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  • Hypnotherapy for relaxation

    Heard of hypnosis? And I don't mean the kind that makes you do wacky things, like you see on the telly? Hypnotherapy can help with anxiety, stress, and plenty more. Muddy went to de-stress.

  • Retainer reality for kids and teens

    So, your teenager has done their time wearing braces and finally a gorgeous new smile is revealed. Now they must join the retainer club. Here's all you need to know thanks to Smile 101 in Guilford.

  • Divorce and kids: how to ease the pain

    Divorce is never easy, but when children are involved there's an extra layer of complication, emotion and hurt. Family lawyer Claire O'Flinn has this advice.

  • A parents’ guide to giving kids a straighter smile

    So you think your child might need braces - but where do you start? Is it best to have them fitted as a child? Or in the teenage years? Smile 101 Orthodontic Centre in Guildford have this advice.

  • 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

  • Considering divorce? When’s the right time?

    When is the right time to file for divorce, and what should you do before you start proceedings? We asked divorce and family lawyer Claire O'Flinn for advice.

  • Review: Thrive in 5

    If you fancy getting your fitness fix from your front room, you'll love the online Thrive in 5 programme from Surrey fitness trainer Lucinda Newman-Jones. You'll feel fitter, stronger and healthier - and a bit smug at working out 5 times a week!

  • How to cope when a loved-one dies

    Dealing with bereavement is hard enough, without also having to consider the administrative side of things. Here law firm Bishop and Sewell offer some advice for navigating these sometimes tricky waters.

  • What not to do if your spouse is having an affair

    As tempting as it might be to dump the contents of your spouse's wardrobe on the doorstep, or sell off their prized wine collection - don't, advises family lawyer Claire O'Flinn. Here she explains why these things are a big no-no.

  • Why runners should also do Pilates

    The benefits of Pilates are widely known - improved flexibility, muscle strength and balance. And if you're a runner, it's the perfect partner - just ask Pilates instructor and runner Sara Rounce.

  • Surrogacy: How to begin your journey

    Surrogacy. It's emotional, fraught and legally complex. But for people who are unable to start a family the traditional way, it can be their only option. Victoria Maxwell, a solicitor at Bishop and Sewell talks us through the legal side of it.

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