Building Nurse Resilience Blog

Are You a Self-Leader?

February 2, 2023

Self-Leadership is the relationship you have with yourself. When we improve the relationship with ourselves, we improve our well-being because we make better decisions. To improve any relationship, especially the one with ourselves, we have to nurture it by knowing ourselves. Growing and learning about yourself is central to The Well-Being Coaching Program. To evaluate…

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The Courage to Connect—With Yourself

January 5, 2023

I avoided reading a book a good friend gave me right after my accident, thinking, Why read about rest and recovery in difficult times when I am living it? Besides, I was too busy struggling with my long convalescence to actually settle in and learn from it. Even though I teach slowing down as a…

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The Gift of Compassion

December 12, 2022

When I fell on a hike last month dislocating and fracturing my right shoulder, I experienced many acts of compassion: The good samaritan who helped me to my car, drove me to the emergency room, and stayed with me until my husband arrived; The nurses and physicians in the ER who reduced my shoulder after…

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Why Am I’m So Tired?

November 10, 2022
Woman laying on the ground tired

How often do you ask yourself, Why am I so tired? When we question our energy levels and don’t feel justified when they are low, we dismiss the need to prioritize our rest and recovery, a critical practice to Well-Being. See what I mean from this recent individual session in the Well-Being Coaching Program: Can…

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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.