Survival

Little Stories Of Illegal Love And Survival In Jamaica

Anastasia Kyriacou | Posted 19.06.2017 | UK Universities & Education
Anastasia Kyriacou

Sometimes it is the stories you hear of people who you know the least about, who you are furthest connected to, that touch you the most deeply; suffering or tragedy of another that makes you pause momentarily- and alters your sense of perspective thereon. This handful of little stories shared by LGBT+ Jamaicans exposes their struggle to live, love and be treated equally in a homophobic homeland, and sheds light on the key to survival that strings them together.

A Message For Every Mental Health Warrior

Fi Anderson | Posted 12.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Fi Anderson

Explaining what it's like to live with an eating disorder and depression is very simple; there is no living about it, you merely exist. As with any mental illness, they affect every area of your life whether that's the ability to hold down a job, build a relationship or simply concentrate on what the person in front of you is saying.

Childhood Cancer, The Forgotten Children

Jennifer Kelly | Posted 28.04.2017 | UK
Jennifer Kelly

Childhood cancer is the number one cause of non-accidental death of children in the UK, so not as rare as we all think. Every year 4,000 children and ...

Wild Camping Part Two - Shelter

Andy Torbet | Posted 25.04.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Andy Torbet

What you'll need to wild camp will depend on the weather and how close you want to get to nature. It also depends on how long you're out for. But let's assume it's a single overnighter and you can extrapolate from there.

How Being Funny Saved My Bacon - What It Felt LIke To Be An English Immigrant In The United Kingdom

Lisa Ives | Posted 15.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Lisa Ives

I know I'm a funny lady because my mum told me so. And I see the fruits of my labour on the face of the person I'm talking to as it contorts into the kind of expression reserved for private appearances only. That's when you know you ARE bloody funny.

How To Avoid A Horror Movie Style Death

Cookie Kibbles | Posted 06.02.2017 | UK Comedy
Cookie Kibbles

If you really must babysit, keep your mobile on you at all times, because the killer will have cut the phone wires. Also don't sit in front of the unlocked patio doors with the curtains open. That's just asking for trouble.

To Survive The Future, We Should Look To Art From The Past

Rosie Leizrowice | Posted 11.01.2017 | UK Universities & Education
Rosie Leizrowice

It's not easy to pin down exactly what art is. The dictionary defines it as the display application and expression of skill. Plato called it the imita...

How To Survive In A Wheelchair

Kevan Chandler | Posted 05.12.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Kevan Chandler

I have Spinal Muscular Atrophy, which weakens my limbs and leaves me highly dependent on others. I have my wheelchair and I do fine on sidewalks. But batteries die, stairs show up, and I do get hungry from time to time. Now, throw zombies into that mix!

Toddler Survives 3 Days In Wolf And Bear Infested Siberian Forest

The Huffington Post | Sara C Nelson | Posted 23.09.2016 | UK

A three-year-old boy has survived three days in a remote Siberian forest. Tserin Dopchut had only a bar of chocolate in his pocket as he wandered into...

Survival: From Birth to Marriage

Louise Lawless | Posted 06.09.2017 | UK Universities & Education
Louise Lawless

Step 1; Make it out of the Womb. (pre-birth) Admittedly, this step is entirely out of your control. Antiquated, discriminatory traditions may be an ob...

Pensioner Lost For 9 Days In Forest Saved Thanks To This Clever SOS

The Huffington Post | Sara C Nelson | Posted 13.04.2016 | UK

A pensioner lost in a forest for nine days survived by drinking pond water, eating plants and spelling out "help" on the ground with sticks. The sign ...

Bear Grylls, Cheap Thrills and Leaf Blowing Skills

Charlotte de Carle | Posted 11.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Charlotte de Carle

So its been a weird week but do not judge me on what you are about to read! To start, Monday took me on, quite frankly, an odd and disturbing trip. So to give you a back story, coming up from next week, I shall be filming (presenting) a new Music show

Suicide Prevention Month: What's Your Survival Trigger?

