Soulmates Academy

Building Relationship Competence across the nations

25 yrs ago Soulmates Academy started out with a vision to equip couples to build stronger long-term relationships. That is still an important part of our goal, but today we want to equip EVERYONE to do relationships well.

In 2020, we rebranded our work with Companies & Individuals into 4 Habits Consulting and registered a separate charity to work with Communities & Charities.  Find out more at the links below:

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The 4 Habits

In today's always on world, many people struggle to maintain healthy relationships and establish effective boundaries that support strong emotional health.

We help companies create healthier, more productive, and more inclusive cultures, and couples & individuals enjoy better relationships, by changing behaviours from habits that damage relationships, to habits that strengthen them, on purpose.

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Soulmates Academy Foundation

Soulmates Academy Foundation was registered with the Charity Commission of England & Wales in April 2020.

Our mission is to equip people and communities with the skills to build stronger relationships by providing “Relational Intelligence” resources that are FREE at the point of delivery. Our ambitious goal is to equip 1 million people in the next 10 years!

All relationships face a similar set of hurdles 

Success comes from being equipped to get over the hurdles 

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4 Habits make the difference

Over the last 25+ years, working with countless couples & individuals, we’ve observed that ALL successful relationships exhibit 4 simple, yet fundamental, habits.

On the flip side, every failing relationship we’ve ever seen, lacks one or more of them.

The habits help us get over the hurdles of frustration that come from those key issues of Unmet Expectations, Poor Conflict Resolution skills, Trust & Respect Issues, and Poor Communication.

We can all learn these habits

That was the message our Co-founders shared in their March 2019 TEDx talk, The 4 Habits of ALL Successful Relationships.

Their ‘big idea’ – proactively developing key relationship skills can be the difference between success and failure in long-term relationships. Waiting until things break down before going to counselling is often too little, too late.

Dr Andrea and Jonathan Taylor Cummings delivering their TedX Talk

Why we do what we do…

Our driving purpose

Relationship and family breakdown is a huge problem across the globe. Half of all long-term couple relationships don’t “go the distance” with far reaching implications for the emotional & mental health of the individuals themselves and any children involved. 

Relationship breakdown is also fuelling mental illness and suicide. In 2016, the UK Mental Health Foundation concluded that relationship breakdown is killing us as a society at roughly the same rate as smoking & alcohol, and faster than obesity & lack of exercise.

We believe it doesn’t have to be that way.

25+ years’ experience of working in this space has shown us that adopting a proactive approach to relationships is often the difference between success and failure.

By equipping people with the required skills to face inevitable challenges in their relationships early, together we can dramatically reduce relationships breakdown rates and bring down emotional & mental ill-health statistics at the same time.

Dr Andrea and Jonathan Taylor Cummings

Dr. Andrea & Jon Taylor-Cummings, Founders

Why some relationships work...
and others don't

All relationships face a similar set of “hurdles”. Success comes from knowing how to get over them.

In this short e-Book, we give you an overview of what successful couples do, often unconsciously! These are habits that we can all learn and develop… and when we do and start practicing them, we significantly improve the quality of all our relationships.

Fill in the form below and we’ll send
your FREE copy by email now…

Our Charity Work

Our work with Community Organisations (such as Family Hubs and Churches) and Academic Institutions is a very important part of what we do.

We are currently formulating programmes and packages that will enable us to set out what we can offer.

These are not quite ready yet, but please fill out the form below to express your interest and we’ll be in touch to see what we can do.