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  • A Muddy call to arms

    The escalation of COVID 19 means our local businesses are battling to survive - but we have some ideas to help. Ready, steady, support!

  • Worried about CV Lockdown?

    We've chatted to experts at Age Space to get some practical advice if your parents are over 70 and facing imminent isolation.

  • Get body smart at iOme

    A personalised, holistic approach to fitness – no rows of treadmills, TV screens or gym bunnies here – it's personal training without the price tag.

  • Menopause & Nutrition

    As if anxiety, tender breasts, sleep problems, hot flushes, low energy, no sex drive and a dry vagina weren't enough - weight gain too?! Read our diet and lifestyle do's & don'ts for managing the menopause.

  • 10 Valentine date nights

    We've come up with AA rosetted and Michelin star restaurants, gorgeous country and chic city hotels, cosy countryside pubs, cafes and a beachside retreat – but you'll have to find your own babysitter.

  • Monart Day Spa, Poundbury, Dorchester

    One of the top spas in the world – the 5 star Monart Destination Spa, Ireland – has come to Dorset. Lucky us!

  • 6 of the best… candle subscriptions

    Ooooh, something smells lovely! These clever candle subscriptions make a thoughtful winter gift (even if it's for yourself - shhhhh, we won't tell).

  • bucket list

    Live your bucket list

    Put together a bucket list of life-long dreams. And then actually start living. Here's some inspo from lifestyle producer, Holly Patrick from heyyholly, to get you started.

  • essence hair beauty

    Hydrotherm massage

    This super soothing massage treatment at Essence Hair & Beauty in Wedmore involves water – but you don't get wet!

  • this girl can

    This girl can!

    Juggling motherhood, jiggly bits and the barriers to exercising, This Girl Can is back with its brand new campaign and we love it!

  • Pamper day? Four luxe London wellbeing destinations

    Feeling frazzled? London day trips aren't just for shopping/drinking/sightseeing - get thee to the city for a turbo-charged wellbeing fix.

  • retirement

    A simpler life

    How to choose a retirement property that ticks all the right boxes

  • Spa time!

    Summer's over, we've all gone back to work and, quite frankly, I'm in need of a spa day. Who's with me? Here's the Muddy guide of the best pamper spots across the Muddy counties. 

  • 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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