Diane's Blog

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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5 Ways to Practice Authenticity

May 1, 2018
5 ways to practice authenticity Patrick Kennedy

The AONE 2018 meeting was full of rich and relevant content, great speakers and a huge expo hall ideal for learning and connecting. Everyone I met, from vendors to nurse leaders was refreshingly authentic, open and enthusiastic about nursing and healthcare today. Of all the diverse speakers I experienced, I found Patrick Kennedy to be the most exceptional. Known…

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Reframe for Easy

April 4, 2018
Reframing in The Big Easy

Last month I was honored to speak at the AORN Global Surgical Conference in New Orleans, also known as The Big Easy. There are a number of theories where this nickname came from, but one of the more popular references how easy it was (and still is) for musicians to land gigs in New Orleans,…

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5 Ways to Improve Your Wellbeing

March 7, 2018

As many of you already know, resilience is not just the ability to bounce back in adversity, but an overall sense of wellbeing. It defines how we show up everyday, in the storms as well as the puppies and rainbows of life. This is great news. Although we can’t control the storms, we can take…

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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.