New Year resolutions: make or break in 2017?

In a survey of 1000 British adults, we found that 44% made New Year’s resolutions this year. Only a few weeks into January and almost a fifth (19%) admit to having already been unsuccessful. We look at why we set resolutions and why we fail.

Make-Up: Why do we wear it?

Whether you love it or loath it, find it a necessity or a burden, make-up is considered an important requirement by many women to feel good about themselves. For some, it can almost be considered a source of empowerment, giving women the confidence they need to face the challenges of the day ahead head on.

Rare Diseases: Individually rare, collectively common

Today (29th February) is Rare Diseases Day, which aims to raise awareness of rare diseases to help grow funding and support for sufferers. Having personally lost a close family member who suffered from a rare disease, this topic is close to my heart.

Bigorexia: the untold effects

In recent years, the increase in eating disorders and body dysmorphia has been hard to ignore. Body Dysmorphic Disorder is reported to effect around 1 in 100 people in the UK and is often attributed to our appearance and ‘selfie’ obsessed society.

Mental health misconceptions

Over the past few years we have seen increasing coverage of mental illness in the news. OnePoll surveyed 1000 UK adults to explore public perceptions of mental illness, and the stigmatisation & portrayal of people with mental health problems, within the media.

Is green the new black? – Almost 4 in 10 Brits now drink green tea

In our office, tea (who’s turn it is to make it and the type consumed) is somewhat a bone of contention. Over the last few years, there has been a slow but noticeable migration from standard English breakfast tea...