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 20.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Taking blood pressure tablets is something we usually associate with older people, but Daniel Radcliffe has openly spoken about taking the medication ...