Wellness

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 19.11.2014 | 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 12.11.2014 | 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 06.11.2014 | 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.

Why I Became a Hospice Music Therapist

Yumiko Sato | Posted 22.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Yumiko Sato

Even though I had never seen anyone die or even been to a funeral, mortality seemed to be an inevitable part of life that had always been just under the surface. And it was not going away, whether I avoided talking about it or used the words other than "death" to describe it.

What Are We Missing?

David Mochel | Posted 21.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
David Mochel

The sentence "how can I help?" never fails to warm my heart, even when it is expressed by people thousands of miles away. What a wonderful reaction to another human being. I love this question because it is an offer that can just be met with gratitude without any obligation.

Whose Drama Is It Anyway?

Shirley Palmer | Posted 16.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Shirley Palmer

As I lay under the chestnut tree with the sun streaming through I noticed how quickly we have fallen into autumn in the UK, the leaves are changing, the sun is not quite so warm and there is a bed of leaves underneath me.

How Much Is Enough?

Amisha Bhavsar | Posted 12.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Amisha Bhavsar

'I want, I want, I want!' We all have greed for one thing or another. Are you aware of your 'wants'? When you get what you want, do you find yourself wanting more? And when you get it all, are you satisfied? For how long?

The 'Green' Versus 'Lean' Debate

Kenneth Freeman | Posted 10.11.2014 | UK
Kenneth Freeman

In the last few years, we have seen a growing trend towards minimal decoration and David Cameron's 'less is more' focus, enforced particularly during ...

Dear Instagram: I Love You... But You're Not a Doctor

Natasha Lipman | Posted 04.11.2014 | UK Tech
Natasha Lipman

For about five months, my 'writing about health' thing has moved over to Instagram. And while it is an amazing platform, it doesn't do justice to the complexity and importance of understanding the science and the why behind a lot of what I choose to do.

If It Matters, You'll Find a Way - Creating Healthy Boundaries

Maite Baron | Posted 03.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Maite Baron

Healthy boundaries ensure that our lives are in balance, with no one area dominating another, so we feel content, and most importantly, in control.

Are You a Slave to Technology? It's Messing With Your Health and Energy!

Oliver Gray | Posted 01.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Oliver Gray

Technology is making our life so much better isn't it? Well the answer is yes and no; yes there are continuous advancements in technology that are making our lives easier and better.

Depression-The Invisible Illness

Sharon Bull | Posted 12.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Sharon Bull

It's difficult to explain an illness that can't be physically seen and one that initially swooped down on me and then held me prisoner without any notice period or early warning call.

Is Love Actually All We Need?

Tony Lobl | Posted 10.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Tony Lobl

Indeed, so magnanimous have some seen this spiritual Love to be, that an early follower of Jesus once said (emphasis added): "Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above, and comes down from the Father of lights, with whom is no variableness, neither shadow of turning."

Why Mindfulness Is Just the Beginning

David Mochel | Posted 10.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
David Mochel

Knowing the benefits of exercise is not the same as going for a run, and thinking about mindfulness is not the same as practicing mindfulness. Several years ago, while getting ready to brush my teeth, I was thinking about presenting mindfulness to a group I was going to see later in the day.

Why Working In A Windowless Office Is Damaging Your Health

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle

When it's sunny outside, sitting in an office with artificial lighting all day is bound to make you feel miserable - and new research has shown workin...