Worst Valentine's Day Ever

Can a disasterous Valentine’s Day actually be a good thing? I should know…

Valentine’s isn’t always all hearts and flowers Valentine’s Day can be wonderful. If you choose to spend it with the person who you love, enjoying and indulging in the wonderful connection that you have, it can be magical. If you’re alone, it can be difficult. If your partner walked out on you unexpectedly the night […]

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What IS Feminine? What does femininity look like? – Part 2

Last week I started answering the question “What IS Feminine and what does it look like” and we covered the first four aspects: Flow, Emotionally Connected, Making Connections & Inspiring. This week, we finish with the final four aspects of the feminine: Nurturing People who are more feminine at core are at their heart nurturers…but this […]

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What IS Feminine? What does femininity look like? – Part 1

Having established what feminine isn’t the next obvious question is “what do we mean when we say ‘feminine’?” Femininity can take on many forms, because it is unique to the individual woman. For example, when I’ve asked for examples of feminine women in the public eye, three women who regularly get mentioned are Kate Middleton (the newest member […]

LPPTV Episode 26 - What 1 secret will make Christmas better for any relationship situation? - Claire Brummell, The Relationist, Love Polarity and Passion

What 1 Secret Will Make Christmas Better For ANY Relationship Situation?

Christmas can be a really challenging time for relationships.  It doesn’t seem to matter what your relationship situation is, whether you’re single, you’ve newly met someone or have been together for years, Christmas can create some difficulties. If you’re single the holiday season can seem to be a minefield of happy couples, relatives questioning when you’re […]

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Last Christmas?

I love Christmas time. It’s all about fun, family, friends…a season of magic to warm up the chill of winter outside. It’s a chance to be a big kid (not that I need any excuse!) and indulge in all the things that we spend the rest of the year saying “oh I shouldn’t…” to. It’s […]

Why Does Heartbreak Hurt So Much?

Last week I shared that December is known as the annual breakup season, and a lot of people shared how the article had come at the perfect time for them, because they were dealing with a recent break up themselves. When I started hearing this, it took me back to some of my own personal experiences of heartbreak. […]

Would you like to know how to avoid the annual breakup season?

The festive season can be wonderful. …it can also be a really challenging time of year. Family commitments, present-buying, Christmas parties, money-worries, end of year deadlines… It’s a recipe for a stress-cocktail. It’s no surprise that according to Facebook, December is the month of the year with the highest number of breakups. The problem with […]

When to say "F*ck That" to Gratitude

When to say ‘F*ck That’ to gratitude

I’m all for an attitude of gratitude, in fact I’ve spent a lot of time blogging about it over the past 3-4 years. If you’d prefer to read a nice, happy, focus on the positive blog post to celebrate this day of thanks, then my advice is to cut your losses now and head over […]

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The 11 Biggest Misperceptions About The Masculine – Part 2

Last week we began looking at the 11 biggest misperceptions about the masculine, but why is it important for us to understand them? Unfortunately, working with both men and women around the world I see the consequences of the beliefs that both men and women hold about masculinity, and how it affects both them and […]

The 11 Biggest Misperceptions About The Masculine – Part 1

A while ago I posted an article explaining what feminine is not because the word ‘feminine’ has become so misunderstood that many women have actively avoided or denied any association with it. Unfortunately I see a similar situation when it comes to the word masculine. When I hear the words masculine and feminine used in […]

How Fast Should You Go From Online Dating To Real Life?

These days, when people are looking to begin dating or meeting new people, they will often give online dating a go. It’s a great way to meet people who are actively telling you that they’re interested in dating. It’s also a great way to meet more people then you would in your average week going […]

LPPTV Episode 24 - When Does 1+1 in a Relationship Not Equal 2 - Claire Brummell, The Relationist, Love Polarity and Passion

When Does 1+1 in a Relationship NOT Equal 2?

Generally speaking we’ve come to expect that 1+1 equals 2. So in the majority of monogamous relationships, it would be reasonable to expect that the same principe would apply. But the reality is that in relationships 1+1 does not always equal 2. Sometimes it equals 2. Sometimes it equals 0. Sometimes it equals way MORE […]

LPPTV Episode 23 - Claire, Do You Ever Argue With Your Partner? - Claire Brummell, The Relationist, Love Polarity and Passion

Claire, Do You Ever Argue With Your Partner?

I’ve been working as a coach and mentor for a few years now, and I’ve been asked some interesting questions in that time. I’ve been asked about dating, sex, unconventional relationships, you name it. But a few months ago I was asked the question that stopped me dead in my tracks. “Claire, Do You Ever […]

LPPTV Episode 22 - Is Commitment Killing Your Relationship?

Is Commitment Killing Your Relationship?

In my experience, the majority of people at some point in their life will be looking for a long-term, committed relationship. Someone to spend the rest of their days with. Someone to grow old with. Someone to share their life with. Someone to marry. Someone to have children with. Someone who will be there forever. We get […]

LPPTV Episode 21 - Is there any such thing as the one

Is There Any Such Thing As ‘The One’?

Is he the one for me? Is she the one for me? I have been asked by both the young and the old whether there is any such thing as ‘the one’. In our culture, we seem to be fixated on finding ‘the one’, that one special person who is a perfect fit for us. […]

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The 5 most important things to help you deal with a broken heart…

By now, I’m sure you know that during the course of my life I’ve had to face one of the more difficult challenges that life has to offer more than once…how to deal with a broken heart. After going through the normal reaction involving tears, above average chocolate consumption and an extra glass of wine […]

LPPTV Episode 20 - How Can You Travel Together Without Ruining Your Relationship? - Claire Brummell, The Relationist, Love Polarity and Passion

How Do You Travel Together Without Ruining Your Relationship?

I don’t know about you, but I can’t tell you about the number of trips that I’ve been on where a problem with the person I’ve been travelling with has really put a dampener on the trip. Whether that person was a friend, a family member, a partner or even a stranger I met while […]

Broken Heart, Heartbreak

How to deal with Heartbreak…

A question that I get asked on a regular basis is “How do I deal with a broken heart?” and specifically from women “How do I deal with a broken heart and still stay in my feminine?” As we know, being feminine is about being open and embracing the ability to be vulnerable. So when […]

LPPTV Episode 19 - Why The Grass Is Never Greener - Claire Brummell, The Relationist, Love Polarity and Passion

Why The Grass Is Never Greener…

I’ve been there, and I’m sure you have too. For whatever reason, your current relationship situation isn’t quite working out the way you want it to. Maybe you’re in a relationship and having some problems. Maybe you’re single and not enjoying it. Maybe you’ve changed how you feel about the person you’re with. You look […]

LPPTV Episode 18 - How Do You Trust Again? - Claire Brummell, The Relationist, Love Polarity and Passion

How Do You Trust Again?

Most of us, at some point in our lives have suffered the pain of a broken heart. We’ve loved, we’ve lost and quite often we find out along the way that the person we chose might not have been quite who we thought they were. We might have had experiences where we’ve been lied to, […]