Jojo Furnival | Posted 25.09.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Jojo Furnival

Often, everything in life seems very complicated, and anxiety can cause us to over-complicate matters in our own minds. But when it comes to the very darkest moments in our lives, it all boils down to a single choice: To keep going or not.

When I Became a Mother

Leanne Bryan | Posted 27.08.2016 | UK Parents
Leanne Bryan

Our friends went to our house and hid the pregnancy books, which I'd been reading just the night before we lost her. They took down the congratulations cards from the bookcase. My husband steeled himself to put the little pink dresses and frilly babygrows in the attic, so I wouldn't see them in the spare room.

This Bracelet Is Actually The Ultimate Lifesaving Survival Tool In Disguise

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 11.08.2015 | UK Tech

If Bear Grylls had five minutes, three raisins, and a stick we're pretty sure he'd come up with something almost entirely identical to the Firestarter...

Woman Rescues Newborn Baby Buried Alive After Hearing Cry In Cemetery

The Huffington Post UK | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 14.05.2015 | UK Parents

A newborn baby was rescued after spending up to eight days buried alive, when a passerby heard his cries. Lu Fenglian was collecting herbs near a c...

Mother Drinks Her Own Breast Milk Fearing She Wouldn't Survive The Night

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 11.05.2015 | UK

A New Zealand woman who became lost in a forest for 24 hours during a running race drank her own breast milk "to keep me going" and heaped dirt over h...

Surviving Valentine's Day as a Single Person

Maggie Currie | Posted 04.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Maggie Currie

Maybe as you are a single person you really don't buy into this sentiment. So how can you survive and keep your sanity? There are so many ways to make sure you enjoy yourself whether on your own or with a good friend.

Leading Ladies

Jo Haigh | Posted 29.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Jo Haigh

There comes a time when you realise that actually you aren't very insignificant indeed. That very few things really matter and that actually most things don't matter at all.

Have a Fantastic Festive Season!

Mik Scarlet | Posted 22.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Mik Scarlet

I am not gong to write a tale of woe, or of rights and equality, or even of positivity and justice. No, it's Christmas time, and so I just want to wish everyone out there in Huffington Land a wonderful festive season and here's to an amazing 2015!

To the Mom Struggling to Survive:

Sheila Hageman | Posted 03.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Sheila Hageman

It's ok to feel depressed. It's ok to say things to your kids you wish you could take back. You can take them back. You can ask for forgiveness. Y...

Six Ways to Survive the World Cup If You Couldn't Care Less...

Samantha Baines | Posted 17.08.2014 | UK Comedy
Samantha Baines

There are the matches, the football themed adverts, the miniature flags on strings and now there's even World Cup themed M&Ms (which are quite tasty)! If like me you couldn't really care less, I would like to share some strategies on coping through this difficult time.

How to Survive a Panic Attack

Maria Senise | Posted 23.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Maria Senise

Panic attacks come in all forms, all of which suck tremendously. They can be brought on by specific triggers or seemingly come out of nowhere with no rhyme or reason. They can vary from feeling like you're dying to getting the shakes to anything in between. How are you to deal with these potentially debilitating moments?

Bear Grylls and the Search for the Modern Man

Tom Atkinson | Posted 01.07.2014 | UK Entertainment
Tom Atkinson

The idea behind this experiment is to find out whether modern man has lost that ability to look after themselves when they're stripped of everyday creature comforts," explains Bear. "Without your smart phone, without your computer, can modern man still cut it?"

How to Love Without Pain - the Transformed Relationship

Louisa Leontiades | Posted 29.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Louisa Leontiades

It was love. Beautiful but weighted with the knowledge that it wouldn't last forever. It generated desperate need but was fragile and could be choked off by need itself. It was insecure making and led to jealousy because without him, it felt like I would die. It's what Hollywood preached and what Auden captured in heartrending simplicity.