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Training on Empty, Diane’s Interview

Autumn is the season of release.  Just as nature is letting go and moving into a new season, so also can we. In a recent interview Diane shares a few thoughts on her journey and letting go.   To connect to the … Continue reading

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I the Human

How do I justify my actions? How do I speak until I’m heard. Yes, I carry sexual shame, birth the tales of past times and past types through a womb woven in archetypes. I am woman. I bare the weight … Continue reading

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Thinnest City in the US

I live in the thinnest town in the United States, healthy or harmful? Read the article and watch the video: Coping with Anorexia in America’s Thinnest City

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Eating Disorders and the Fear of the Ordinary

Amazing article! Check it out! Eating Disorders and the Fear of the Ordinary by Donna Peterson -Diane

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Mom’s Wisdom on Food

Today I went to the tree that represents my mother for me. I asked her wisdom from death on my relationship with food. Her first question to me was “Diane, why search for a muffin when you want it gluten-free, … Continue reading

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Visit from My Mom

In one month my mom will have been dead for one year. My mom told me that she would only speak to me afterlife when I was in stillness and lived in Being instead of doing. I committed to this … Continue reading

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Let’s Help Carry Our Own Loads

As I read articles about the precious Sherpas killed on Mount Everest, I felt so many emotions being stirred within me. What strikes me is the theme of external outside gratification and the absence of our inside spiritual terrain. I … Continue reading

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Becoming Comfortable in Our Own Skin

I recently spoke to my friend Isabelle Tierney on her podcast Dare to Be You. We spoke about being scared sh**less about baring our bodies for spring and how getting older is a gift in disguise. I hope you enjoy! … Continue reading

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Craving Connection, Encouraging Non-separation

Tonight I am feeling so much sadness and trying to understand why. My mom died over eight months ago and I still long to be in constant conversation and connection with her. Why do I long to meet with her … Continue reading

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Facing Death with Comfort

By Diane Israel as written to Ellen Goodmen about the passing of her mother.  “Mom never complained, never said, “Why me?” She embraced her “disability” the way she always lived with grace, elegance, and dignity, embodying a peace from within”. … Continue reading

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