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  • What I’ve learnt in lockdown

    Love it or loathe it, lockdown has given us time to learn new skills but has it taught us something deeper? Muddy tapped five busy writers and presenters, juggling careers, babies and even a tumour, to tell all.

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    Top tips on love in a Corona climate

    The confinement we're experiencing right now can make even the most rock-solid of relationships creak. Read on for our expert guide on how to keep love (and lust) going.

  • 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!

  • How to be ambitious (and still be kind)

    Muddy chatted to author and comedian Viv Groskop - about redefining female ambition for 2020. Need a life reboot? Viv can help with that.

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    Hobby Up!

    Wanna make your free time more worthwhile? Then check out these fun, interesting and downright quirky courses in and around Hants and IoW.

  • J’adore/ J’abhor

    Parlez-vous teen slang? The language barrier has always been a problem when it comes to parent/child communications. Do you find the way your little darlings speak totally basic or, like, lit?

  • Win £2000 to kickstart your business dreams

    Have a brilliant business that needs a helping hand? We’ve teamed up with business banking alternative, Tide, to offer two grand to give you the boost you need. Competition now closed.

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    Eight Tips For Resolution Success

    Fallen off the wagon of those resolutions already? We hear you sister! In order to make 2020 the best year yet, I've sought out some great advice on getting those habits to stick.

  • 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.

  • #InLoveWithLocal

    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!

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    Can you eat yourself happy and healthy?

    The Natural Health Hub in Lymington is a one-stop-shop to give your body and mind a good ol' detox. With that in mind, we sent Muddy's Robyn to give her eating habits a scientific overhaul.

  • Are you an imposter too?

    Self doubt, anxiety and an inability to believe in your own success. I've just been there and it's not pretty. Here's how to stop it happening to you.

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    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.

  • First time fashion

    Ready for an adventure? Us too! At Muddy we’ve committed to new experiences this summer (both cultural and clothes related, natch). Read on for inspo - and win a sizzling £400 hush wardrobe while you’re at it!

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    Flex your life

    Annie Auerbach has all the answers when it comes to balancing work/family/leisure/gin time. Check out what the hot new self-help authors top tips are.

  • 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!

  • 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!

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    5 killer tips for better work/life balance

    The juggle is real - and not going anywhere - so how the hell can we to get it right?! Let's ask the work/life balance experts for some help.

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    Pampered Pets

    Fido in need of a treat? If your pet your is your absolute world, then show them you care with these super luxe spots for pooch and pet pampering.

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