UK Lifestyle

Why I Touched Myself in Labour

Angela Gallo | Posted 02.03.2016 | UK Parents
Angela Gallo

Yes, you heard me right. And don't be so shocked. Birth and sex operate in almost the exact same ways. The hormones, sensations, the anatomy involved, brain activity, receptors... they are all so heavily intertwined.

Why Upping Your Water Intake Could Help You Lose Weight

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 02.03.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Increasing your daily water consumption could be the key to losing weight, a new study has suggested. Researchers found that those who increased th...

Welcome to My Family of Addicts

Sophia Parvizi-Wayne | Posted 02.03.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Sophia Parvizi-Wayne

Both my uncles are obsessive shoppers, both of whom are equally obsessive about paying the bill at any given restaurant. Both my grandfathers died from a smoking addiction and my Grandma has a tendency to clean manically when stressed. Three members of my family have a tendency to over-eat and are incapable of stopping and my mum can't sit still until all the drawers and doors in the house are shut.

Shaved Avocado Lets You Take Your Obsession To The Next Level

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 02.03.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Forget slicing, dicing and smashing avocado, in 2016 it's all about shaving the delightful green fruit. Prepare your avocado by simply chopping it...

This Baking Tray Workout Is Wowing The Internet

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 28.04.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Forget expensive gym memberships, one personal trainer has demonstrated how you can up your fitness at home - using a baking tray. Julius Kieser po...

Six Steps to Harness Spring and Make 2016 Count

Jayne Morris | Posted 02.03.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Jayne Morris

Spring is a time of recreation and awakening. As Mother Nature stirs from her winter slumber, new life surrounds us and offers an invitation to attune with the energy of the earth and reactivate the parts of ourselves that have been in hibernation.

LGBT History Month - A Military Snapshot

Caroline Paige | Posted 02.03.2016 | UK
Caroline Paige

Does today's LGBT community truly only want to hear from LGBT personnel who are fortunate enough to have never served in the days when their livelihood and future was at risk purely for being LGBT? Perhaps it does.

This Leaves Me Fuming

Nicky Rogers | Posted 02.03.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Nicky Rogers

The very idea that funding for Stop Smoking Services may be considered an 'optional extra' leaves me fuming, and I'll tell you why...

Luxury Last Minute Gifts For Mother's Day 2016

Faye Jacobs | Posted 02.03.2016 | UK Parents
Faye Jacobs

Well that came around quickly! With so little time to prepare after Valentine's Day, I have put together a last minute luxury gift guide to include items that will easily be delivered in time for the big day.

Why Some Of Us Are More Prone To Grey Hair Than Others

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 03.03.2016 | UK Lifestyle

It's long been thought that a stressful life can make a person's hair turn grey. But a new study has found that grey hair could also be down to ou...

Hip Replacements Skyrocket In Under-60s

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 02.03.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Hip replacements are often associated with older people, but it appears that more and more younger patients are opting for the surgery. New health ...

Woman Proposes To Boyfriend By Sending Him On An Adorable Adventure

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 02.03.2016 | UK Lifestyle

A woman has proposed to her boyfriend in the most wonderful way... With a treasure hunt taking him to all of their favourite places. N'aww. ...

Australian Woman Shares Heartbreaking Status On Same-Sex Marriage After Wife Dies

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 02.03.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Marriage equality is still a distant dream for many people around the world, as Lara Ryan truly realised when her wife, Elise, died in a tragic car ac...

Starbucks Barista's Cheeky Response When Customer Says Her Name Is Beyoncé

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 02.03.2016 | UK Lifestyle

When Vine star Jen Nubian told a barista in Starbucks her name was Beyoncé, the woman behind the counter was having none of it. The cheeky barista...

Katie Price's Honesty On Abortion Is Exactly What We Need On TV

Rachel McGrath | Posted 01.03.2016 | UK Entertainment
Rachel McGrath

We live in a world where 'abortion' is a word that's still whispered, and Katie deserves nothing but praise for telling the nation what many of us wouldn't say to our own friends.

Leaf It Out: It Really Is Time for Tea

Samantha Baines | Posted 01.03.2016 | UK Comedy
Samantha Baines

Tea gets a bad rep these days as everyone is so bothered about that strong smelling coffee stuff and tea is suffering. If one more coffee drinker tells me about magic beans, you'd think I lived in a panto. We've forgotten how good tea is and how much we love it, let's bring tea back into fashion London.

Why I Am Embracing, Not Erasing, Experience

Laura Dodsworth | Posted 02.03.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Laura Dodsworth

Youth, middle age and old age are stages of growth not a graph of decline and loss. It's such a pity that as women acquire an increased sense of self, and confidence in their abilities, they are thwarted by knocks to their self-esteem and invisibility.

The Legacy of Suffrage: Feminism in All Boys Schools?

Paul-André Wilton | Posted 02.03.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Paul-André Wilton

There was strong consensus that challenging everyday sexism, even if it seems small compared to the immense injustices that exist elsewhere in the world was key. Language matters and it was heartening that the boys were prepared to intervene with each other on how they spoke and joked.

'It's More Than Just Feeling a Little Tired': Five Things You Should Understand About Living With M.E

Tayana Simons | Posted 01.03.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Tayana Simons

Imagine what it would feel like waking up every single day feeling like you've had no sleep at all. Not being able to make plans because you're worried that you may be too tired to even talk when it comes to the occasion. Laying in bed, unable to move, your body aching, but adrenaline telling you to get out and enjoy the day when you barely have enough energy to make a cup to tea.

Magazine Responds To Lena Dunham's Photoshop Claims

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 02.03.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Spanish magazine Tentaciones has issued a response to Lena Dunham after she called them out for 'Photoshopping' her body. Dunham shared a photo on...

Can You Spot The Signs Of Ovarian Cancer?

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 04.05.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Ovarian cancer is the fifth most common type of cancer among women, after breast, bowel, lung and womb cancer. More than 7,000 women are diagnosed ...

Parents Read Letter 11-Year-Old Son Wrote Before He Died From Cancer

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 01.03.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Before he died, 11-year-old Finlay Church wrote a heartfelt letter telling others what it was like to have cancer. Now, just four months after his...

Breast Cancer Patient Throws 'Shave My Head' Party To Celebrate Start Of Chemo

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 01.03.2016 | UK Lifestyle

A cancer patient marked the start of her chemotherapy by throwing a "shave my hair" party for her friends and family. Amber Arkell, from Aukland, N...

Three Habits For Every Startup Founder

Laura Stucki | Posted 01.03.2016 | UK
Laura Stucki

Habits help, they give you structure, a routine. They set up the framework and help you to be consistent and persevere. Habits also define who you are...

Woman Left 'Virtually Bedridden' Due To Little-Known Illness

Liverpool Echo | Posted 01.03.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Just 18 months ago, Faye Dempsey was your average 30-something who loved going out with friends and running to keep fit. But she has since been str...