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Day 16 Thank God It's Monday!

November 16, 2009

I used to really dread Mondays.  I would start thinking about all I had to “get done” for the week and become overwhelmed and paralyzed.  Now I embrace Monday like every other day with my daily practice.   By starting my day with deep breathing, yoga poses, meditation and journaling, I focus on my intention instead of my fear. …

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Day 15 Snow Day

November 15, 2009

Half way through my 30 day practice and I woke up to 6 inches of velvety snow here in Denver. Absolutely beautiful and with no place I have to go today, I am happy to stay home and have a snow day.  Snow days are really important in our lives.  Although we have no control…

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Day 14 In an Instant

November 14, 2009

I was reminded today how much can change in an instant.  On my way to teach an early morning yoga class, I stopped at an intersection, and thinking it was clear, proceeded through when I was sideswiped by an oncoming truck.  My car spun around what felt like 100 times and ended up in somebody’s front…

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Day 13 Full Engagement

November 13, 2009

How fully engaged are you in your life?  That is the question I pondered in my practice today. How engaged am I really, in my relationships, work, health, dreams, and anything else I participate in?  Am I present, conscious, on-purpose and intentional or… am I checked out or avoiding or even asleep? Today I observed…

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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.