Tired

Being The 'Perfect' Mum Drove Me Crazy...

Sophia Walker | Posted 20.03.2017 | UK Parents
Sophia Walker

This doesn't bode well for me. For, in order to be 'successful' I have to survive on five hours' sleep, do exercise at the crack of dawn every day, hold down a career, be the perfect wife (and cook) and all the while eating healthily. Apparently these are all traits/ways of living that successful CEOs and Mumpreneurs observe, so they must be on to something, right?

Surviving A Sleepless Life...

Ruth Drake | Posted 20.03.2017 | UK Parents
Ruth Drake

Ultimately, support and understanding, not only from each other but also friends, family and work colleagues is what is paramount in retaining your health, sanity and relationship. Don't underestimate people, most folk have experienced a sleepless night and will know exactly how you feel if you're dealing with it on such a regular basis.

The Guilt Of Rest

Swatee Jasoria | Posted 14.09.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Swatee Jasoria

Too often, our culture assigns self-worth with productivity. We feel that time could be spent on something more worthwhile. When we are not working, we fill our time catching up on "life", doing that load of laundry, cleaning piled dishes, catching up on personal paperwork, checking emails and generally thinking about the gazillion errands that need to be run!

Pick-Me-Up Snacks to Get You Through the 4pm Slump

Kiran Ram | Posted 15.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Kiran Ram

It's important to pick the right snack at the right time, to keep energy levels up and bridge the gap properly. A snack made up of a complex carb, a healthy fat, and clean protein will increase your energy levels for a longer period of time.

The Knackered Mum Retreat

Abbey Michelle | Posted 10.11.2016 | UK Parents
Abbey Michelle

Knackered Mum guests are welcomed to stay as long as they need in our judgement-free resort. Our mission is to ensure you leave as relaxed and as re-charged as possible to return home less knackered to your wonderful families.

Seven Ways to Beat Winter Fatigue

Dr Sally Norton | Posted 19.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Sally Norton

The nights are drawing in, temperatures are dropping and many of us are starting to feel less energetic - I know I am! Fatigue is something we all struggle with at some point in our lives, and dealing with it regularly can cause real distress - particularly when despite your best efforts, you just cannot seem to improve your tiredness levels.

What Are The Top 5 Things That Stress Brits Out?

The Huffington Post UK | Poorna Bell | Posted 05.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Stress may be something you feel everyday, but it is shocking how quickly it can spiral into a chronic state of mind that affects your health and well...

Fibs, Lies and Porky Pies #2 - I Love London

Leanne Davis | Posted 05.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Leanne Davis

Like most other London dwellers I hate the obvious stuff. I detest getting the tube at rush hour and ending up with my nose nestled into an armpit that hasn't seen Radox for quite some time. I hate that in order to see my oldest and dearest best friends, a calendar comparison marathon ensues and a date is found no sooner than one whole month away.

Embarrassed About Being Busy

Tony Crabbe | Posted 26.11.2014 | UK
Tony Crabbe

So next time you find yourself explaining how busy you are; I hope you feel a little embarrassed. Busy is a bad choice and it isn't cool.

Fatty

Gina Lyons | Posted 30.10.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Gina Lyons

A few years ago, I went out with a very skinny, Mr Muscle lookalike dude, who ended up dumping me. I found myself with no confidence and due to his dinners of fried food and cheese, FAT. Not 'Channel 5 doc' fat, but a big, chubby size 16.

How You Can Keep The Spark Alive Post-Birth

The Huffington Post UK | Poorna Bell | Posted 26.07.2013 | UK Lifestyle

The effect that having a baby can have on your relationship - and by that we mean the two of you - is called the "baby quake", says Claire Irvin, Edit...

Struggling To Stay Awake? Fatigue-Fighting Tips

The Huffington Post UK | Kyrsty Hazell | Posted 29.06.2012 | UK Lifestyle

While we all feel tired from time to time, if your feelings of fatigue are too overwhelming to ignore, have you thought about what could be causing it...

Hagar's Fantasy Family

Clare Macnaughton | Posted 07.06.2012 | UK Politics
Clare Macnaughton

It's been awhile since Hagar's been deployed on ops and as I prepare for its coming I think back to the challenges we have previously faced. The thing...

Feeling Knackered? Fatigue-Fighting Tips To Tackle Those Eye Bags

The Huffington Post UK | Kyrsty Hazell | Posted 20.02.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Spice Girl-turned-fashion-designer Victoria Beckham has hit out at critics who branded her "miserable" during her stint at New York fashion week by si...