Welcome to the YourLifeChoices Lifestyle page.
What do you enjoy in your leisure time?
A good book or movie?

Then check out our Book Reviews and Movie Reviews to find out about the latest releases.

Learn a language online for free

Blackboard showing the word hello in several languages

Learn a language online for free

Leon has found the five best free websites for learning a language.

Top Stories

  1. Do you have face blindness?
  1. End to Christmas arguments
  1. Fear of an older mother
  1. 90th birthday pic of Queen released
  1. Margot Robbie weds in secret

Living farm to table

Fowles Wine: living farm to table

Living farm to table

Enjoy premium wines for less, with a bonus gift, from Fowles Wine.

What does your surname mean?

Medieval helmet in log cabin

What does your surname mean?

Your surname is your link to your family history. What does yours mean?

What it takes to win an Oscar

Anne Hathaway crying during Oscars acceptance speech

What it takes to win an Oscar

What do Denzel Washington, Meryl Streep and Nicole Kidman have in common?

Finding freebies in 2017

Free red vintage leather sofa on the street

Finding freebies in 2017

Rachel shares the best ways to find the things you need for free.

Money and timesaving DIY tips

Mature woman choosing paint sample card

Money and timesaving DIY tips

The satisfaction you get from fixing a leaking tap is second to none.

Post-Christmas declutter

box full of household items

Post-Christmas declutter

Declutter your life and prepare for the New Year.


Alone for Christmas

Not everyone has family and friends with whom to share the holiday season, sometimes through choice, sometimes not. However, there are plenty of things you can do to keep yourself busy.

What can I do?


Participating in a volunteer vacation allows travellers to ‘do something good’.

Volunteer while travelling

Volunteering in health care

Where can qualified nurses use their skills as volunteers?

A great skill


Go green and cancel your phonebook

Did you know that one simple phone call could help save the environment?

How to cancel the yearly phonebook

Top 10 natural disaster websites

Ensure you and your loved ones stay safe this summer

Get the latest disaster warnings

Transit of Venus

One of the rarest predictable astronomical events in the universe...

Watch the transit


Pantone’s colour of the year is here

We’re not sold on Greenery but Lapis Blue and Pale Dogwood are doable.

And it was all green

Three new ways to shop second-hand

Discover five high-tech ways to buy second-hand and save.

Super savings

Summer style tricks

Beat the heat with our top tricks to keep you stylish no matter how high the mercury rises.

Hot tips

Join YOURLifeChoices, it’s free

  • Receive our daily enewsletter
  • Enter competitions
  • Comment on articles