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  • vegan food

    10 of the best places to eat vegan

    Going vegan for January or just fancy a bit of a health kick? We've rounded up the places across the counties to try plant-based eating for size.

  • Are you sober curious?

    Whether you're doing Dry January or merely cutting down, we're all re-examining our relationship with alcohol right now after too much December carousing (and some pretty dodgy photos to be honest). Could "sober curious" be for you?

  • Yarrow+Yoga = Healthy & Happy

    Take a deep breath, slow down, treat yourself, and learn about healing herbs. Yoga Atelier's workshops are a tonic.

  • Who do you think you are?

    Do you ever get the feeling that you're going to be found out? I talk to life coach Jessica Wall about Imposter Syndrome.

    • white background crunchy batch of rectangular bars that look like flapjacks oats and fruit on baking paper and marble work surface golden colour and textured

      Deliciously Ella’s Honey & Lemon Breakfast Bars

      With a crunch and a zing, it's off to work we go. Deliciously Ella's breakfast bars are also good to munch on mid afternoon when you're having idle KitKat thoughts.

    • Your winter wellbeing, sorted

      Health and fitness slumping now it’s cold and dark outside? We asked a GP, a PT and a nutritionist how best to bounce back. Here are their expert top tips.

      • September resolutions

        Back to school, back to work. September is the perfect month for making positive plans.

      • Wouldn’t you though?

        Is it possible for skincare products to contain only six ingredients, sometimes fewer? A former BBC producer has hit on a winning and organic formula in Harpenden.

        • Mother’s Day gift ideas

          Some gift ideas for Mother's Day, with recommendations from some of the local independent businesses in the Muddy Herts Little Black Book

        • Head to toe health check – do you have the nerve for it?

          Hero, editor of Muddy Bucks/Oxon and founder of Muddy Stilettos, has just been for an MOT at a clinic that will soon be opening a branch at Champneys in Tring: With the NHS buckling under pressure, GP surgeries rammed and seemingly a different doctor working every time you manage to rugby tackle a receptionist for […]

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