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Our IJL Date Smart Coaching Team has compiled some of their favorite recommendations. These podcasts, videos and books are the building blocks to creating successful dating and personal habits. 

The 2020 IJL Guide to Dating:
Chapter 1: Change Your Outlook & Your Luck Will Change

Chapter 2: Where to Begin

Chapter 3: Places to go, People to See

Chapter 4: The It's Just Lunchbox of Flirting Tips and Tools

Chapter 5: It's a Date!

Chapter 6: The First Date

Chapter 7: Beyond The First Date

Chapter 8: Dating Exclusively

Chapter 9: Specific Dating Situations

For Mindset/Attitude:

How to Be Single and Happy: Science-Based Strategies for Keeping Your Sanity While Looking for a Soul Mate by Jennifer Taitz 

If The Buddha Dated by Charlotte Kasl

Living The 80/20 Way by Richard Koch

The Seven Habits Of Highly Effective People by Stephen Covey 

Daring Greatly by Brene Brown

Power of Positive Thinking by Norman Vincent Peale


For Body Image:

Love Your Body, Love Your Life: 5 Steps to End Negative Body Obsession and Start Living Happily and Confidently by Sarah Maria


If you have struggled with Abuse:

Why does he do that by Lundy Bancroft

For Conversation Skills:

The Charisma Myth: How Anyone Can Master the Art and Science of Personal Magnetism by Olivia Fox Cabane

How to win friends and influence people by Dale Carnegie


For Love

The Five Love Languages by Gary Chapman

Getting The Love You Want by Harville Hendrix


For Sex/Sex Appeal

She Comes First: The Thinking Man's Guide To Pleasuring A Woman  by Ian Kerner, Ph.D.

Mama Gena’s School of Womanly Arts by Regena Thomashauer


For Dating Strategy

First Impressions: What You Don't Know About How Others See You by Ann Demarais and Valerie White

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The key to great energy on a first date

IJL's Dating and Relationship Coach, Jolene Beaton, interviews Entrepreneur Greg Anderson to discuss how meditation can bring great energy to your dating life.

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Using your voice in the dating world to get what you want!

IJL's Dating and Relationship Coach, Jolene Beaton, interviews Author, Global Speaker and Certified Life Coach Andrea Owen. Andrea helps women achieve and maximize unshakeable confidence and master resilience! 

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Dating with Kids

IJL's Dating and Relationship Coach, Jolene Beaton, interviews Relationship and Healing Coach Heather Carter.

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Looking and Feeling Your Best

Jolene Beaton's, IJL own Date & Relationship Coach, talks with Dr. Debbie Bright, Functional Medicine Practitioner about how looking and feeling your best impacts your dating world and love life.

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Coaching 101

What is coaching and how do clients benefit from it? Tune in with Matchmaker Julie and Dating  Coach Jolene as they discuss.

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Interview with Michael O'Neal

Michael O'Neal is the host of a internationally top-rated podcast, The Soloprenuer hour. In this interview Michael and Jolene discuss what to do with your time in business, how to develop a hobby/interest, the art of conversation and connection on a date. 

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