Building Nurse Well-Being Blog

Nurse Leaders Connect, Engage and Grow at AONL

May 18, 2023
Diane at AONL 2023

I came home from this year’s AONL conference feeling encouraged, optimistic and excited because of all I experienced. The theme was Inspiring Leaders: Connect. Engage. Grow. and AONL did a beautiful job of infusing the theme throughout the four-day Conference. The Nurse Leaders I met at presentations, receptions and in the hallways also embraced it…

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7 Habits of Highly Empowered Nurses

April 3, 2023

71% of nurses don’t believe their well-being is a priority to their organizations. While every Nurse Leader I know has workforce well-being at the top of their list, it’s hard to determine what to do about it. Empowering nurses in their own well-being is a start and requires commitment at the organizational and the individual…

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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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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.