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We have trouble saying NO for many reasons. We are good people and don’t want to disappoint anyone, we are high-achievers and think we should be able to do it, or we thrive on the immediate rewards of attention and praise. We also may be challenged with NO when we underestimate the amount of time…

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Last month I wrote about recovery and since then I had another opportunity to learn and grow, (aka practice resilience). I required laser eye surgery for a torn retina, which can be literally blinding if not attended to, and the brief procedure was uncomfortable but painless.  The recovery was another story. I was instructed to…

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After an intense week of speaking on cultivating resilience with joy in your life, I am embarrassed to admit I did not heed my own advice.  Recovery is the foundation of joy and I know after a big trip I need time and space, but I allowed my type-A tendency to get the best of…

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I was interviewed last month for the Healthy, Wealthy, and Enlightened Success Telesummit and one of the questions asked by Sylvia Coleman was, What would you tell your younger self about success and mindfulness that you know now that you didn’t know then? My immediate response was to enjoy the ride, the ups and downs,…

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Last month I attended a mindfulness retreat, (which was part of a class I took in January and kept postponing because I was too busy). We spent the day in silence with various mindfulness practices of yoga, body scan and meditation. At lunch, we were encouraged to go outside and maintain our silence while practicing…

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“Sometimes you need to get away to come back home” “I need a vacation from my vacation” the familiar line goes – and those who use it aren’t really joking. Seems some 50% of Americans polled admit to being more exhausted after their vacation than before it started! In these days of wi-fi, smartphones, Facebook,…

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I attended the Grand Gathering for Anusara Inspired Teachers in Squaw Valley, California last week with Anusara founder John Friend.  Taking master classes with John and workshops with senior teachers was a supportive, enriching and renewing experience, but what I really enjoyed most was the discussion of Tantra philosophy twice a day. An inter-religious spiritual…

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 In the Celtic tradition, the New Year begins in November instead of January.  This gives a whole new meaning to Halloween, or Hallow’s Eve, when, the ‘Seed Fall’: is celebrated as the days grow shorter and darker.  They honor this time of year with the belief that from death and darkness springs life and light.…

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You CAN change burnout in your organization. Diane can help. Resilience Academy | Keynotes | Retreats How Diane Can Help Schedule A Call With Diane Free Video Series: 3 Steps To Create Your Resilient Culture Get Free Access You can’t afford to lose one more nurse to burnout. Healthcare organizations struggle to cultivate a culture…

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Decrease your stress 34% with resilience! Learn More Retreats Whether you attend an offsite resilience retreat, a mindfulness retreat in the mountains, or a yoga adventure in Bali, retreats offer you a transformational experience by leaving your routine, environment, and sometimes even your comfort zone! I have been facilitating retreats for the last 21 years…

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