We had the good fortune of connecting with Daria Diache and we’ve shared our conversation below.
Hi Daria, what’s the most difficult decision you’ve ever had to make?
To be or not to be… HAPPY. The answer to that question seems trivial, even obvious to most people however to me it’s been the most difficult decision of my life. Somewhere along my life’s journey, I’ve subconsciously attributed suffering with success. When an area in my life brought me too much happiness, I feared it would cause me to eventually abandon my goals, my road of suffering, if you will. Now, however, I truly believe that being happy along the journey will only draw more success to me. I now trust myself to not abandon my goals. No matter my life situation, I intentionally decide that the outcome will be happiness.
Let’s talk shop? Tell us more about your career, what can you share with our community?
I consider myself very fortunate because, unlike many, I came into this world already blessed with a dream. That’s not to say I never struggled with doubts along the way but I realize there is no need to fight against who I am and more importantly, am meant to be. I’ve worked on various film and television projects, both dramatic and comedic, but nothing in particular that stands out as the highlight of my career. My mark is still yet to be made in this industry and nothing excites me more!
Let’s say your best friend was visiting the area and you wanted to show them the best time ever. Where would you take them? Give us a little itinerary – say it was a week long trip, where would you eat, drink, visit, hang out, etc.
One of the things I love most about Southern California is the variety of beaches such as the Manhattan Beach Pier – it’s so fun! When with my best friend, I’d love to take a long stroll by the water with some Grapefruit gelato from GELATO AND ANGELS, some grilled artichoke at NICK’S restaurant in LA (notice I want dessert before dinner) and then finish up the day with a sunset reflecting off the water.
The Shoutout series is all about recognizing that our success and where we are in life is at least somewhat thanks to the efforts, support, mentorship, love and encouragement of others. So is there someone that you want to dedicate your shoutout to?
I’d like to dedicate this shoutout to my parents who have been a ceaseless source of support in every area throughout my life. Also, to my best friend who is always by my side and has shown me the meaning of true love, support, and happiness.
first. Palm Spring Women in Film and TV, working on set. (primary image) Getty Images by Michael Bezjian . High Desert Film Production Co. (in vehicle)