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  • weight loss measuring tape around tummy

    What’s up doc?

    Can't get an appointment at your local GP surgery? Go see one on tour instead! Dr Michael Mosley is rocking up in Wycombe and is on hand to answer all your impertinent questions. Muddy meets him.

  • Actress Amy Schumer drinking a comedy sized giant glass of white wine

    Are you sober curious?

    Occasional abstinence or merely cutting down, we're all re-examining our relationship with alcohol. Could "sober curious" be for you?

  • Chilly yellow and blue metal bottles on royal blue background

    Water, water everywhere

    Too much wine left you feeling like a raisin? I hear you. If you want to drink more H2O in 2019 and save the planet, then go eau… eau… eau… for these sexy reusable bottles. Water has never looked so good.

  • Drunk dog lying on the floor sunglasses wonky tie wine

    What happens now?

    Good news for those who are finding abstinence a bore - 2018's about mindful drinking. Pour a glass and read on.

  • Dame Kelley Holmes looking strong and empowering wearing green workout t-shirt, black sports bra and black watch

    New health & fitness festival

    After a summer of booze, bands and bonkers kids, you're going to need a sanity-saver. I've got just the thing.

  • Win the food fight

    Fussy eater in the family? Here are Food Coach Helen Halliday's top tips to stop mealtimes turning into a war zone and save your sanity. You'll be surprised how little changes will make a big difference.

  • Your guide to a sweet smile

    A cracking smile is not just for the rich, famous and TOWIE. More and more people are investing in their smile so they can flash their gnashers with pride.

  • Declutter and train your house wreckers

    Come on ‘fess up your clutter is out of control. It could be that yours is confined to the ‘junk’ drawer – a black hole where buttons, screws, drawing pins, random keys, cracker gifts and plastic bendy things gather cling together for moral support. Well, my house is fast becoming the supersize version of that drawer. The stuff gets bigger […]

  • Why it’s totally ok (and good for you!) to be *lazy*

    Laurence Shorter is an author, leadership coach and stand-up comedian and his latest book, The Lazy Guru’s Guide to Life (Orion Books, £14.99) is a charming and lighthearted look at a serious problem. We are all on the hamster wheel and it seems to be getting faster, so how do we stop? Is it really […]

  • Try this: Stress therapy at Haven Wellbeing Hub

    Katie Palmer is a hugger. When I turned up for my first session at her holistic therapy centre, Haven Wellbeing Hub in Wokingham, she ignored my outstretched hand and gave me a lovely hug as if we were lifelong old friends. Which, if anyone else had done on a first meeting would have freaked me out, but coming […]

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