I Am
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“I am” – an exercise of not filling in the blanks

Mantras are an excellent way to keep ourselves aligned to the intentions and perspectives that we want to carry with us throughout our days. And there’s one mantra that is so brilliantly simple and one that can pretty much mean anything (and everything) to anyone (and everyone): I AM. There’s one part of me that likes […]

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Getting older, and actually wiser
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Getting older, and actually wiser

It’s amazing how much time we spend worrying about things that never happen. I mean sometimes (more like, often times), we just can’t help but wonder whether or not we’re on the right track, taking the right turns and making the right decisions. But now being able to look back at 3 decades, I can […]

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The busyness disease
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The busyness disease – and the one word that can cure your illness

Photo Credit – Unsplash Thank you my dear friend for the inspiration to write this article…you know who you are. “I’m so busy. I’m soooo busy.” How many of you catch yourself saying this all too often? I know I sure as hell do. The busyness disease inflicts way too many of us. And unfortunately, we […]

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Consciously “seeing” your love
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Consciously “seeing” your love

Photo Credit – Life of Pix Do you ever notice yourself getting into a rut of frustration with your partner? …and can’t quite figure out why? They aren’t doing anything wrong per se, but still, sometimes you just feel like SCREAMING! Usually, if not always, this stems from something that’s stirring up inside of you; […]

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Addiction to Social Media: Check Yourself Before you Wreck Yourself
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Addiction to Social Media: Check Yourself Before you Wreck Yourself

Photo Credit – Life of Pix The struggle is real. I would easily bet that most people reading this can relate to the dilemma of obsessive compulsive social media checking; otherwise known as, addiction to social media. It looks a little something like this: Checking your phone on autopilot countless times a day to mindlessly scroll […]

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Sometimes good things take time – and here’s why
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Sometimes good things take time – and here’s why

Photo Credit – Unsplash Ever hoped, wished and prayed for something that seemed to be taking its sweet time to come around? That’s probably because it is. I’ve seen this in my life, time and time again. There’s something I really want, that just won’t come around – until it does (or until I’m ready […]

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Why I
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Why I’m Cautious of Going Into Bride Character

Photo Credit – Unsplash Over the top weddings are overrated. I recently got engaged to my mister awesome. So naturally, I’ve started to give weddings a little more thought. Sure, I want a beautiful dress and a nice setting to say our vows, but besides that, I (we), would really like to keep it simple. I’m a […]

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Make Time for the Things that Matter by Creating your Flow
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Make Time for the Things that Matter by Creating your Flow

Photo Credit – Unsplash Audio version: We all know we’re supposed to make time for the things (and people) that matter. But it’s not always that easy is it? Lately, I’ve been learning a lot more about how to make time for ALL the things that matter to me, and ALL the things I want […]

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If Hippie Means Happy, I
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If Hippie Means Happy, I’m Ok With That

Rather listen than read? Photo Credit – Unsplash How do you define a hippie? I’m often referred to as a hippie because of my peace loving ways and my ability to remain in a relatively constant state of happiness. Sometimes though this reference isn’t necessarily meant as a positive one. But if hippie means happy, […]

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Dating Advice: It
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Dating Advice: It’s All About You

Photo Credit – Unsplash A few months ago, I had my very first meetup for Ask Diana – and it was amazing. We discussed the article “Too Much Too Soon” and touched on some important points. One of them being, it’s all about you.  This is some great dating advice, so let me explain. Too […]

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How to Get Past An Abusive Relationship
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How to Get Past An Abusive Relationship

Photo Credit – Unsplash There’s nothing easy about getting over an abusive relationship – whether it be mental, physical, emotional or verbal abuse. But one thing’s for sure: you can get past it. We’re all affected by things in incredibly different ways and there’s no one way to move on; BUT there are some clear things […]

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Abundance vs Lack Mindset Pt 2 – Perspective on what you have
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Abundance vs Lack Mindset Pt 2 – Perspective on what you have

Abundance vs Lack Mindset. For the most of us, the feeling of lack is a perpetual one that only exists because of our perspectives.

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Abundance vs Lack Mindset Pt. 1 – Paying it Forward
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Abundance vs Lack Mindset Pt. 1 – Paying it Forward

Photo Credit – Unsplash What would happen if we understood the power of putting money in other people’s pockets? Abundance vs lack would happen. I’m talking about shifting from a lack mindset to an abundance mindset – and sharing the wealth. A few of months ago, my mister and I were at the Botanical Gardens to […]

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Getting to Know Yourself
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Getting to Know Yourself

The more you meditate, the closer you get to the deep end and the more you start getting to know yourself.

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Know your worth – the cure to your dating woes
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Know your worth – the cure to your dating woes

Photo Credit – We Heart It Oh, that exciting time when you’re first getting to know someone can be so…confusing. Right? Well, maybe not. I’m no stranger to frantic phone calls and texts from people stressing about what they should do/not do, with someone they’ve just started seeing. Should they call, text, try to see […]

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If you like being in control, this is for you
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If you like being in control, this is for you

If you’re reading this, you’re probably a lot like me. You love being in control. …but the question is, what are you willing to do to have some over your life? I’m sure by now, you’ve read enough articles and heard enough people say that your thoughts and your perspective create your reality. Call it […]

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How (and how not) to react when someone’s being honest
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How (and how not) to react when someone’s being honest

Honesty is the best policy, right?

But it’s not always easy to do – especially when you’re afraid of how the other person’s going to react. I’m sure we can all relate to that. You’ve either been the scared one, the scary one – or both.

Reactions to people’s “coming clean” are so important.

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New Year, New You?
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New Year, New You?

Photo Credit: We Heart It …am I enough? It’s that time of year again, where (most) people stop and take a good look at themselves and what they’ve accomplished. The looming new year often pushes us to reflect on the past 365 days and to think up new plans for the 365 days ahead…which will […]

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Expanding Your Comfort Zone
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Expanding Your Comfort Zone

Maybe bigger is better. A pretty awesome woman made an equally awesome illustration at my last Ask Diana meetup. She was describing her comfort zone, and the way she’s managed to expand it. Thanks for the inspiration Dina Kamal. Dina’s illustration showed her comfort zone, which started off as a fairly small circle. But then […]

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Attracting Opportunities (And Putting in the Work)
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Attracting Opportunities (And Putting in the Work)

Being present in your life makes it easier to find and attract opportunities – but it doesn’t mean you’re going to do less “work” (work, as in put in the effort to make something wonderful). What it does mean is that instead of spending your energy searching online or through ads for a job, a […]

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