healthy dating mental health mindful dating self-care

Self-care in dating and relationships

Bring to mind a time when you felt you were truly yourself and fully alive. How did it feel, physically mentally, emotionally? What was it you liked about yourself? When did you last feel completely at peace and accepting of every part of yourself without judgment? Now think of a time when you were “in […]

first date listening skills psychology relationships

How should I prepare for my first date?

So you’ve clinched it! You’ve got beyond the endless messaging to actually arranging a date! What should you do next? Here are some tips from someone who had 22 first dates in 2016, plus some stories from my clients …. Where are you going to have your date? Many seasoned daters say meet for a […]

emotional intelligence social skills

Aromatic Dates

How important is it to smell good on a date? You’re probably thinking “Duh! Very important!” but of the nineteen men I’ve dated in the last year, eight didn’t smell good, and that’s an immediate turn off. It’s a sensitive subject, but I have to address it head on. You don’t want this to be […]