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Perspective Flipping

I don’t think I ever anticipated that I would do so much mental contemplating when I started going regularly to spin class more than 2 1/2 years ago. Booming music, sweat pouring down my body and heavy breathing don’t really connote mindfulness, but I am regularly given something to ponder that sticks with me during…

Ghosting stinks

I’ve been recently ghosted by a friend and colleague, and I’m not gonna lie–it has really hurt my feelings. It’s also caused me to dig deep into what my role in all of this might have been. Did I expect too much from her? Was I a disappointment? Did I unintentionally do something that made…

Personal Blog

A Single Thread: finding where I fit in the tapestry and testing my strength alone and together Preface I can’t breathe. I mean, of course I can and do breathe, but I can’t breathe deeply; it’s only about every 25 breaths that are full breaths all the way to the bottom of my ribs, extending…

From the desk of Dayna

Hi! I’m Dayna Del Val. This kind of feels like I’m creating a dating profile, but I’m not because I’m blissfully married. And when you get to know my husband, Mazz, you’ll agree that I am, indeed, blissfully married. He’s Irish (like really from there, not pretend Irish like we all are on St. Patrick’s…