Blog: Matchmaker’s Comment
It’s inevitable that in January we all think, "ok this year I’m going to do this or that to improve various aspects of my life, whether it is my dating landscape, career, fitness or well-being". The big question is will it last beyond January? My team at Vida are all about supporting your relationship goals, so I was curious to understand how coaching can also help to contribute. Recently I sat down with Martin Turner – Mutatio Coach for an inspirational chat about setting goals.
Relationships in modern society are changing, not always meaning marriage, and sometimes cohabiting is enough for many and more common place. Clients ask us about how that impacts them. We've gone to speak to the experts at Sheridans and this is what they had to say…
Is vulnerability actually the key to having a close relationship? Brené Brown shows us that being vulnerable is not a weakness, but allows you to get much closer to the more truthful and authentic version of yourself.
In those early, heady days of a relationship, you want to share and do everything together - it is a wonderful and exciting time. However, research has found that many people, especially men, experience a crisis of identity when they enter into a relationship.
It’s a cliché but it’s true: nothing’s going to be handed to you on a plate. Nothing comes to you if you don’t get off your backside and actively seek it out – and love and romance are no different.
Is there anything more intoxicating than starting a relationship with someone? The fun, the excitement, the thrill…Similarly, going after your career goals can be the same. Both bring butterflies to the stomach. But balancing strong relationships and demanding careers can be a tricky tightrope walk, especially if either aspect is putting pressure on the other. The question is, can you have a demanding career, and a deep and meaningful connection? Or do we have to choose one or the other?
Can romantic love be sparked in an instant?