Kirti Daryanani is the author and facilitator #BeFriendurMind and a Relationship Health Strategist. Clients refer to her as their motivator with a sassy attitude. With over 10 years experiences, she shares the practice of meditation, yoga and other lifestyle practices based on Eastern Philosophy with a unique perspective. She inspires you to reach within your own potential with her step-by-step strategies to become friends with yourself and communicate efficiently and effectively. She has a passion for photography, offers families and clients a way to look at themselves with kindness and acceptance. Her book is considered “ An instruction manual to living relationships”.Kirti is based in London, runs photo sessions, an online Zen Studio with programs, workshops and retreats to train the mind and self-awareness. She is also a public speakers and advocate on empowering our relationships by trusting ourselves.
Learn a little more about Kirti
If I gave you $5,000 to spend in one store what would it be and what would you buy?
It would be an iPad pro, a versatile machine to edit photos, continue with drawing and read tons of books. The rest of the money, I would invest in lenses and programs that I can continue to learn more skills and share it out. I enjoy clothes but I learnt to be strategic in shopping.
What was your favorite TV show growing up?
The Three stooges
Who is your favorite character out of book?
Alice in Wonderland
Can you play any instruments? What?
No, not yet. But I would love to start learning about the violin
What is your favorite Cereal?
I don't really eat Cereal, but I am a cookie monster
What is the strangest talent you have?
Oooh strangest talent, I've a talent to solve romantic movies before the middle of the movie. Thats why my sisters don't take me for romantic movies. I have a talent to solve problems.
What was your childhood nickname? Why?
Kirts, surprisingly still is. For many it feels as if they are close to me.
Do you have any strange phobias?
I use to live on a Caribbean island, Curaçao. Most people swim in the sea to the deepens, am scared of sharks.. so I swim sideways in the sea.
If you could have one super power what would it be? Why?
Stilling my mind completely and live in unknown. I want to enjoy life freely.
In another life I am pretty sure I was a …...
The best piece of advice I have ever been given is...
Those who know don't and those who don't do .
If I wasn't an amazing photographer I would probably be a...
Artist in a zen studio, where all beings can come and learn how to express themselves creatively and in silence. Which is my dream.
The most important thing I learned in high school was...
Be kind to all beings from all cultures. We all come from a different background but we all wanted to be treated with kindness, mutual respect.
When I was 7, I was pretty sure I would be a....
Some females that inspire me are...
Oh this is really tough question, my mom inspired me a lot and family members. The females in may family , were very brave to share their love while keeping their family together.
If I could swap places with someone for a day it would be.... and why
A diplomat working in the United Nations in the division of educational programmes. I would like to see the world understand each others cultures and accept each other as we are.
If you had a magic wand to change one thing in the world for the better what would it be and why?
I would love to change our education system to be based on equanimity. For us to treat all beings with kindness, compassion and understanding the world not through right or wrong but through acceptance.
If you could give one piece of advice to girls what would it be?
It's hard to be yourself and you don't have to know everything in life. All you can do is learn how to trust yourself inside, its the most empowering tool that will guide you in times of uncertainty and lead you to the way you have to go.