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Wellbeing

  • REVIEW: Poppinghole Farm Spa

    Clinical spas not your thing but craving some serious pampering? Say hello to Poppinghole Farm Spa, near Robertsbridge in East Sussex which is so cosy you even get your own cottage.

  • Review: Oskia ritual treatment at Utopia Spa, East Grinstead

    Tension begone! Muddy Sussex darts off on our lunch break to test the limits of this new luxe body and face treatment at the amazing Utopia Spa within Alexander House, Turners Hill.

  • 7 reasons to visit Leonardslee Lakes & Gardens

    Ancient, verdant, and beautiful, these 240 acres of jaw-dropping woodland gardens offer far more than just flowers. Here's why Leonardslee is top of our to-visit list.

  • 6 ways to get the best sleep you’ve ever had

    Do you struggle to snooze? We’ve nobbled the pros at Healthily for the latest scientific thinking on how to conquer insomnia. Cue, walnuts, pink noise - and orgasms.

  • Wild swimming spots in Sussex and beyond

    Fancy a dip? Now the weather is warming up it's way it's time to don your wetsuit and try nature's swimming pools. We've picked some of the loveliest spots in Sussex. Flowery swim caps on let's dive in!

  • WIN £3,000 cash for your business!

    To celebrate this year's Muddy Awards, our national sponsor Healthily is giving away a life-changing £3k cash injection to boost one company's health & wellbeing. Click to enter now!

  • 16 stunning bluebell walks in Sussex

    Blooming 'eck! Bluebells are popping up in their thousands across Sussex. Here's where to find the best of them on your sprightly springtime walk.

  • 6 reasons to get outside in Sussex this Spring

    The sun's out, and so are we - and with local gems like Nymans and Standen on our doorstep, there are plenty of reasons to go al fresco this season. Here's six things to see when you visit them.

  • 15 reasons to visit Wakehurst all year round

    Art, nature and family events combine at Wakehurst within it's stunning 535 acres of gardens and landscapes to discover.

  • You beauty! Sussex’s best beauty secrets revealed

    Whether you want to glow naturally with locally made organic goodies or blitz your bits with the latest high-tech treatments we know where to go for Sussex's best beauty.

  • Ready for bed? 7 top buys for a restful sleep

    In celebration of World Sleep Day, here are our top shopping picks, from pillows and candles to sheets to sliders. If these don't help you reach the land of nod, nothing will!!

  • Morning routines of happy women: the fashion MD

    Disco workouts, outfit building, and the perfect creamy scrambled eggs - this is what a morning looks like for Fiona Lambert, Managing Director of Jaeger

  • Course you can! Learn something new in Sussex

    From baking to printing, foraging to art - learn something new this year with our round-up of some great courses in Sussex.

  • The most Instagrammable spots in Sussex

    Usual walks getting a bit monotonous? Keep yourself motivated to get outside and hone your photography skills to boot by doing it for the 'gram.

  • Megan Rossi’s Prebiotic Rocky Road

    A traybake that's actually good for your gut and tastes like a treat? Look no further than this clever recipe from the gut health expert's new book

  • Spinach and ricotta ravioli – revamped!

    Fresh from the new book by gut health expert Dr Megan Rossi is a surprisingly filling and easy-to-make pasta supper - maybe this health kick isn't going to be so tough after all?

  • 8 health and fitness books to kick-start your 2022

    New year, new bod: Get your exercise groove on with one of these new wave of bespoke fitness books catering for everyone, from angry yogis to gym sceptics

  • Best spa breaks to book now

    Robe and fluffy slippers at the ready! It's time to revitalise for the new year with some serious pampering, and these spa breaks are the best way to do it. Meet you in the jacuzzi...

  • Your health questions answered!

    Don’t understand why the weight won’t shift? Have a back that’s reminiscent of Quasimodo? Muddy puts your questions to Healthily’s chief medical officer, Professor Maureen Baker

  • Green age kicks! eco-cool trainers

    There's nothing like box fresh white trainers to put a spring in your step. The good news for the planet is that this lot tick the stylish and sustainable box too.

  • Easy! Buy these, and sleep better

    Having trouble sleeping? Us and half the world right now! Here's what the Muddy team have in their shopping baskets to help with some much-needed shut-eye.

  • Five ways to become more Zen

    Whether it's social anxiety about lockdown ending, or panic that it's not coming soon enough, a new book claims the ancient art of Zen will see us through. Ready to try it?

  • Low mood > depression > and how to tackle it

    One in five people reading this feature will be suffering from some form of depression. Here's how to spot the signs and help yourself and those you love.

  • Cheaper than therapy: brilliant self-help books

    Being stuck inside for a year hasn’t done us a ton of good, but help is at hand. Try one of these tomes designed to get our work, home and head space in order.

  • Fast and filling recipes for Feb

    No time/energy to cook (let alone make it healthy)? Don't worry, we've got you. Here are two low-effort, speedy suppers under 500 calories to feel good about.

  • Best new fitness tech for 2021

    Need something to help those workouts along? Itching for some new tech in the new year? Read on for the Muddy edit of the best flashy fitness buys of 2021.

  • Listen up! Best wellbeing podcasts

    Want to boost your wellbeing? Hell yeah! While we can’t go to the gym right now, we can go on long solo walks with inspirational podcasts. Here's our pick.

  • The foxiest fitness gear for 2021

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

  • The only 5 resolutions you need to keep in 2021

    January is traditionally a time for making ridiculous promises and then feeling shame by failing to keep them. Not this year: we’ve been through enough.

  • Alarm clock

    7 steps to better sleep during a pandemic

    You've downed a chamomile tea, ignored your phone for an hour and mentally shoved your 900th sheep over a gate - but still can't get to sleep. Sound familiar? Read on for our guide to getting some Z's during lockdown.

  • Stress

    Lockdown anxiety: 7 ways to keep it in check

    Lockdown is back and with it, hours and hours to listen to the rising panic in our heads. Don’t fancy that much? Nor us, so read on.

  • M&S hiking boot

    Walkies! Cold weather walking gear to pick up now

    Gyms are closed (as is practically everything else), so we're getting our exercise fix with some long winter walks. Here's all the gear you'll need to stretch those legs this season.

  • J’adore / J’abhor – Daylight Saving Hours

    The clocks went back this week and the nights truly are closing in. Two Muddy staffers battle out the pros and the cons.

  • 8 of the best… bras for running

    Running the one thing keeping you sane? Just for you we've rounded up (er, excuse the pun) the best high support running bras - all perfect for your daily exercise hit.

  • Gotta Have It

    Planning a garden Easter egg hunt? Better hide this one from the kids - it's the UK's first Cannabis Easter Egg. Ready, steady, munchy!

  • 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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