Diane's Blog

Resilience at AONE 2019

April 26, 2019
San Diego 2019 AONE

I was fortunate to attend AONE 2019 in beautiful San Diego last month and as always, was not disappointed. I connected with many nurse leaders and was happy to experience so many high energy presentations focused on resilience! Here are my 5 of my favorite with my interpretations: 1. Chronic excessive stress is normal stress…

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It’s Hard to Let Go and It’s Hard to Hang On

March 30, 2019
man hanging on rope

Kauai has been on my bucket list for years because of it’s tropical rain forests to hike and explore and beautiful beaches to surf and snorkel.  I thought it would be the perfect place to host a yoga retreat this year, but after a lot of research and conversation, I found myself really struggling trying…

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Spring Cleaning: It’s not what you think…

March 5, 2019
Spring Tulip

I love the change of seasons, especially winter to spring. It gives way to new beginnings, full of growth and possibilities, including more outdoor activities, lighter and brighter clothing, and a fresh perspective. Spring cleaning is eliminating the dust bunnies under the bed, but it’s also clearing out what no longer serves us from the…

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3 Steps to Self-Compassion

February 6, 2019
Hands holding heart to practice self-compassion

Nothing triggers my lack of self-compassion faster than having to watch myself on video from a presentation.  With my critical eye, I seem to only focus on what is wrong with how I look, sound, move, and what I say!  This offers me a great opportunity to learn and grow by practicing self-compassion. Self-compassion is…

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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, 30 day mindfulness challenges, national and international leadership and mindfulness retreats, webinars and coaching.