The Urban Guide to the Countryside
Kent Edition

Category: Health

7 Simple Steps: Change your eating habits FOREVER!

25 Jan 2017

How is it that healthy living no longer seems to be about good old fashioned common sense? Nowadays it’s all about the gadgets (a watch to monitor my every move? No thank you!). There’s also an element of kudos and one-upmanship – and don’t even get me started on the scarily competitive, obsessive ‘clean eating’. Well scrap that people, because we all know that gizmos have a short shelf life and fad diets fail (and are very boring).

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Cool new fitness class

19 Jan 2017

Did you start January with a vow to do something to counteract those 8,000 mince pies? Me too. But breaking out that neglected Lycra is flippin’ hard, especially when it’s cold and dark outside and Netflix is emiting its siren call. Maybe you started your new exercise regime, but aren’t yet convinced it’s the right one for you? Or maybe you’re still looking for something awesome, that’s going to get you in the kick ass shape of your life?

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Lava Shell Massage at The Granary Spa

18 Aug 2016

The average person is only able to fully relax for 36 minutes a day (so says a brand new study) – that’s just three hours across the entire working week. Does this sound like you? It certainly rings true with me. In the week, on a good day, (if we both happen to be home), Mr Muddy K and I might sit down to eat for half an hour, fairly late in the evening.

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Perfect Pedi at The Peacock Rooms, Sevenoaks

29 Jul 2016

I pop over to visit friends and family in Sevenoaks a lot and was excited to hear about the brand new luxury Aveda hair salon and spa that has just opened up on the high street. So a couple of weeks ago, when the sun was sporadically putting its hat on and I knew that sandals would soon be an inevitable part of my daily wardrobe, I decided to put them to the ultimate test.

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