Tips

A Lazy Girl's Guide to Starting a Successful Side Project

Scarlett Montanaro | Posted 05.05.2016 | UK
Scarlett Montanaro

Since I started studying advertising back in 2009 I would sit in the audience of industry talks and listen intently to the speakers. These speakers seemed like the shining stars of advertising, who had everything together and had an inextinguishable amount of motivation...

10 Steps to Healthy Hair

Imogen Clegg | Posted 04.05.2016 | UK Style
Imogen Clegg

It is one of those things most of us females strive for: luscious, thick locks. Over the years, I have seen so many different hair tips, and I have tried and tested numerous techniques. Some worked, some didn't, and here I want to share with you the ones that I found the most useful!

Top Five Hong Kong Sights and Experiences

Richard Brownlie-Marshall | Posted 03.05.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Richard Brownlie-Marshall

It was my first time to Hong Kong and I didn't really know what to expect before arriving. After taking a quick trip to Google, the city appeared as tall buildings, bright lights and a scattering of boats.

Why I'm Over the 'Scandi' Look

Celia Sawyer | Posted 28.04.2016 | UK Style
Celia Sawyer

Scandi style is limited to only being great if you want a quick Ikea fix for a student flat or a lower budget rental apartment, but this way of designing in real terms reflects no creativity, comfort or drama at all.

Getting Your Novel Picked Up - Ten Tips to Help You Find an Agent

Annabelle Thorpe | Posted 12.04.2016 | UK Entertainment
Annabelle Thorpe

It took me years to get an agent. Hours queuing in post offices, uploading over-sized email attachments, thumbing through the Artists and Writers Yearbook. I filled up folders with rejection letters, had meetings with agents that came to nothing, and put my novel away in a drawer more times than I care to remember.

Five Times I Worried Our Indie Series Was Doomed to Failure...

Steven Bloomer | Posted 09.03.2016 | UK Comedy
Steven Bloomer

If I've learnt anything from this project it's to embrace each challenge as an opportunity. If you really want to make your film, nothing should stop you. In our experience, often that 'fatal' wound contains the silver bullet you were looking for.

Now Is the Time to Buy a Holiday Home In Spain

Stephen Maunder | Posted 29.02.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Stephen Maunder

As the British winter rages on, it's natural that thoughts start to turn to sun, sea and sand. The laid-back lifestyle on offer in Spain has always appealed to Brits, but it's fair to say the property market there has had its fair share of problems.

A Foundation for a Healthy Mind

Stephanie Kirsch | Posted 18.02.2016 | UK Parents
Stephanie Kirsch

My parents both suffered with mental illness when I was growing up. As a young child I can hardly remember any issues and look back through rose-tinted glasses at a golden childhood. Yet, with hindsight, and as I grew older, the impact of those mental health difficulties becomes more and more apparent.

How To Get Ahead In What You Love

Anisa Haghdadi | Posted 15.02.2016 | UK
Anisa Haghdadi

I'm often asked for advice from emerging artists and entrepreneurs so here's the top things I have taken away from my mentors and personal experience to get ahead in what you love...

Five Top Tips for Buying a Home In Spain

Stephen Maunder | Posted 05.02.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Stephen Maunder

It's no secret that the Spanish property market has had some problems in recent years, but it's now turned the corner, and there are still some great property deals to be had, whether you're buying a holiday home or an investment property.

Five Tips for Managing Anxiety During the Festive Period

Laura Clark | Posted 15.12.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Laura Clark

Dealing with any depression or mental health issue during a time of general good cheer and celebration can be markedly more challenging than at other times. The Christmas period, although wonderful, can sometimes be stressful and overwhelming too. Here are my top five tips for reducing symptoms and improving mood.

One Oil in the Cabinet is Worth Two in the Bush (or Something)

John Lawless | Posted 11.11.2015 | UK Lifestyle
John Lawless

Open a couple of cupboards in most kitchens or bathrooms and you're likely to find those household 'essentials' - bleach, paracetamol, maybe a five year old bottle of Shake n' Vac and many other sorts of so-called 'must have' items that everyone apparently needs.

