Wellness

Eat Your Way to Beautiful Skin

Rachael Phillips | Posted 26.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Rachael Phillips

Whilst its nice to have a dresser full of lotions and potions, real beauty starts from the inside. There's no point in spending £100's of pounds on the latest anti-wrinkle cream if you're going to fill your body full of junk food. So, try adding these super foods to your diet and eat your way to great skin...

Sleep Well and Enjoy the Benefits

Susan Leigh | Posted 23.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Susan Leigh

The times when we do manage to sleep well are often accompanied by a happier, calmer disposition where we find it easier to cope with life's stresses and strains. We all accept that it's important to sleep well.

The 11 Truths Sufferers of Depression Will Understand (and Others Should Too)

Tayana Simons | Posted 20.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Tayana Simons

Whilst a rational mind would say sorry to the friend, and forgive themselves, you have a little voice in your ear that tells you that it's because you're a bad friend, employee, or person, and that 'you don't deserve to be happy, ever!'

Five Ways That Mental Illness Changes You (for the Better)

Tayana Simons | Posted 19.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Tayana Simons

It's no secret that the public perception of mental illness is unfortunately still pretty negative. A person who has previously suffered with an episode of mental illness can be seen as 'delicate' or 'unstable', even after they have recovered.

Opatija: Croatia's Venerable Seaside Resort

Stuart Forster | Posted 14.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Stuart Forster

A hundred summers ago Opatija, on the Adriatic coast, was regarded one of Europe's finest seaside resorts. Head there today and you'll find an attractive Croatian town overlooking the shimmering water of Kvarner Bay.

10 Comfort Foods To Help You Plough Through January

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 14.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle

When it comes to January, things on the food front can seem a little bleak. This is mainly because the food baby you've been storing over Christmas...

Soap-Dodging Brits Go Three Months Of The Year Without Washing

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 09.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Next time you're on a busy train you might want to hold your breath (or have a nose peg at the ready) as a study has revealed that Brits dodge the soa...

2015 - the Year of Health and Happiness

Susannah Taylor | Posted 09.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Susannah Taylor

It all starts with changing your mindset - healthy people think positively about healthy, tasty food, knowing that it nourishes every cell in their bodies. They don't think of exercise as a negative thing - they find a way of moving that they enjoy.

Anger, Fear, Stress, Anxiety, Cravings? Try Self-Compassion

David Mochel | Posted 08.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
David Mochel

You have probably imagined what would be possible if you did not feel fear, anger, stress, anxiety, or cravings. You have probably thought about the things you could achieve, the peace and energy you could have, and all the ways you could connect and contribute.

What Does Healthy Look Like

Tess Ward | Posted 06.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Tess Ward

For a start you can throw the calorie counter out of the window if health is the goal. What we are talking here is food that is high in vital vitamins and minerals that allow the body to function properly.

Be the Change in 2015

Sharon Bull | Posted 06.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Sharon Bull

We may never get everything we want from life, we may not always get everyone to see our point of view, but if we can be the change we want to see in the world, if we take positive steps in our lives towards this, then others will be inspired to follow!

Welcome! The Incredible Power of Acceptance

David Mochel | Posted 07.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
David Mochel

The more I practice being accepting of my own anxiety and discomfort, the less frequently and intensely it occurs. While this is a pleasant side effect, this is not the point. As soon as we use acceptance as a strategy to get rid of something, then it is no longer acceptance

Neom Organics Founder On The Stress Of Being A Working Mother And Business Owner

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 05.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle

A career in journalism isn't exactly a walk in the park. Like any fast-paced work environment it can leave you stressed and, often, unable to sleep at...

And The Happiest Place To Live In The World Is...

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 30.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Winter weather getting you down? Feeling the effects of SAD? You might want to consider migrating, as a new map showing the happiest countries to ...

Overcoming the Jealousy Habit

Amisha Bhavsar | Posted 18.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Amisha Bhavsar

Now most of us would be embarrassed to admit to feeling jealous. And most of the time, we wouldn't even realise that we're feeling jealous. But jealousy happens to the best of us, and when it does, it just creeps in, eats away at us and tastes sour. It makes us overreact, misinterpret and assume things. Simply put, jealousy is toxic; it doesn't look good or feel good.

The World's Best Spas for Honeymoon Couples

Jane Anderson | Posted 11.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Jane Anderson

Over 15 years of writing about honeymoons, I've visited and experienced many fabulous hotel spas. During that time spa and wellness holidays have moved on apace. They are no longer regarded as faddish or niche, but mainstream and fashionable.

Guess What Age Brits Are Least Happy?

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 06.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle

As we hit middle age, our happiness levels go seriously downhill - but it may have more to do with the country we live in than the onset of wrinkles a...

The Prince and I - A Conversation on Wellness

Elizabeth Venzin | Posted 05.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Elizabeth Venzin

I recently had the good fortune of travelling to the incredibly lush surrounds of the mystical mountain area of Ubud, Indonesia. I'd gone there for a holiday, but it didn't take long for work to creep into my downtime. As I wandered around, I was really struck by all the therapies and treatments on offer for the westerner.

How To Pick The Right Office Plant

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 03.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle

If your desk looks as dreary as the current weather, it might be time to invest in a potted plant. A new study of European offices has found that p...

The Practice of Happiness

David Mochel | Posted 14.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle
David Mochel

Stand up straight. Smile. Say hello to strangers. Do something kind. Appreciate experiences, not stuff. Say thank you. Set clear, concrete goals. Pay attention to the small daily pleasures. If this sounds like advice your grandmother might give you -she would be right in line with what scientific research has to say about happiness.

Songs To Make You Feel Good

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 27.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle

When you're having a bad day, music makes things ten times better. And according to a new survey, Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen is the number one song to...

A Testament to Recovery

Sharon Bull | Posted 14.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Sharon Bull

On a late sunny afternoon October 2nd 2014, I skipped out of my new Doctor's surgery feeling like a teenager. Having just received the news about my present state of health, I had every reason to radiate joyfulness and exhibit my delight and gratitude.

'A Great Rest' on Gran Canaria

Jane Egginton | Posted 13.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Jane Egginton

'You are going to be amazed,' Juan Carlos my guide, exclaims as we set off on a tour of the largest of the Canary Islands. Juan tells me that almost half of Gran Canaria forms a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve.

How Colouring Books Help Thousands Of British Adults To De-Stress

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 07.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Colouring books for adults are outselling cookery books in France, and now they appear to be taking over bookshelves in the UK, too. But why? While...

What to Do If a Child Says 'I Want to Kill Myself'

Alexandra Massey | Posted 23.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Alexandra Massey

For any parent, teacher or carer, hearing a child say 'I want to kill myself' is a heart stopping moment. In the following seconds, time either stands still or comes rushing at you like a speed train. It might seem impossible to find the right words.