UK Lifestyle

Tear-Jerking Christmas Advert Imagines Santa With Dementia

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 16.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Alzheimer’s Research UK has released a new Christmas advert that is guaranteed to tug on your heart strings. The advert, narrated by Stephen Fry, f...

Tinder Launches Trans-Inclusive Update To 'Allow Users To Be Themselves'

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 16.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Tinder has launched a new transgender-inclusive feature which allows users to add information about their gender identity. Instead of being restricted...

"A Girl Can't Read That Sort Of Thing Without Her Lipstick"; The Relationship Between Mental Health And Fashion

Steven Williams | Posted 15.11.2016 | UK Style
Steven Williams

I can't easily control the fact my personality may be un-ideal, or that I have the wit of a manatee, and I certainly can't control the thought process of other people, I can however take control and even ownership of the superficial elements of my personal presentation, namely how I dress.

Daughter Buys Mum A Puppy After Finding Out She Is Terminally Ill

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 15.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle

A daughter bought her mum a new puppy as a surprise, after discovering she is terminally ill and has less than a year to live. Sharing the heartbreaki...

13 Tweets That Perfectly Sum Up Your Late Twenties

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 15.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Adulthood is fraught with obstacles that we have to learn to overcome: paying bills, booking our own doctor’s appointments and cooking something oth...

The Ingredients List On Our Clothing Is Changing

Marianne Caroline Hughes | Posted 15.11.2016 | UK Style
Marianne Caroline Hughes

I'm really interested in how consumers will understand the impacts of these new fabrics. Jenny talked about how the company approaches trust and transparency for their customer by using certifications

This Period Song Is The Perfect Tune For Men Who Are Grossed Out By Menstruation

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 15.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle

It’s sad that we still live in a world where some men are grossed out by periods. And that’s why Skit Box’s latest song is so bloody important. ...

New To Running? Nine Reasons Why You Should Parkrun

Kim Scott | Posted 15.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Kim Scott

Despite the brilliant "inclusive" nature of parkruns for some, particularly those new to running it may still seem a step too far. So, by way of reassurance, here are my nine reasons why you should parkrun this weekend.

Sunday Was World Kindness Day! Why We Should Care

Dr George Fieldman | Posted 15.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Dr George Fieldman

Science shows us that people who act altruistically tend to be happier, healthier and, in fact, to live longer themselves. There are numerous studies which show that being kind or being on the receiving end of kindness has many health benefits.

How To Ensure A Vegetarian Diet Doesn't Leave You Malnourished

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 15.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Almost a quarter of vegetarians think they’re malnourished, with many reporting adverse health effects linked to a meat-free diet. A study of almost...

Your Favourite Yoghurt Could Soon Shrink In Bid To Tackle Obesity

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 15.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Shop-bought yoghurts such as Petit Filous and Muller Corners could soon face a major overhaul as part of the government’s plan to tackle obesity. Pu...

Ashley Graham's Barbie Has Thighs That Touch And We Want One

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 15.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Trailblazing model and body image campaigner Ashley Graham can now add “Barbie” to her impressive CV. The 28-year-old was presented with a doll th...

Remember When You Thought You Had It Bad...

Zeyna Sanjania | Posted 15.11.2016 | UK Parents
Zeyna Sanjania

Do you remember? Remember when you thought you had it bad? When your food got cold because you had spent too long trying to get a good Instagram shot of it?

​What's Going On, Donald?

Liza Bel | Posted 15.11.2016 | UK Politics
Liza Bel

On my Facebook feed, at my workplace and at the events I go to - I haven't seen a single Trump supporter. Same goes for my colleagues and friends. ...

'Ding Dong Merrily' With This Advent Calendar Full Of Sex Toys

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 15.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle

If you think you’ve seen all the world has to offer in terms of alternative advent calendars, think again. You can now buy a calendar packed with 24...

Just One Can Of Fizzy Drink May Contain More Than Your Daily Recommended Sugar Allowance

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 15.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Just one 330ml can of fizzy drink can contain more than the daily recommended amount of sugar, a study has found. Sugar content in carbonated sugar-sw...

Channel 4 Show Reveals The Shocking Amount Of Calories In Your Chinese Takeaway

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 14.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle

We all know takeaways aren’t good for us, but you might be surprised by just how damaging they can be. In a new series of Channel 4’s ‘Tricks Of...

People Say 'I'm A Man Now' - But I've Always Just Been Me

Lewis Hancox | Posted 15.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Lewis Hancox

bmm banner.jpg Lewis Hancox is a comedy writer, actor and YouTuber. Born female, Lewis transitioned as a teenager. As part of The Huffington Post UK's Building Modern Men series, Lewis vlogs on his journey, what 'being a man' means to him and why, in his words, "I've not gone from being a woman to man. I've just always been me."

Dad's Reaction To Daughter Crying Over A Boy Is Brutal And Brilliant

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 15.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle

When you’re a teenager, the whole process of love and dating can be a nightmare to navigate. That’s one thing Daleynee recently found out when she...

JK Rowling Issues Magical Response To Fan's Desperate Tweet

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 14.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle

JK Rowling has re-confirmed her status as most caring author on the planet with her latest tweet. The author comforted a fan who wrote to her saying s...

Your Partner Is Probably To Blame For Your Rubbish Night's Sleep

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 14.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Fed up of waking up tired every day? You might want to rethink your bedroom arrangement. A new survey revealed that almost one third of people are dis...

Living With Chronic Illness Is Relentless

Amani Omejer | Posted 14.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Amani Omejer

Waking up and being in pain straight away is beyond depressing and demoralising, but I'd always pick this one over being woken up by the pain. Both options are so tough, lonely, and exhausting, though. They also feel indescribable. Words somehow just don't do being-in-constant-severe-pain justice at all.

Hundreds Join Walnut The Whippet On His Final Walk Before Being Put Down

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 14.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Hundreds of people joined a man and his dog for their final walk, just hours before the pup was due to be put down. Mark Woods made the difficult deci...

A Beer A Day Could Keep The Doctor Away, Study Suggests

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 14.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Drinking a pint of beer a day could reduce the risk of having a stroke or developing heart disease, a new study has found. Researchers said moderate ...

John Lewis Christmas Ad Inspired Chaos On One Family's Trampoline

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 15.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Millions of us were left in awe by Buster the boxer’s trampolining skills in the new John Lewis Christmas advert. But it would appear that allowing...