UK Lifestyle

Shoes and The News

Sarah Wauterlek Pierson | Posted 14.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Sarah Wauterlek Pierson

I don't know how to handle the overwhelming heartache I feel when I read the news about the tragedies in Paris and Nigeria. All I know is to take it day by day by doing even the smallest thing I can to help humanity.

The Top Five All-American Activities

Amy Baker | Posted 14.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Amy Baker

There is only one thing that I find brings cheer at this wretched time when it feels like it's dark again before you've really even opened your eyes. Planning your next holiday!

Isolated, Anxious and Less Confident - The Damage That Can Be Done by Hiding Who You Are

Suki Sandhu | Posted 14.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Suki Sandhu

As we kick off 2015, it seems that for many, the perception is still that it's safer to stay in the closet if they want to get on at work. In fact 62% of students who were out at Uni go back into the closet when they start work.

Celia's Chronicles

Celia Lyttelton | Posted 14.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Celia Lyttelton

Luxury has become lacklustre, a vicious quotidian indulgence. We are swamped by so called Luxury goods that are barely distinguishable from other brands. Luxury is almost the high street norm, so mainstream that they are no longer that exclusive.

Restaurants Now Offer Free Food - But Only If You're 'Beautiful'

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 14.01.2015 | UK Tech

A Korean restaurant in China has been branded "shameful" after offering free food to people based on their physical appearance. Jeju Island restaur...

Ten Lessons You Will Learn Travelling Solo

Chloe Gunning | Posted 14.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Chloe Gunning

You are guaranteed to meet some amazing people while travelling. Everyone is far more willing to strike up a conversation with strangers. I met a few special people who, after just a few days, I felt like I had known for years and years.

10 Steps to Getting (and Keeping) Your Finances in Shape

Tilly Wikeley | Posted 14.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Tilly Wikeley

I love a spreadsheet - the more columns, rows and formulae the better. My house renovation budget was tended to daily: it kept us on track; helped us ...

Unleash the January feel-good factor!

Julia Krepska | Posted 14.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Julia Krepska

Nothing will give you more of that warm and fuzzy feeling than giving a bit of your time and lending your awesome skills to a cancer charity looking for someone just like you. You see, many charities have little money available to pay for superb individuals like you who are essential for their latest project.

Your Career: Success With A Smile

Claire Lim | Posted 14.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Claire Lim

It was one small comment from the presenter that day that confirmed what we'd been striving for all these years has been achieved. It's easy to get the January blues but, since then, whenever I've been a little stressed I remember what I'm thankful for and get on with it.

Planning Tips For Your Dream Wedding

Catherine Balavage | Posted 14.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Catherine Balavage

You can have an amazing wedding on a small budget. No one should start their married life in debt. Watch out for the 'W' bomb. As in 'wedding'. The W word makes everyone vastly put their prices up.

How Long Does It REALLY Take to Burn Fat?

Andrew Beatty | Posted 14.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Andrew Beatty

So you made a New Years Resolution. You plucked up the courage to take out a gym membership. Everyday right? Everyday until this god awful fat is burned from your bones. Right? Nonsense.

NSFW: Amazing Women Pose Naked For A Website, And It's Not What You Think

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 14.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Open your average women's magazine and the majority of pictures will be of women who are white, size 6-10 and under 40 years old. So Australian ac...

Could The Air We Breathe Be To Blame For Lung Cancer

PA/ The Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle

With every breath you take you could be harming your health. That's according to new research that suggests oxygen in the air we breathe may play a...

Ten Things I've Learned Since Going Ginger

Alice Hart-Davis | Posted 14.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Alice Hart-Davis

I know 1-2 per cent of the population in the UK is meant to be redheaded, but it feels like less than that in London. In any gathering of people - in a crowded shop, on a train station concourse - when I stop and look around, there is very rarely anyone else with such a noticeable hair colour.

Can't Leave the House? Can't Get a Job

Martina Milburn | Posted 14.01.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Martina Milburn

The list of things which can go wrong in a young person's life is a long and ugly one. From a troubled home life featuring violence or emotional abuse, to bullying, health problems or being the caregiver for family members; young people are often carrying more than just the burden of growing up.

My Resolution for 2015: To Sleep (and Dream... and Create)

Dr Richard Graham | Posted 14.01.2015 | UK Tech
Dr Richard Graham

The digital detox, for as long as it can be tolerated (nerves of steel required), always improves the amount and apparent quality of sleep - even for those who do not believe themselves to be addicted.

Say No to January: Be Kind to Yourself

Alice-May Purkiss | Posted 13.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Alice-May Purkiss

Every woman I know, at one time or another, has spoken to themselves or about themselves in a way they wouldn't even dream of talking about their loved ones. This is having a massively negative impact on their lives - on our lives. And it has got to stop.

My First Date After the Big D

Ben Adams | Posted 13.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Ben Adams

If truth be told, it's about time I put myself back in the shop window for real now. No more excuses. No more "it's too soon", or "I've got to put the kids first", or even "I'll write a book about it instead of doing it for real".

Things You Should Know About a Playdate With Us

Jude Hurrell | Posted 13.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Jude Hurrell

So apparently, sending out invites for Play Dates is a thing now. A card would save me the cringe-fest of saying the phrase out loud, I suppose, which totally makes my teeth itch. So twee! And it smacks of a type of hyper-scheduled, Alpha-parenting I'll never achieve.

This Is Your Body On A Juice Cleanse

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 13.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle

With people like Gwyneth Paltrow and Millie Mackintosh raving about its benefits, juice cleansing has become big news in the healthy eating world. ...

Meditation Sounds Great, But How Do You Actually Do It?

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 13.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Once considered the pastime of yoga fanatics and tree-hugging hippies, meditation has now well and truly hit the mainstream. By now you've probably...

Doris the Goddess of Wind (A Winter Holiday)

Lara Platman | Posted 13.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Lara Platman

"It is always advisable to carry a tablet of 'Antioyl' soap, if it is necessary to use bare hands for a repair, you will nearly always find some grease on your hands and this is impossible to remove with ordinary soap."

How To Be Happy, Just As You Are

Sheila Bayliss | Posted 13.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Sheila Bayliss

In my 20s, I'd tried endless self-help books in an effort to become someone else. I hated that I always felt anxious and lacking confidence. I was determined to rid myself of these defects so that I could finally be happy.

Could There Finally Be An Effective Treatment For Flu?

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 13.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle

If you're feeling snotty, achey and downright miserable, chances are high that you have the flu. Up until now, the only treatment for flu has been ...

The Five Dating Mistakes Everyone Regrets

James Preece | Posted 13.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
James Preece

The dating process is full of trial and error. Yet, the mistake that most people make is constantly going through the trial part and not learning from the errors that follow along. Reviewing these mistakes and not falling into them can be just what you need to increase your chances in finding love.