I have always believed in the healing power of writing. Ever since I can remember, writing has been quite therapeutic for me. So much research has been conducted over the past several decades showing how expressive writing helps us make sense out of what we are going through, add structure to our thoughts and feelings,… Read More The Healing Power of Writing
The world is still on PAUSE and we are all in SURVIVAL MODE. It’s been three weeks since we went on lockdown, and the global pandemic situation continues to worsen. It’s really so frightening and worrying. I’m trying to make sense out of things, squeezing my mental powers to try and make a simple forecast… Read More How I Survive While the World is Still on PAUSE
“The meaning of life is to find your gift. The purpose of life is to give it away.” This is one of my favorite quotes ever, often attributed to the influential painter Pablo Picasso. If you have already found your gift in life, consider yourself fortunate; if you are giving it away, then you are… Read More How to Find Your Purpose in Life
A POWERFUL TURNING POINT IN MY LIFE ON PATMOS You know how they say that turning points happen about every ten years of your adult life? Well, I have had quite a few so far. But the turning point that I feel was the most powerful and profound—that I can still remember so vividly—was when… Read More My Life Changed Forever On The Divine Island of Patmos
Yes, I am a mother and I was cyber bullied… I am a mother, wife, accomplished writer, educator and coach who recently experienced distressing, frightening and completely disturbing feelings inflicted on me by a bully—a middle aged woman and mother—who allowed herself to attack me and outwardly express her hatred and spite. I do not… Read More I Am a Mother and I Was Cyber Bullied
My winter holiday has officially started! I have been dreaming about it for the past two months, but been so preoccupied with commitments towards my children, work, myself and my husband that I haven’t had the chance to STOP and plan how I will actually spend my long-awaited holiday. Our tickets are already booked and… Read More My Holiday Advice to Myself and to You
As a mother, instructional coach, professional development trainer and author, finding time is always a challenge. I constantly remind myself of my priorities in life and what truly makes me happy. My major struggle is trying to be Supermom and being there for my children in every possible way. But, my children do not need… Read More RELAX!! STOP trying to be Supermom…Just be the BEST Mom YOU could be!
What inspires you? Where is your favorite spot? Tell me about it! Mine is: By any body of water! I’m in love with nature, and always have been. Growing up by the sea as well as in the mountains made me love water, nature, mountains and peace! If I am alone, I might read, write… Read More What Inspires You?
Last night, a friend of mine called me on the phone, choking on her tears. Her voice trembled as she spoke, “Dina, I love your video about the 3 Cs for a happy relationship, but I need your advice on something else…what are your 3 Cs for dealing with infidelity?” The words smacked me in… Read More Dealing with Infidelity