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  • Woman jumping for joy by concrete wall

    The magic of ‘me time’

    Frazzled mothers rejoice! Come and hide out with us and let someone look after you for a change. Fitness, fashion, food, wine and unwind. Ahhhh, that's better.

  • Can’t get no sleep?

    You’re not the only one. If Faithless’s 'Insomnia' could’ve been written for you, read on, sleepy head.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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 […]

  • Boiiiing! Jump In trampoline park tried and tested

    I don’t think I know anyone now who hasn’t been to a trampoline park (I even have a stash of those grippy socks in my drawer now). They’re such big business here, having arrived from across the Pond to transform the way us Brits play and get fit. And with our temperamental weather, they are indeed […]

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