F*ck Ups: Business Lessons I'd Share With My Younger Self

Jonas Altman | Posted 05.10.2015 | UK
Jonas Altman

In the winter of 2003, I started my first business: a wholesale fashion agency. I was 27 and had no idea what I was doing. If I bumped into my younger...

Ten Tips for Surviving Uni When Someone You Love Is Dying

Naomi Barrow | Posted 28.09.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Naomi Barrow

Packing up your bedroom and going to uni is exciting and scary whether you're going into your first year, or subsequent years. Packing up and heading off to uni and leaving behind a parent (or other family member) who is dying brings a whole host of new challenges and worries.

Lipstick Lucy's Top Tips for Red Lips

Lucy Adams | Posted 22.09.2015 | UK Style
Lucy Adams

At university my friends used to call me Lipstick Lucy. Day or night, rain or shine, I wore bright red lipstick. It became my signature (literally, I would sign cards with it). I love how glamourous it makes you feel. If you've only got minutes to get ready just throw on a pair of shades, a lick of red lipstick and you're already looking fabulous!

Five Tips to Eat Healthy on the Road

Frontier | Posted 03.09.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Frontier

Road trip means road trip snacks, hostel food is pasta with tomato sauce and travelling means eating at a different (or worse, the same!) fast food chain every day? Not anymore!

Four Things Teachers Can Learn From Beyoncé

Oliver Beach | Posted 21.07.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Oliver Beach

Beyoncé is a fearless leader. She is, unquestionably, a powerful force within her field and, indeed, the world. My message is simple: she leads by example, she is driven by a moral purpose and she exhibits the characteristics necessary for success in any vocation. Master those and the world is your oyster.

Waiter Receives $1,000 Tip From Stranger Who Wants To Prove World Isn't A 'Negative Place'

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 20.07.2015 | UK Lifestyle

A 19-year-old waiter has been left in shock after a kind-hearted customer left him a tip of $1,000 (£640). Brendan Motill had only just started hi...

Bribery & Corruption

David C. M. Carter | Posted 17.06.2016 | UK Politics
David C. M. Carter

Bribery and corruption - like beauty and so many other lofty moral issues and ideals - are always in the eye of the beholder. I recall in 1980 worki...

University Lecturers Share Their Grade-Boosting Revision Tips For Exams

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 19.05.2015 | UK Universities & Education

Last year, nearly 83.4% of UK University students who looked for help and guidance before exams indicated that they suffered from mental stress. I...

The Must Have Tips for Flying When Pregnant

Carrie Bradley | Posted 14.05.2016 | UK Parents
Carrie Bradley

Many women will need to fly when they are pregnant, whether for a wedding, business trip or a well- deserved relaxing 'baby-moon'. It could be your last opportunity to eat an airplane meal and watch an in-flight movie uninterrupted!

10 Ways To Keep Your Brain In Tip Top Shape

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 06.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle

If you've recently put your slippers in the fridge and are worried that your grey matter isn't getting enough stimulation, then keep reading. “Th...

Seven Tips to Reduce the Stress of Divorce

Lauren Riley | Posted 02.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Lauren Riley

As a divorce lawyer I am often asked what my general advice is for people contemplating or going through divorce. I thought it might be helpful for me to provide a brief summary via my blog in the hope it will prove helpful for people in this situation.

14 Travel Tips for Foreign Students Staying in London

Tom McLoughlin | Posted 28.04.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Tom McLoughlin

With pockets of social groups and subcultures - from the super rich in Chelsea and ultra-glamorous in Mayfair to the vintage fans of Portobello Road and the artists in Hoxton Square - finding somewhere to fit in is easy. That's why London is for everyone.

How To De-Fog Your Bathroom Mirror Using Shaving Gel

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 23.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle

If you're sick of having to wipe the bathroom mirror to do your make-up/apply your beard oil, then let this simple life hack be your salvation. All...