Archive for June 2016

LET’S GET SOCIAL: HOW TO USE FACEBOOK TO GROW YOUR BIZ

Social Media. These days it’s about so much more than sharing photos with family, tracking down old school mates and long lost cousins or keeping tabs on your favourite celebrities. It’s now one of the most powerful ways to market your biz by sharing your brand identity, connecting with your consumers and showcasing your products…

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HOW TO SWITCH OFF BEFORE BED

Humans function best with seven-to-nine hours’ worth of sleep. However, more and more people are having trouble sleeping. Today’s society doesn’t value sleep. We think that when we limit sleep, we get other things done and we associate that with productivity. Withholding on sleep has a price tag, which includes weight gain, diminished immune system…

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HOW TO DESIGN YOUR DAY

“Wonderful.” “Productive.”  “Smooth.”  “Successful.” This is how we want to be able to respond when someone asks us, “How was your day?” With everything on our plate, those words often seem unrealistic.  But despite our waking hours being filled with a rush of activity that has the potential to send us into a state of…

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THREE EASY WAYS TO ERADICATE BAD BREATH

There’s nothing quite like a case of smelly breath to leave you feeling slightly self-conscious when you’re in company. Pungent odour of the oral kind can be caused by many factors — from cavities, tooth decay and gum disease, to more benign but serial offenders like garlic and onion. So, beyond basic hygiene practices such…

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THREE WAYS TO SPICE IT UP IN THE BEDROOM

When we find ourselves a ‘partner’ in life, we get more than just a boyfriend, girlfriend, husband or wife. Among other things, we’re gifted with a best friend, a biz sounding board, a parenting partner, exercise buddy, finance guru, confidant and someone to vent to. But too often, we find it hard to leave these…

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LET’S GET SOCIAL: HOW TO USE PINTEREST TO GROW YOUR BIZ

These days it’s about so much more than sharing photos with family, tracking down old school mates and long lost cousins or keeping tabs on your favourite celebrities. It’s now one of the most powerful ways to market your biz by sharing your brand identity, connecting with your consumers and showcasing your products and services.…

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5 WAYS TO EVALUATE YOUR USE OF SOCIAL MEDIA

I love social media. I love how it allows me to connect with people all over the world. I love that I can use it to share my message and what’s important to me. Social media — and what it enables us to do — truly is amazing. However, it can also be overwhelming, frustrating…

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BUSY VS PRODUCTIVE

THE ONGOING SAGA Occasionally, I look at my calendar and I want to shave my head, bash my car with an umbrella and generally descend into the madness of Britney circa 2007. You all know the feeling: there’s client meetings to be had, staff training to be co-ordinated, deadlines to be defeated, Skype calls to…

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REVAMP YOUR SEX LIFE IN 3 SIMPLE STEPS

It’s a common challenge in long-term relationships — all of a sudden ‘life’ seems to get in the way of mind-blowing sex and we are caught in something I like to call a ‘sex rut’. Ewwwwww… a sex rut, sounds shocking, doesn’t it? The fact is, many couples reading this are nodding their heads and…

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WHAT’S ON THIS JUNE

Are we really halfway through the year already? How can it be? Six months in, the momentum is still strong here at The Daily Guru and we’ve got a lot of good stuff to share with you. Think courses, events, workshops, eBooks and gigs. Have you been thinking about quitting the sweet stuff? Why not…

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SIX TIPS TO BE PITCH PERFECT IN YOUR NEXT PRESENTATION

Whether it’s before an intimate gathering of 10 or a packed auditorium of thousands, public speaking can be one of the most terrifying experiences. In fact, along with snakes, heights and death — it’s often what people fear most. Yes, even some of the most well known orators in history — think CEOs, political and…

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10 WAYS TO BEAT THE HIGH COST OF LIVING

Finding a way to make your hard-earned cash cover the high cost of living can be a tough gig these days. Mortgage. Rent. Groceries, transport, medical, utilities. Bills. Bills. Bills. Ouch. No matter how hard you crunch the numbers and scrutinise your budget, it can seem near impossible to increase the margin between your income…

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