• Looking for the key to Emotional Wellness?

  • Sometimes our lives get derailed because we or someone we love is struggling. From a rough day to full blown crisis we tackle anything from stress, anxiety and life balance to depression, behavioral health and addiction. No subject is off limits and we get raw and real in a way few others will. No matter where you are at there is a little something for everyone here on the Direction Diva site.

  • Recommended Resources

  • Have you ever been concerned that your adolescent or young adult was at risk for depression, addiction or suicide? Do you wonder if the changes in your child are normal or indicative of something more?

    Today many parents struggle to distinguish between typical teen behaviors and cause for concern. At DASIUM, we understand and have created a parent guide that will help you answer many of the pressing questions you have about the tough issues of depression, suicide ideation, eating disorders, self-harm, addiction and more. (Available in paperback & ebook format).

    Get Your Copy Today

  • Emotional Wellness Tip

  • Twitter Tips/Info Feed

  • Wellness Moment

    Stress and worry are perhaps the biggest stumbling blocks when it comes to moving toward a life filled with success and happiness.  It's easy to say you want to reduce stress, but how do you actually do that? I have found that the easiest way to stop worry is to focus on simple action steps that you are willing and able to do (I mean if you aren't going to follow thru then why bother in the first place right?) I have put together the following 11 tips and practical suggestions that I use to [...]

    Read more

  • Feeling anxious and stressed out? The BellyBio Interactive breathing app that teaches a deep breathing technique useful in fighting anxiety and stress. A simple interface uses biofeedback to monitor your breathing. Sounds cascade with the movements of your belly, in rhythms reminiscent of waves on a beach. Charts also let you know how you’re doing. A great tool when you need to slow down

    Get the App

  • Articles/Information

  • What does your financial life look like? Do you feel comfortable when life changes or are you unsure of  how to handle your money when it does? I know that it took me years to figure out how to adjust whenever our financial picture changed; whether it was when we joined the military, got married, [...]

    Read more

    If you have listened, watched or chatted by the water cooler, you have probably had your fill listening to how bad our economy is.  With the stock market on a downward trend, foreclosure rates rising and well everything else that is going on in the world today, it's hard to get away from it all.[...]

    Read more

    Load more articles

  • Have you ever noticed that sometimes in military life it seems as though every time you turn around someone or something  just keeps getting in the way of your dreams?  It may feel like for every idea you have or action you take there is someone out there telling you it can't be done or how it [...]

    Read more

    As we kick off Mental Health Awareness Month I want to begin with some insight that my son had over the weekend into how social media really steals the joy from our lives. He shares this piece of writing with me and I was struck by how it opened my eyes to the connection between social media and [...]

    Read more

    Load more articles