When I was showing our 5 year old granddaughter how to operate the shower after swimming, she asked very seriously, Should I wash all the body parts? I answered, Yes, all the body parts smiling inside and thinking about the parts of our bodies and lives we often don’t take care of, in other words,…Read More
Eighteen Summers: It’s All We Get, discusses how many summers we get with our kids before they grow up got me thinking, how many summers we all have left, especially as we know them now. Whether it’s our kids leaving, health declining, or interests wavering, summers, like everything else in life all change and end.…Read More
Bali is a magical place filled with ritual, beauty and challenge. The rice fields are green lush works of art, the temples are intricately designed and beautifully decorated and the beaches are largely undeveloped and uninhabited. In contrast, as a third world country, the water is not drinkable, the sanitation standards are relaxed and most…Read More
Compassion is practicing loving-kindness toward ourselves and others. It is contagious because when we treat ourselves and others kindly, we can be unexpectedly showered with loving kindness as well. Here are some simple acts of loving-kindness I was fortunate enough to receive during a busy speaking schedule: My client arranged for a late check-out of…Read More
As a speaker, author, life coach, nurse, and yoga teacher, Diane brings resilience skills to healthcare organizations in a variety of ways with The Resilience Academy, keynotes, half-day and full-day seminars, 30 day mindfulness challenges, national and international leadership and mindfulness retreats, webinars and coaching.