Building Nurse Well-Being Blog

Your Well-Being Determines Your Wellness

September 1, 2023
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When I ask nurses and nurse leaders, “How do you support Nurse Well-Being?” they often talk about their Wellness Programs, like LiveWell, Code Lavender, Peer Support, and Zen Rooms. These are all great approaches to support Nurse Wellness, but not necessarily Nurse Well-Being. Wellness and Well-Being are often used synonymously, and while they influence each…

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Could it Be That Easy?

July 28, 2023

One thing that triggers me, causing a disproportionate reaction to a situation, is any kind of technical issue. I admit to avoiding the necessary research, maintenance, and upgrading to prevent issues, fearing it will be too hard, expensive, or time-consuming. Case in point, I did not use my landline for business or personal for 18…

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The Freedom of Choice

July 6, 2023

“My choices determine how I feel and the space I’m in.” Does our well-being, how we feel about ourselves really come down to this simple and powerful statement? I think it could. Last week I completely overcommitted myself, powering through all my activities, resulting in exhaustion and grumpiness. All because of my choices. The freedom…

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Recalibrate for Well-Being

June 7, 2023

After a downright cold Colorado Spring and recovering from a nasty virus, I was eager to start my summer with many things on my list. Hiking, biking, backpacking, gardening, outdoor concerts, picnics, mountain trips, reconnecting with friends and family, painting, and various home projects just to name a few… I started to feel overwhelmed and…

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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.