UK Lifestyle

12 Things You Only Know If You’re An Introvert

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 19.04.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Most people don’t love the idea of making awkward conversation with people they barely know, but for introverts a poke in the eye is preferable to m...

What Is Slavic Hair?

Dee Greenwood | Posted 19.04.2017 | UK Style
Dee Greenwood

If you are a well-versed advocator of hair extensions, you will be familiar with Slavic hair when referring to extension pieces of the highest quality. Known for its fine texture, lighter colours and superb durability, genuine Slavic hair is the diamond standard of hair quality.

Lizzie Armitstead On Training 20 Hours A Week And Why She Loves 'Short Intensive' Workouts

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 19.04.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Lizzie Armitstead goes by the mantra that having clearly-defined goals will help her stay one step ahead in her training. That’s no doubt one of the...

I Am Sorry We Can't Have Children. A Letter To My Husband

Sharron Phillips | Posted 19.04.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Sharron Phillips

I am so sorry that I am the reason you might not get to experience fatherhood. I wish I could change what we have been through. I wish that I could change what I have and we could have had a normal progression from two to three. I can't.

Set Boundaries For More Freedom

Hanni Melnicenko | Posted 19.04.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Hanni Melnicenko

I understand that people all have their own stories, their own standards and that my issue here was with my own lack of boundaries NOT with him or his.

I Thought I Had A Hangover - Three Weeks Later I Was Paralysed

Adam Pownall | Posted 18.04.2017 | UK
Adam Pownall

life less ordinary banner At first I thought the odd, tingling sensation was part of an unusual hangover - my feet felt cold, as if I'd slept all night with them hanging outside of the end of my bed. But over the next few days the tingling spread up my legs, and was accompanied by pain and numbness.

Prince Harry Has Ignited A National Debate On The Culture Of Men Shouldering Pain Alone

Cal Strode | Posted 18.04.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Cal Strode

Men can often feel isolated and unable to tell people how they are feeling. Vulnerability is a crucial gateway to better mental health, and this is why Prince Harry's interview is so significant, making him a role model for men across the country.

If Less Is More...

Caragh Little | Posted 18.04.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Caragh Little

2017 so far has made me think about what's important; what really doesn't matter and should be put aside. So I've been clearing my way gradually through cupboards, wardrobes and drawers. More than ever I've been wondering what on earth possesses me when I'm shopping... and how I've missed this when I've been tidying up before.

Nine SureFire Ways To Get Over A Breakup

Giulia Smith | Posted 18.04.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Giulia Smith

In my short 25 years of life I have been through my fair share of breakups; some initiated by me, some expected, some completely out of the blue. But what I have learnt, over time, is that following the below steps are key to allowing yourself to move on and not wallowing or clinging to your past.

10 Books That Will Guide You On The Road To Success

Quora | Posted 18.04.2017 | UK

What 10 books would you recommend for an adult who wants to start trying to live a successful life? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain ...

8 Things Everyone Needs To Know About Vaginas

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 19.04.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Lots of us have got one, but that doesn’t necessarily mean we know the first thing about vaginas. For example, what we can make from them (children ...

Four Simple Ways To Live More Ethically

Besma Whayeb | Posted 03.07.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Besma Whayeb

So, you're interested in living more ethically. In a world full of media distrust, political scandals and alternative facts, it's no surprise really. I'm feeling the same - I want to know where my food comes from, who made my clothes, and treat people - and the planet - in a respectful way.

Prince Harry Discusses 'Total Chaos' Of Losing His Mother For The First Time

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 17.04.2017 | UK

Prince Harry has talked publicly for the first time about the mental health struggles he faced following his mother’s death in the hope it will help...

Addicted To Busy

Paula Bellostas Muguerza | Posted 16.04.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Paula Bellostas Muguerza

It was a normal Wednesday for me: a 6.30am start to make sure I was in a cab doing the first call of the day by 7am followed by back-to-back meetings until well into the evening. And I am by no means one of these amazingly inspirational, successful and accomplished women.

Can We Please Talk About Death?

Naomi Barrow | Posted 16.04.2017 | UK Universities & Education
Naomi Barrow

The only way we can start to break down the walls that death puts up, is to talk about it. The only way we can begin to 'trial and error' our way through the language surrounding death, is to begin to try, experience a few errors, and slowly work out the best way for these conversations to happen. Death and grief aren't a big black hole that needs to be avoided at all costs. Talking to someone about it won't make you fall in the hole and keep falling until you can't get up.

I Started A Business To Prove People Wrong

Mandy Charlton | Posted 16.04.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Mandy Charlton

In June this year, I'll celebrate 10 years in business as a photographer, a decade of self-employment and running a successful business, a business I set up not to make a profit but just to prove that I wasn't a write-off.

The Green, Green Grass Of Home

Toni Hargis | Posted 14.04.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Toni Hargis

When I left England, there was no Internet, cell phones were the size of micro-waves and couldn't be used for anything other than verbal communication, and self-check-outs, mercifully, had yet to be invented.

Trans Woman Has Amazing Response To Transphobic Cretin On Tinder

The Huffington Post | Poorna Bell | Posted 15.04.2017 | UK Lifestyle

It takes a thick skin to deal with some of the less nicer humans on dating apps, but when you’re faced with out and out transphobia, you’d be forg...

Easter Is No Celebration For Laying Hens

Claire Palmer | Posted 13.04.2017 | UK
Claire Palmer

Eggs are traditionally much celebrated at Easter. Yet the 36 million hens currently laying eggs for the masses in Britain have very little to be chirp...

Why We Need A Vagina Museum

Florence Schechter | Posted 13.04.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Florence Schechter

After learning that there is a penis museum in Iceland, but no vagina museum anywhere in the world, Florence Schechter decided she needed to make one. In this vlog, Florence talks discusses the reservations people have when talking about vaginas, the huge bias there is in science when researching sex organs and why we ultimately need a vagina museum.

Five Personal Trainers Share The One Stretch You Should Do To Improve Flexibility

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 08.06.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Let’s face it none of us stretch after a workout as much as we should do. Whether we’re pressed for time or because we simply can’t be bothered,...

11 Things You Need To Tell Yourself When You Get The Hangover Fear This Weekend

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 15.06.2017 | UK Lifestyle

It’s a bank holiday and that means only one thing - we have four nights to go out and do things we will seriously regret rather than the usual two. ...

London's Best Combination Classes With Fusion Workouts You Wouldn't Have Thought Of

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 08.06.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Combination classes are just another development in the fitness world happening in 2017 that are taking our workouts up a notch. Classes are no longe...

Who Is Really Influencing Your Dream Lifestyle?

Sophie Maxwell | Posted 13.04.2017 | UK
Sophie Maxwell

'Lifestyle' inspiration is becoming increasingly important and sought after - and whilst Instagram envy has a lot to answer for - who, or what, is act...

Rich Kids Of Instagram Donate Thousands To Help Children Living In Slums

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 21.04.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Known for private yacht parties, mid-week bar tabs that run into the thousands, and popping bottles of Cristal champagne just to pour them into the oc...