UK Lifestyle

How I Made Our Asda Wonky Veg Box Feed My Family of Five for a Week

Hazel Newhouse | Posted 18.02.2016 | UK Parents
Hazel Newhouse

When the Wonky Veg box was released I had to get my hands on one - if only to see how the supermarkets had gone about joining the war on waste. I would never normally spend money on full priced veg, but this had to be done.

Tesco Stops Selling Curved Croissants (Because Nobody Can Spread Butter On 'Em)

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 18.02.2016 | UK Lifestyle

In a move that is sure to break thousands of hearts across the nation, Tesco has announced that after much deliberation it will stop selling curved cr...

What The 'Ideal Men's Body' Looks Like Around The World

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 21.04.2016 | UK Lifestyle

If you think it's just women who are subject to body image ideals you are very much mistaken. Around the world men are also put under pressure to c...

Orthorexia: When 'Healthy Eating' Becomes An Unhealthy Obsession

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 18.02.2016 | UK Lifestyle

While "healthy eating" can have a positive impact on health for many people, others are at risk of taking the lifestyle too far. Orthorexia, as Ste...

Woman Makes Break-Up Quotes Sweeter By Transforming Them Into Cakes

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 18.02.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Break-ups can be pretty horrendous. You cry a fair amount, drink a little more wine than is necessary and end up with "what ifs?" floating around your...

Raw Spiced Walnut Brownies With Maple Clementine Slices

Xochi Balfour | Posted 18.02.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Xochi Balfour

We had a dinner party in December where I made a batch of these chai spiced brownies for pudding and I can say with happiness that they definitely seemed to do the trick / elicit moreish noises, recipe requests and the satisfied licking of fingers. And best of all, they are good for you, and surprisingly quick to get going.

Can Diet Cure Autoimmune Conditions?

Lottie Coughtrie | Posted 18.02.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Lottie Coughtrie

I have done a lot of research into this connection and have become very interested in how our bodies work and how our bodies work and how different parts of our body affect others. I had no idea that the food we put into our bodies can have a strong affect on many skin conditions.

Caribbean Retreats: The Coral Reef Club, Barbados

The Spa Spy | Posted 18.02.2016 | UK Lifestyle
The Spa Spy

On arrival we were greeted by Cynthia O'Hara. The resort has been owned by the O'Hara family for over half a century and it maintains a friendly family atmosphere and a refined and personal service. Cynthia's love of nature is reflected in the fact that the rooms have names such as bougainvillea, gerbera and orchid rather than numbers.

Five Warning Signs Your Loved One Needs Care

Davina Ludlow | Posted 18.02.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Davina Ludlow

Moving a family member into residential care is never an easy decision, it is a difficult step to take both emotionally and practically. Sometimes however, it is the best way to guarantee your loved one's health, safety and happiness.

Husband's Act To Make His Blind Wife Smile Again Will Melt Your Heart

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 18.02.2016 | UK Lifestyle

A doting husband has planted thousands of flowers outside of his home to make his wife, who is blind, smile again. Mr and Mrs Kuroki, from Miyazaki...

Man Is Seriously Not Impressed With His Girlfriend's Fashion Design Skills

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 18.02.2016 | UK Lifestyle

A woman has designed a special t-shirt which she hopes will prompt other women to steer clear of her boyfriend. And, by the looks of her boyfriend's f...

Spring Is Almost Here and It's Time to Un-Hibernate

Anna J Lawrence | Posted 18.02.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Anna J Lawrence

Too much hibernation and too much cake. All undertaken in the name of self-protection but now, not working so well anymore, in fact, causing more damage than anything. So when a friend asked me if I would like to join her at an author's event, I jumped at the chance.

A Little Loving Kindness Goes a Long Way

Liz Lowe | Posted 18.02.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Liz Lowe

We celebrated Valentine's Day in our usual 'low key' style. Whilst we were all at the market my husband bought me flowers. He was assisted by the toddler who did a quick spot check on various options to see how easily the petals and berries could be detached. Most, quite easily, it turned out and we may not be welcomed back by that particular florist.

How Our Eating Habits Have Changed In 40 Years

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 18.02.2016 | UK Lifestyle

We may know more about diet and nutrition than ever before, but it looks like our love of fast food hasn't diminished, as sales have skyrocketed in th...

The Wild Is In Your Heart

Daniel Crockett | Posted 18.02.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Daniel Crockett

At the moment, 'wild' is on trend. The marketing and advertising industries have turned their eye to the romantic escape fantasies we all covet. 'Find your wild,' the advert insists, click to buy.

Regender Me, Please!

Nia Joynson-Romanzina | Posted 18.02.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Nia Joynson-Romanzina

If every now and again Megyn has to remind someone that being a woman doesn't make her a second-class citizen, doesn't that make her gender relevant? Doesn't the whole discussion make her gender relevant?

Enjoy the Beauty of the Changing Seasons and the Rest of our Lives

Diana Moran | Posted 18.02.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Diana Moran

We need to encourage ourselves - and everyone around us - to look forward with optimism and to help ourselves to better health. We should encourage everyone around us to take better care of their body, their looks, and to advise them to be more active and to eat a well-balanced diet.

These Long-Serving Rescue Dogs Need Your Help

SWNS | Posted 18.02.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Britain’s largest animal sanctuary is trying to rehome the longest-serving members of its rescue centre who, between them, have watched as more than...

HRT For Men Could Boost Libido And Happiness Levels

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 18.02.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Hormone replacement therapy is often associated with women going through the menopause, but research suggests that it could also be beneficial for men...

Drinking Sugary Drinks In Early Life Could Be 'As Damaging As Stress or Abuse'

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 23.02.2016 | UK Lifestyle

We all know that glugging too much cola and munching sweets is bad for our health. But new research highlights the extent to which it may impact our b...

It's Horrible Feeling Ill, and Worse When You Can't Even Text Your Mum

Naomi Barrow | Posted 18.02.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Naomi Barrow

On Friday night I started crying because I felt so rubbish and all I wanted was Mum. I'm really lucky to have some amazing women in my life who frequently fill in as 'stand-in Mum' when a situation calls for it. But I think being ill is one of those times where you just want your 'real' Mum...

A Little Bit of Quiet Please: Five Ways to Be Still

Kate Taylor | Posted 17.02.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Kate Taylor

We've all got busy lives. There's always something we should be doing, or something we should start doing that we're not, but think about it this way; if you can find time to get exercise for 30 minutes per day to keep your body healthy then why would you not find time to keep your mind healthy?

Restaurant Gives Kind Couple Free Meal To Thank Them For Generous Act

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 17.02.2016 | UK Lifestyle

A couple got a nice surprise recently when a restaurant manager gave them their meal for free, after they offered to cover the bill of a woman with sp...

Five Exercises for Boulder Shoulders

James Haskell | Posted 17.02.2016 | UK Lifestyle
James Haskell

Next time you're at the gym, canvas the weights room and look at the other guys who are training. Chances are, you'll easily spot a few with decent sized biceps, a well-proportioned chest, and probably one or two with a good set of abs too.

Cancer Rates May Have Risen, But There's Some 'Good News' Too

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 17.02.2016 | UK Lifestyle

The number of people being diagnosed with cancer each year has risen, new statistics show. Figures from Cancer Research UK suggest that more than ...