Building Nurse Resilience Blog

COVID Recovery: 10 Things I Am Learning

May 12, 2020
Bear with cub

My first hike after two months of quarantine was sheer bliss with babbling brooks, bursts of wildflowers, and—bears! So grateful to be outdoors enjoying my favorite activity, I stopped to take in the view when another hiker pointed to a mama bear and her baby cub in the meadow below. If I had not taken…

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Care for COVID with Recovery: Neutralize

May 5, 2020
3 phase for COVID recovery

I keep a daily journal to give me perspective, noting the positive and negative thoughts and feelings I experience. One emotion that seems to come up a lot for me is impatience, which can sometimes derail my entire day! When I can neutralize this feeling, I experience less fear and frustration and can have a…

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Care for COVID with Recovery: Normalize

April 29, 2020
3 phase for COVID recovery

There is nothing wrong with you. We have all been traumatized on some level with this crisis and as with all trauma, our humanness and vulnerability are exposed. These are recent comments I have heard from healthcare workers that reflect this: I just want things to get back to normal I feel so helpless, I…

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Care for COVID with JOMO

April 22, 2020
Diane coloring hair at home

Whatever your current situation is, heroically working on the front lines in healthcare or essential services, working from home, or furloughed, for the first time in our lives, we literally have no place to go. There is no FOMO, (fear of missing out) because with all the closures and cancellations, there isn’t anything to miss.…

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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.