UK Lifestyle

Sam Faiers Hits Back At Baby Name Criticism

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 19.01.2016 | UK Parents

Update: Since the publication of this article, Sam Faiers has removed the photo she shared of her son. Sam Faiers has made a stand against people ...

The Diet Of Doom

Claire Snowdon-Darling | Posted 19.01.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Claire Snowdon-Darling

I know it seems paradoxical, an alternative health expert having surgery but I'm a BIG believer that medical intervention can be used as a preventative measure AND as a last resort and in my case the surgery is both.

Gourmet Burger Kitchen U-Turn After Offensive Adverts Galvanise Veggie Community

Maria Chiorando | Posted 19.01.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Maria Chiorando

At the centre of the row is a series of ads, launched last week, featuring slogans like: "You'll remember the time you stopped being vegetarian," the implication being its particular brand of macerated cow on a bun will lead a committed veggie back to eating meat.

Does Depression Make Me a Burden?

Ella Robson | Posted 19.01.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Ella Robson

Depression makes me a burden. I think, 99% of the time that depression makes me a burden for others, but in all honesty depression just makes me a burden to myself. The thing that convinces me that I'm a burden to others is the stigma of mental illness.

Mixed Bean Salad (Vegan)

Vicki Psarias | Posted 19.01.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Vicki Psarias

Seriously though, packed with protein, slow releasing carbs and fibre, this is one healthy and filling salad that works all year round. To make it easy I like to buy a mixed beans tin but my Mum would boil the beans up from dry beans.

Hello Kefir, Goodbye Acne!

Amy Saunders | Posted 19.01.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Amy Saunders

The bottom line is: you need to fix your gut to heal your acne. Digestion related issues can often be a minefield and there isn't a "one solution fixes all". However, you can really help support all those good guys (and reduce the bad guys!) in your gut with kefir.

New Beginnings and New Approaches for a Happier January and Always

Orlagh McCarron | Posted 19.01.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Orlagh McCarron

It is very easy to find ourselves stuck, to end up in a funk where we continue in a spiral downward slump of no return. To which I say STOP, you have what it takes to turn it all around and it starts with your mindset and outlook on your approach to life.

Stillbirth: Lack Of Awareness Means Parents Suffer In Silence

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 19.01.2016 | UK Parents

There has been slow progress on preventing and reducing the number of stillbirths in the UK compared to most other high-income countries, a new landma...

Glow-In-The-Dark Hair Is The Brightest New Beauty Trend

The Huffington Post UK | Rosy Cherrington | Posted 18.01.2016 | UK Style

If the hair colour trends in 2015 weren't bright enough for you, then this one might do the trick. Introducing, glow in the dark hair dye. With ...

This Over-50 Fashion Campaign Just Made History

The Huffington Post UK | Rosy Cherrington | Posted 18.01.2016 | UK Style

A fashion brand has unveiled a campaign with a difference this month and made history in the process. Proving style has no age limit, JD Williams o...

Three Very Common Gym Mistakes

Adam Warren | Posted 18.01.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Adam Warren

I decided to write a post about three very common gym mistakes that you may find yourself making because nobody has yet pointed them out to you, but after reading this post it could completely reshape your entire outlook at the gym so that you're in a better position to get so much more from it.

Do Heist's 'Perfect' Tights Live Up To The Hype?

The Huffington Post UK | Rosy Cherrington | Posted 18.01.2016 | UK Style

Finding a good pair of tights can be a life-long quest. A fashion staple so often fraught with perils... too loose, too itchy, those digging-in waistb...

Powerful Film Explains Why Dementia Isn't A 'Natural Part Of Ageing'

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 22.01.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Many of us have experienced the heartache of watching a loved-one suffer from dementia, but the illness isn't an inevitable part of ageing. In the ...

Six Things to Love About the London Fitness Scene

Natasha Wynn | Posted 18.01.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Natasha Wynn

Forget about New Year Resolutions that only last until Valentine's Day, London is currently in a fitness revolution that is everlasting. New studios, new styles and new inspirations are encouraging Londoners to ditch the sofa and choose squats instead. Here are just a few things that I love about London's love affair with fitness.

Five Tips to Stay Warm, Cosy and Healthy this Winter

Anja Brierley | Posted 18.01.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Anja Brierley

Winter has finally arrived. Fresh air, cold wind and frosty mornings with some areas experiencing a dusting of snow. The days are short. It is difficult to get out of bed on the dark mornings.

Yogi Energy Balls

Steph Matthews | Posted 18.01.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Steph Matthews

Although these came about by mistake, they turned out to be a great healthy snack. If you're looking for something simple to make that still tastes delicious (and happens to be good for you!) try them out for yourself.

Nadia Sawalha: 'My Daughters Have Been Out Of School For A Year'

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 18.01.2016 | UK Parents

Nadia Sawalha has opened up about homeschooling her daughters, calling it the "best thing" she's ever done. The Loose Women presenter, who revealed...

McDonald's Gets A Shiny New Makeover (And We're Lovin' It)

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 18.01.2016 | UK Lifestyle

McDonald's has unveiled its new-look restaurant and we have to admit, we're rather impressed. Sleek stainless steel surfaces replace the drab inter...

Bethany From 'The Undateables' On The Pressures Of Finding Mr Right

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 18.01.2016 | UK Lifestyle

A woman with Down's syndrome has opened up on the trials and tribulations of finding love. The 20-year-old, who appears on Channel 4's 'The Undate...

Dad's Brilliant #LifeHack For Removing Kids' Muddy Boots

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 18.01.2016 | UK Parents

A dad has come up with a brilliant way to free kids from their wet/snowy/muddy boots - and it only takes a few seconds. Next time you've returned f...

Here's How You Can Go To LFW This Year (No Invite Needed)

The Huffington Post UK | Rosy Cherrington | Posted 18.01.2016 | UK Style

There's only a month to go before London Fashion Week kicks off - and with the show schedule released, anticipation is certainly building. But thin...

Coronation Street Actress 'Thrilled' Over Baby News

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 18.01.2016 | UK Parents

Coronation Street actress Paula Lane, a.k.a Kylie Platt, has revealed she's pregnant with her second child. The 29-year-old shared the announcement...

When a Stranger Rejects You

Jean Smith | Posted 18.01.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Jean Smith

Why does rejection from a stranger hurt so much? Even the mere idea of a stranger's rejection is enough to put off the most brazen of us.

Do You Want to Be Someone, Going Somewhere or No One, Going Nowhere?

Kamontip Evans | Posted 18.01.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Kamontip Evans

It is your choice: to be someone, going somewhere - with all the fun, stress and strain that comes with your given name and acquired reputation; or being no one, going nowhere, not much fun but standing tall - at peace, with an understanding of where happiness truly lies.

Are You Getting the Most Out of Your Calories?

Natalie Roberts | Posted 18.01.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Natalie Roberts

It's easy to get confused about whether you're on the right track for healthy eating, but I've noticed recently that there seems to be too much focus on calories and not enough on nutrients. So I just want to take a minute to help you make sure you're getting enough nutrients from your food.