Discover the diamond within you

2017-01-25 06:03
Farah Manjoo, the founder of Baraaqa Photo: supplied

Farah Manjoo, the founder of Baraaqa Photo: supplied

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You will gain the confidence to deal with challenges, thereby cultivating the inner qualities of self esteem, self love and self respect.
This amazing “new you” will have a ripple effect on those around you because your healing also impacts on your loved ones.
Parenting will be more enjoyable and effortless because you will get better co-operation from your children once you transform yourself.
You will have the tolerance to deal with difficult people and will be more capable of showing compassion and forgiveness whole heartedly.
More harmonious relationships will be built, thus maintaining clear boundaries, mutual understanding and respect.
You will have the strength and courage to say no to abuse and indignity.
You will be more empowered to stand your ground and assert yourself positively.
You will learn how to communicate effectively, to overcome the fear of public speaking and express your thoughts easily and confidently.
Take charge of your life by reprogramming yourself with positive behavioural patterns and inner resources, thereby clearing out negative habits.
Finally, procrastination will be a thing of the past. Redefine yourself and gain more focus, direction and clarity on decision making. Soar towards your dreams and goals with confidence and ease!

Move from ‘victim’ to ‘victor’ and build the life you really want.
Life skills coaching gives you the opportunity to bridge the gap from where you are in your life to where you see yourself in the future, and paves the way to get there effortlessly.
Set your goals and watch how they manifest by following a step by step vision quest guide, and plant the seeds for your perfect FUTURE.

I have designed special programmes for students in senior and FET phases.
These include super effective learning strategies, study methods, reading and writing skills.
This programme assists pupils to select the best learning styles that suit their personality trait, brain type and unique strengths.
I incorporate the VAKT (visual, auditory, kinesthetic and tactile) technique from the Brain Gym to stimulate all the senses allowing whole brain learning to take place. The exam preparation programme includes skills on planning, time management, revision techniques, mental de-cluttering and stress reduction.
This programme assists students in gaining better organisational skills, thus attaining peak performance stress-free.

The various services that I offer can be incorporated in a single session for your personal needs, or package sessions can also be arranged to offer you the best healing opportunity and empowerment.
From my experience, the Journey and Brain Gym have complimented each other very well in package sessions. Once the mind and body are healed, one can attain the courage to move forward in life harmoniously.
My services are open to people of all religions and from all walks of life.

FET phase student workshops and motivational talks will soon take place at schools.

Character building workshops for children (under 13) using the various tools mentioned will be commencing in February.

My passion is facilitating the healing of children, students and women.
I derive great joy watching a child transform into a beautiful butterfly, unlocking their true potential and turning their weaknesses into strengths.
I have realised over the years working with children that clearing their emotional issues results in a great improvement in their academic success.
I enjoy bringing out the best in people, especially in children as it heals the inner child within me.
I feel that building the foundation of a happy childhood is the best gift and future investment that a parent can give their child.
I also feel a strong inclination towards empowering women and assisting them in finding the diamond within them, thereby claiming their power and self dignity.
I uplift women of all ages and coach new brides and expectant mothers in order to inculcate the quality of resilience, allowing them to bounce back even stronger.
I view myself as an eternal student thirsty for new beneficial knowledge and skills.
I always feel that there is no end to learning as the sky is the limit.
I have recently gained international accreditation with The Journey, allowing me to do Skype sessions globally and I have been chosen as a recommended practitioner on the international website.
It is a great honour to be given this opportunity to reach out and make a difference to people all over the world and from all walks of life. (Journey website:

Being a mother-of-three beautiful children, people have often asked me how I manage studying and maintaining a home yet still have time to embark on a career.
Well, my secret is my heartfelt desire to improve myself and be the best in everything I do, bringing out happiness and joy, which is my true essence.
With all the Journey work, Brain Gym and coaching skills that I acquired over the last five years I was able to manifest the life I wanted for myself.
I feel blessed and tremendously grateful to the creator for making it possible.

I would like to thank the Manjoo family for their unconditional love and support, and my amazing husband, Mohamed Manjoo for believing in me and giving me the freedom to choose my own path.
I dedicate my sacred service to my beloved daughter Masiha, who inspired me to embark on my own journey of healing and hence pursue my dream career.
I feel a deep sense of gratitude to my cosmic family and beautiful friends who tread the path together with me on my journey of finding my own inner diamond.

- Farah Manjoo


I uplift women of all ages and coach new brides and expectant mothers in order to inculcate the quality of resilience, allowing them to bounce back even stronger

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