Prominent examples of lifestyle gurus include Carole Caplin, who worked as a lifestyle guru for the Blair family. Among the activities the Blair family has taken part in in recent years is a Mayan rebirthing ceremony when on holiday in Mexico.
Many celebrities view lifestyle gurus as very beneficial, as they put them in touch with the latest things that it is trendy to be seen doing. However, they have come under heavy criticism in recent years, with most criticisms concerning their utility Other criticisms have centred around the perception that they are a symptom of the indecisiveness of today's society Frank Furedi, a professor of sociology at the University of Kent, has been a prominent critic of lifestyle gurus in recent years, which can be seen on his website
Lifestyle guru plays the lead role in another Whitehall media farce; Cheriegate main figures tell of damning secrets
Feb 21, 2003; WHITEHALL is famous for its farces. Last night, the BBC raised the curtain on the all-white London apartment of Carole Caplin -...