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  • 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.

  • 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 […]

      • Be a safety-net parent, not a helicopter

        Feeling stressed? What’s your solution? Mindfulness or double espresso? You can’t stop worrying? Do you bring wine o’clock forward or dip into downward dog? All of us experience stress, and it can be overwhelming. But if you’re a parent of a teenager, well, that’s a whole other barrel of bananas. Nicola Morgan is an expert […]

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