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5 Lessons I Learned from the Dalai Lama

July 6, 2016

Last month, the Dalai Lama came to the University of Colorado Boulder to speak to a sold out crowd of over 18,000. It was my first live experience with his holiness and even though it was a large venue, it felt very intimate. Despite sound issues and him speaking in Tibetan and English, I was…

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3 Words to Let Go of Your Ego

June 1, 2016

Two weeks before my hip replacement, I went to my pre-op appointment which included a group class. I didn’t think much about it until I walked into a room with 25 other people who didn’t look anything like me. They were much older, bigger, and in worse shape, with canes, walkers, and wheelchairs. After the…

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5 Ways to Clean it Up!

May 3, 2016

In her book, The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing, Marie Kondo has a system for how to organize your entire home. Her principles helped me discern and declutter many areas of my life in addition to my physical environment. Here are 5 of my favorites: 1. Discard first,…

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Trust the Storm

April 7, 2016

Springtime in the Rockies can be a challenging time of the year because of the warm weather tease we inevitably get in March (this year it came in February). Those 60 and 70 degree sunny days thaw us with warmth and delight us with tulips and new growth. And just as I am contemplating putting…

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About Diane

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.