Some tips to let people know you are single

I’ve always said that if only everyone who was single was easy to spot, life would be much so easier for single people! Here are some tips to make it known you are single. Make sure all your friends and family know that you’re single and actively looking, and ask them to keep their eyes […]

What’s the scent of success?.

What’s the scent of success? As a matchmaker, I hear things that other people don’t; very honest things, such as an otherwise lovely match being rejected for wearing too much perfume or aftershave. This may seem like a minor issue, but it can be so off-putting and unnecessary when meeting people for the first time. […]

Annoying Valentine’s day !

Valentine’s Day can be a really hard day for single people, an annoying reminder that so many people are happily coupled up. However, I can assure you that couples often find it hard too! A partnership that has been going for more than 10 years has often gravitated towards a less romantic but more comfortable […]

You are special and unique.

“Never love anyone who treats you like you’re ordinary.” Oscar Wilde certainly had an ear for a good quotation, didn’t he? He’s absolutely right, though. If you don’t perceive yourself as ordinary, it’s much easier for other people to see the unique magic that only you can bring to the world! It can be so […]

Focus and make space for another person.

Make space in your life for new energies and new interests. Be brave: don’t be afraid to change career or environment if you have been in the same position or place for too long. Sit quietly and think about where a good place might be to find a partner with whom you would have a […]

It’s much more fun achieving things in life with a partner

Finding a great partner should be the top consideration in your life. It will affect every aspect of your life: your family, your friends and your career. It will also mean you can relax properly, which is what many people want to do most in a relationship. Below is a link to a brilliant article […]

reconsider your dating life and your ‘type’

Use this time wisely: focus on yourself and find out who you are and what you like. Life doesn’t normally give us much time to do this. If things aren’t working out in your dating search, reconsider what you need and what you are looking for; are you repeatedly making the same mistakes? Get support […]

Your’re dating , you need to take care of yourself .

Wow, what a scary time we’re living in. Everyone is feeling alarmed and scared; but remember, it’s okay to feel scared. It’s okay to have a tearful moment or two, or even a full-on primal scream every once in a while! We certainly are living through a dramatic point in history. At the moment we […]

Savoir-faire: Week 13

Hello everyone, and Merry Christmas! It feels like a bit of a ‘bah humbug’ Christmas this year after everything we’ve been through. Nevertheless, here we are on ‘the big day’. Obviously, Christmas is a traditionally a religious holiday. It’s all about stopping for a while, cooking some treats and being more thoughtful to others. Even […]


Why is solitude essential? I have felt loneliness and experienced solitude for long periods of time in my life. I was forced to acknowledge depression, but eventually I learnt to use this time well: I read, wrote and thought more than I ever had before. It made me stronger and more creative, even though there […]