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Health

  • Kickstart your immune system in two weeks

    Tired all the time? Suffering with headaches or achey joints? Boost your wellbeing with this two-week self-care programme from Cleanse for Living this autumn.

  • Your health questions answered!

    Don’t understand why the weight won’t shift? Have a back that’s reminiscent of Quasimodo? Muddy puts your questions to Healthily’s chief medical officer, Professor Maureen Baker

  • Easy! Buy these, and sleep better

    Having trouble sleeping? Us and half the world right now! Here's what the Muddy team have in their shopping baskets to help with some much-needed shut-eye.

  • Five ways to become more Zen

    Whether it's social anxiety about lockdown ending, or panic that it's not coming soon enough, a new book claims the ancient art of Zen will see us through. Ready to try it?

  • Low mood > depression > and how to tackle it

    One in five people reading this feature will be suffering from some form of depression. Here's how to spot the signs and help yourself and those you love.

  • Cheaper than therapy: self-help books for 2021

    Being stuck inside for a year hasn’t done us a ton of good, but help is at hand. Try one of these tomes designed to get our work, home and head space in order.

  • Best wellbeing podcasts for 2021

    Want to boost your wellbeing? Hell yeah! While we can’t go to the gym right now, we can go on long solo walks with inspirational podcasts. Here's our pick.

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    7 steps to better sleep during a pandemic

    You've downed a chamomile tea, ignored your phone for an hour and mentally shoved your 900th sheep over a gate - but still can't get to sleep. Sound familiar? Read on for our guide to getting some Z's during lockdown.

  • Stress

    Lockdown anxiety: 7 ways to keep it in check

    Lockdown is back and with it, hours and hours to listen to the rising panic in our heads. Don’t fancy that much? Nor us, so read on.

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    Walkies! Cold weather walking gear to pick up now

    Gyms are closed (as is practically everything else), so we're getting our exercise fix with some long winter walks. Here's all the gear you'll need to stretch those legs this season.

  • Working (out) from home: 5 on-demand exercise classes

    Tear your eyes away from Netflix and get moving with these streaming fitness classes. No excuses now!

  • J’adore / J’abhor – Daylight Saving Hours

    The clocks went back this week and the nights truly are closing in. Two Muddy staffers battle out the pros and the cons.

  • 7 steps to better sleep in lockdown

    You've downed a chamomile tea, ignored your phone for an hour and mentally shoved your 900th sheep over a gate - but still can't get to sleep. Sound familiar? Read on for our guide to getting some Z's during lockdown.

  • Gotta Have It

    Planning a garden Easter egg hunt? Better hide this one from the kids - it's the UK's first Cannabis Easter Egg. Ready, steady, munchy!

  • 10 Wellbeing escapes in Devon and beyond

    Wanna escape the daily grind? Book on to one of these gorgeous wellbeing holidays (including 2 in Devon) for some much needed R&R.

  • Wanna break free of the NY resolutions?

    Hands up if you ate all the mince pies? Never mind! January is not the month to go cold turkey, it’s the time to be kind to yourself.

  • Twinkle, twinkle little spa

    Can't resist the the lure of a fluffy robe? Here's my pick of Devon's top 12 spa days (and one I couldn't resist in Cornwall). Book in and bliss out.

  • Pilates…but not as you know it

    Cardio lying down? Yes please! Muddy tries out Adele's fitness of choice, Reformer Pilates, at a brand-new studio in Tiverton.

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    Pining for some R&R?

    We bring good news - we've discovered just the Devon weekender for you to recharge this autumn!

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    Exam time? Grab the Juicer

    Forget the endless late-night bowls of cornflakes - help your teen juice their way through exam stress. Here's why.

  • Spa swimming pool loungers green garden glass

    Review: Gaia Spa

    Feeling like you're on the countdown to summer? Kickstart your body and beauty rituals with a sesh at Devon's Super Spa.

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    Fancy Pressing Pause?

    The Revive Retreat; sounds good already, doesn't it? If you're a frazzled woman, then this could be for you.

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