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  • 7 steps to better sleep in lockdown

    So you've downed a chamomile tea and ignored your phone but still can't get to sleep. Sound familiar? Read on for our guide to getting some Z's during lockdown.

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    Lockdown anxiety: 7 smart 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 for seven ways to tackle the tension.

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    Positive pants on! 6 lockdown silver-linings

    Covid fatigue kicking in? Ditch the bloody banana loaf, lock yourself in the bathroom and enjoy the simple pleasures, then plot your post lockdown escape from 3 Dec. Positive vibes guaranteed.

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    6 steps to better wellbeing this October

    Lockdown, curfews, general panic - the last few months have been stressful to say the least, so we're pegging October to focus on our wellbeing, starting with these six simple steps.

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    Creating a signature scent? It’s emotional

    Don't suffer the smell of Gwyneth Paltrow's orgasm. Say yes, yes YES to creating your signature scent at a Home Fragrance workshop where memories are literally bottled.

  • Cat Fitchett Balance Pro reformer pilates Berkshire

    Muddy slides into a Reformer Pilates class

    Cardio lying down? Yes please! Muddy tries Adele's fitness of choice, Reformer Pilates, at a fab studio in Hurley, Berkshire.

  • Flex pilates Sophie Hewitt

    Core strength? What’s that? Muddy tries pilates

    How do you banish the post-lockdown couch potato vibes? Er, call on Sophie at FLEX.Pilates to reacquaint you with your core.

  • Feel good fitness

    If you've fallen off the fitness wagon during Lockdown, fear not. Wrestle into your Lycra and head to the best boutique gyms and the coolest classes in Berkshire. Whisper it, it might even be fun.

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    7 steps to better sleep

    You've downed a chamomile tea, ignored your phone and mentally shoved your 900th sheep over a gate - but still can't get to sleep. Sound familiar? Time to pandemic-proof your Zs.

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    Things I’ve learnt in lockdown

    Being confined at home for most of us has meant a mixture of soul-searching, recalibration and new skills learnt. After eight weeks of lockdown, this much I now know...

  • 8 of the best… bras for running

    Running the one thing keeping you sane? Just for you we've rounded up (er, excuse the pun) the best high support running bras - all perfect for your daily exercise hit.

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    Top tips on love in a Corona climate

    The confinement we're experiencing right now can make even the most rock-solid of relationships creak. Read on for our expert guide on how to keep love (and lust) going.

  • How to be happy in 2019

    New Year, new chance to give yourself a great big shot of positive energy with one of these 28 inspirational ideas.

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