10 Things That Stop Us From Living a “Zen” Kind of Life

Dina Strada Empowerment, Health & Wellness, Self-Care, Self-Love 0 Comments

Let’s face it…feeling zen, happy, and at peace with ourselves is not something most of us feel on a daily basis. Most people I know are struggling just to feel good as they navigate their way through life. They’re stressed, …

Stop Trying So F*cking Hard To Be Happy Or You’ll Miss Out On This

Dina Strada Clearing Negativity, Compassion, Empowerment, Health & Wellness, Inspiration, Spirituality 0 Comments

“In each of us lie good and bad, light and dark, art and pain, choice and regret, cruelty and sacrifice… No one can live in the light all the time.” ~Libba Bray The illusion of happiness is just that.  It’s …

Why Seeing the Best in Others Often Leads to Heartbreak

Dina Strada Boundaries, Breakups & Endings, Dating, Emotionally Unavailable, Empowerment, Friendship, Letting Go, Relationships & Love, Self-Love 0 Comments

About a year and a half ago, I wrote a somewhat controversial article titled “Seven Types of Men to Stay away From.” Man, reading the comments on that piece was rough. Men did not like this article and, in hindsight, …

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They Deserve True Love Even if it Means Leaving Us

Dina Strada Breakups & Endings, Compassion, Emotionally Unavailable, Empowerment, Forgiveness, Healing, Marriage, Relationships & Love, Self-Love, Sex & Intimacy 0 Comments

Nicholas Sparks once wrote, “You can’t live your life for other people. You’ve got to do what’s right for you, even if it hurts people you love.” This is a difficult article for me to write. But as a writer, …