Archive for November 2016

CHARITY IN THE SPOTLIGHT: ONE GIRL

As you know, here at The Daily Guru we’re all about shining a big, bright light on the brilliant gurus, thought leaders and game changers from the personal growth, biz and wellbeing spaces. You know, those sought-after yogis, entrepreneurs, health professionals, coaches, authors and spiritual mentors who are showing us the way when it comes…

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YOUR REALITY CHECK THIS HOLIDAY SEASON

“Expectations are resentments under construction” – Anne Lamott After having the worst and best year of my life in 2016, it hit me that we are mid-way through November; the beginning of the big season – the family holiday season. I found myself on the floor, flat faced more than once this year. I was…

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HOW TO FORGIVE WHEN YOU CANNOT FORGET

How do you forgive someone who has hurt you? How do you forgive the betrayal if you can’t forget the heartache? A child who has let you down, a spouse who has deeply disappointed you, a friend who has shared something told in confidence. The pang remains. David Teachout, a mental health professional, says: “Forgetting…

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AN INTERVIEW WITH ANNE FOSTER

Anne Foster has studied everything from Environmental Science to Finance, and has an insatiable passion for beautiful design and products, sustainability and ethical contribution. She is the Founder and Owner of Elkie & Ark, a luxury homewares business that sources and supplies only organic, sustainable and ethical products. Anne prides her business on its vigorous…

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HOW TO DEAL WITH ENERGY THIEVES

Have you encountered people whom after you’ve spent a couple of minutes talking to them, you already feel tired and sometimes, a little down? While there are people who enter the room and lighten it up, there are people who enter the room and drain the energy out of it. These are energy thieves. They may…

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WHY PLANNING FOR THE WORST CAN BE A BLESSING

In the words of Marilyn Monroe, “People change so that you can learn to let go, things go wrong so that you appreciate them when they’re right, you believe lies so you eventually learn to trust no one but yourself, and sometimes good things fall apart so better things can fall together.” Marilyn was one…

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FEELING JUDGED?

So you’re feeling judged. Like people are remarking on your work, lifestyle choices and general up-and-go attitude, and it irritates you. You feel like whatever you do is never good enough and you are frankly tired of trying to please others. But have you considered that maybe this judgment you feel has less to do…

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THE POWER OF WORDS: HOW TO WALK YOUR OWN TALK

Words — they can carry great power. They’re like labels we wear daily for all the world to see and can subconsciously define how we think, act, and ultimately become. We all have the power of choice though, and we can choose to create and wear our own labels or the labels others put on…

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AN INTERVIEW WITH TRACEY & JANEY

Janey Francis and Tracey McDonald are the dynamic duo which lead The Springboard Series, a small business that aims to empower women to grow in their careers and personal development. Janey and Tracey are both mothers, coaches and connectors who have juggled corporate careers, business start–ups and creative initiatives while raising daughters and travelling. With…

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CHARITY IN THE SPOTLIGHT: GLOBAL SISTERS

As you know, here at The Daily Guru we’re all about shining a big, bright light on the brilliant gurus, thought leaders and game changers from the personal growth, biz and wellbeing spaces. You know, those sought-after yogis, entrepreneurs, health professionals, coaches, authors and spiritual mentors that are showing us the way when it comes…

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WHAT IF YOU COULD?

Do you constantly find yourself questioning the choices you have to make in your life? Wondering can you do it? Perhaps you’re reluctant because you are fearful of the unknown possible outcomes? Do you stop yourself taking potential risks that begin with you stepping outside your comfort zone? Why? Why do you keep stopping yourself?…

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10 WAYS TO BUILD HEALTHY SELF-ESTEEM

Self-esteem is a tricky concept define. Essentially, it is how we feel about ourselves. Our ability to value, respect and love ourselves goes a long way towards building our self-esteem and allowing us to cherish who we are as people. Through my own personal journey and facing my own truths, I’ve come to realise that…

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