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Dating Do’s

07 Feb

Are you just loved by other people’s Mom’s, instantly liked by new acquaintances, and your friends think you're hilarious, but when it comes to dating you feel like an epic fail? Suddenly you’re on a date nervously start talking about your exes, catch yourself making an inappropriate joke and lose the facial muscles that make you smile? Relax, chill, do your homework and pick up my tips on dating do’s and don’ts.

Alone in the City: The Metropolis and your Love Life

The dating scene can be tough – and, when you’re living in a big city, it can be especially difficult.

How to Make Long-Distance Relationships Work

As Vida’s international matchmaker, I am often connecting people who live in different cities, and often different countries. In order for these relationships to flourish, the people involved have to be open-minded that a long-distance relationship CAN work.

Christmas Markets & the City

There are some real Christmas Market weekend getaway gems, but with being so busy getting ready for the festive season take the planning pressure off and stay at home. Here are a couple of my favourite markets and where to experience the best winter brrrrrrrunch close by. Festive romance abounds!

How Shared Values Lead to Successful Relationships

Love is the product of the interaction between a myriad of complex forces – of which one prime example is shared values.

Fireworks and Gratitude

At Vida we are definitely international, which means we love our members and friends to experience the best of all celebrations throughout the year. November the 5th in the UK is what we call Bonfire Night, a celebration of a foiling of the plot to destroy parliament celebrated with a big fire and an often-huge firework display. In the US and with American friends in London we love Thanksgiving. But where to go to enjoy the festivities? Here are my top tips:

Happiness and the Pursuit of Love

What is happiness?

It is a question that has befuddled us since time immemorial. At its heart, though, simply lies the need to understand how best to live our lives.

The Five Love Languages: My Take as a Professional Matchmaker

As a professional matchmaker at an elite dating agency, I am always keeping abreast of the latest psychological research into romantic relationships. As we each perceive and feel love in different ways, the key to a great relationship is to learn to speak the ‘language’ of the other person.

Autumnal Romance in the City

04 Oct

Romance in the movies have the edge when the scenes are set in an autumnal setting ablaze in red, yellow and orange. But where to find the perfect spot to experience this on both sides of the pond? Leafy vistas with fireside dining and cosy weekend away accommodation is what we dream of at this time of the year. If you want to stay close to home, take a stroll through the leaves with me as I reveal my top tips for autumnal romance in the city.

A life in love: lessons from a career in matchmaking

Matchmaking is more than a career: my team and I have the power in our hands to revolutionise our clients’ lives beyond recognition. For over seven years now, The Vida Consultancy has been drawing together some of the world’s most exceptional singletons and finding them love amongst one another.

5 Hot First Date Locations

With endless date spot options, where does one start? Look no further, read on for my top 5 hot first date locations.

5 Picturesque NYC Weekend Getaways

30 Aug

 New York, New York. One of the most buzzing, vibrant cities in the States, if not the world. But sometimes… you just need to get away for a weekend – to experience nature, fresh air, quietude. Here are five of our top weekend getaway destinations just outside NYC for you and your special someone.

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