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Author: Rachel

7 Ways to Impress Your Date

Dates can be nerve wracking, especially if it's your first time meeting. Here are our top tips to impress your date, and ensure you can secure the second, third and fourth!

5 of the Best Indoor Dates!

Is now really the time to be dating? The world may be on pause but that doesn’t mean your happiness should be. Don’t let a pandemic and a little thing like not being able to leave your house stand in your way.

Dating Advice for the Successful Professional

You're an expert in your field, you've developed a method for problem solving and you have the ability to adapt and find solutions in the workplace. But your skill set for overcoming challenges in the office is very different for a romantic relationship.

Shared Values: The Key to Successful Relationships

Do likeminded couples stay together better, or does it ring true that opposites attract? The biggest indicator of long-term success is typically neither shared hobbies or balanced personalities, but rather aligned core values.

Virtual Dating

Now is the time to get inventive with dating and here are some fun ideas you can do for a date night, date lunch or even a class with the National Ballet.. the options are endless!

Paradox of Choice: How FOMO Can Make Dating in the Modern Age Difficult  

When faced with too many options to consider, we can find ourselves overwhelmed and feeling as though we’ll be missing opportunities either way we choose. The dating apps are no exclusion to this, how are you supposed to weed through millions of profiles within a twenty mile radius?

Could Being Unconsciously Passive-Aggressive be Ruining Your Relationships?

As a matchmaker, I often meet people unable to identify whether they’re acting in a passive-aggressive way. So what does passive-aggressive behavior look like? And how can you make a change?

Maclynn International’s Statement on Coronavirus

The team at Vida (trading as Maclynn International) are committed to the wellbeing of our members and staff. We take pride in delivering an exceptional level of customer service and tailoring membership to meet the individual needs of each client. In line with our values we will offer as much flexibility as possible to include […]

What is a Platonic Relationship, Are they Healthy and Can they Be Sustained?

Platonic relationships do involve love, but this is not to be confused with love seen within romantic relationships.

Singles’ Guide to Valentine’s Day Fun

The best plan to tackle Valentine’s Day is to plan a day around you and your brilliant friends who might also be in the same boat. Here’s some ideas on both sides of the pond that don’t involve sitting at a table for one in a restaurant full of couples.

Is It True Love? 7 Questions to Ask a Potential Life Partner

Does your partner perceive you as someone who exists primarily to serve their happiness? Do they value you as a person? If you’re still weighing up the pros and cons of getting together with someone, it’s very much worth your time and effort to have a dialogue with them about their values, their views and their perception of what love really means.

7 Relationship Advice Tips from a Chartered Psychologist and Matchmaker

Asking for relationship advice, whether it’s from a friend, family member of professional can sometimes be a little tricky.

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