Noteworthy Projects by Dayna

Mix, Melt, Mend: Owning my Story & Finding my Freedom

Dayna’s personal story written in a recipe format. Available on Amazon, at Barnes & Noble, Tatnuck and Martha Stweart Shop.

Bake it Till You Make it: Breaking Bread, Building Resilience

A mental health and resilience cookbook available online and in stores. This book has inspired a movement and subsequent organization based on three pillars: creation, connection and community.

Life After: The Film (

A short film about healing from sexual violence. This 31 minute documentary explores pathways to healing and showcases a story of survivorship. Film and accompanying presentation available. Please email: for inquiries.

Erasing Excuses (Facebook @ErasingExcuses)

An umbrella organization hosting several fundraising events for survivors of sexual and domestic violence. Born to inspire civic engagement and advocacy around the issue of sexual violence.

The BEA(YOU)TIFUL Project(Facebook @The BEA(YOU)TIFUL Project)

A retired three pronged project inspired by two sisters who wished to focus on body positivity and deconstructing media messaging. Also responsible for hosting youth and adult retreats from 2011-2016.

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