Building Nurse Resilience Blog

Presence with a Rattlesnake

August 31, 2021
Rattlesnake in tree

Every Friday morning, I practice my recovery with a solo hike up Gregory Canyon in Boulder, Colorado. A couple of weeks ago, I was ¾ of the way down, completely lost in my thoughts, when a runner passed me going up yelled, There’s a rattlesnake on the trail ¼ of a mile down! That announcement…

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Retreat to Recover

July 30, 2021
Diane's team

Last month my team and I spent 3 days in the mountains for a retreat, the first time we were together in person in two years! Even though I have been leading retreats for 25 years, every single one reminds me of the importance of getting away to recover. We all agreed this one was…

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5 Steps to Recommit

July 1, 2021
Commit tiles

I had a realization last month when I was planning to send my book to my editor. I opened up the manuscript to review one more time before sending and found it was not in the condition I remembered, in fact, I was sure there must be a more recent version! Apparently, I had been…

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Practice CPR for YOUR New Normal

May 30, 2021
Dignity HealthSign

I was thrilled to speak in person at Dignity Hospital last month for Hospital Week! While I have been grateful to present on Zoom for the last 16 months, it pales in comparison to the energy, spontaneity, and sharing an in-person experience provides. It was a great trip on many levels, and quite different from…

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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, Resilience Challenges, national and international leadership and resilience retreats, virtual experiences, and coaching.