Diane's Blog

5 Reasons to Stop Shoulding

September 6, 2018

I still viscerally feel my heartbreak the day I placed my Mom in a nursing home after her one too many falls with Parkinson’s.   I chose to research, visit, and relocate her so she would be taken care of in a safe environment. I chose to call her every day for almost 3 years because…

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Are You FUN or Miserable?

August 1, 2018
Hiking Are You FUN or miserable?

We spent 3 fabulous days in the mountains hiking, seeing a play, and eating fabulous food, all with great friends.  It was a great opportunity to exhale after a busy travel schedule but it turned out to be not quite enough… On the drive home, I felt myself bristle with our return to traffic, heat,…

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The Gifts of Patience

July 10, 2018
Gifts of Patience

Why are we all in such a rush?  That is the question I asked in my first book, Stop Living Life Like an Emergency! and I’m still asking it.  We are so busy, expectant and impatient, demonstrated by how we react to a slow computer, delayed flight, or transition that takes longer than we expect.…

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Making Space to Grow

June 4, 2018
Making Space to Grow Roses

If you are a gardener, you know that roses, like many plants require plenty of space to grow. This requires you to thin the stalks in early spring so the remaining ones have plenty of room for light, water and growth. This makes for not only healthy and hearty roses, (resilient), but also beautiful, as…

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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.