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    ‘Superspa’ breaks for 2020

    I'll tell you what I want, what I really really want... a massage, mani and Jacuzzi please. Here's our round up of the best spa breaks to book now.

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    Muddy’s best winter walks

    Wrap up warm, grab your walking boots and go in search of your own winter wonderland! Here's where we'll be striding out over the coming months.

    • Witness the fitness

      New year, new fitness routine? We're with you! Here's the Muddy edit of stylish sportswear that'll have you in tip-top form in no time.

    • J’adore/ J’abhor

      Feeling it for 2020's New Year's Resolutions or think they're a total waste of time? Muddy ed-in-chief Hero and HQ staffer Nancy duke it out.

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        How to have an eco-friendly Christmas

        'Tis the season to banish waste, tat, all things un-recyclable and go sustainable. Does anyone know where you can buy halos?

      • #InLoveWithLocal this Xmas

        We're all for shopping at local indies at Muddy and we know you are too - step away from Amazon and read on for how together we can turn this impulse into a bonafide movement. Get involved!

        • Flexible working – a personal view

          It's a contentious issue, that's for sure! As a full-time working mum and business owner, Muddy Founder Hero Brown can see both sides of that fence. Wanna know what she thinks?

        • The power of scent

          Feeling SAD? Suzanne Taylor, founder of luxury local candle brand, Taylor Benfield, waxes lyrical about the soothing power of a scented candle during the colder months.

        • 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.

        • How to be a better you!

          I shed my self-help cynicism and tried out an NLP life coaching taster session at Edge in Tring and (*spoiler alert*) came away feeling strangely empowered.

        • Wonderful weddings

          Planning a wedding? Don't do anything until you've consulted our comprehensive wedding guide for all 21 Muddy counties. The dreamiest venues, florists, photographers and more- you're welcome!

        • 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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