There are four words Ceri D'Altroy never wants to hear: 'I took your advice'. She's all for following your heart and living your dreams, but not because she's told you to do so. Unfortunately, having moved away from London to become a psychology lecturer, all she seems to do is inspire people to change their lives.
There's Ed, who's decided to ask out a woman who is way out of his league; Mel and Claudine, two people who are now tempted to start an illicit affair; and Gwen, the chain-smoking head of department who has a deep, dark secret she only wants to share with her new employee. No-one who comes into contact with Ceri is ever the same again. Could this unsuspecting young woman be a modern-day Cupid?