As a single person Valentine’s Day can be a bit of a drag; going to a restaurant plastered in big red hearts, when you are having dinner alone, can be more than a little uncomfortable. I had this experience just yesterday hence the urge to write about it.

Having a lover is great, but what is undoubtedly better, is being able to love yourself. This might sound a bit clichéd, but it is the holy grail of happiness. Whether you have a partner or not, the work of loving yourself …