Bonjour! I’m Princess Diane von Brainisfried®

Motivational Speaker.  Award-Winning Writer.  Certified Life Coach.  Breast Cancer Survivor.  Offering seminars and coaching using humor to inspire happiness.


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Upcoming Events

Gratitude & Grace


Collective Wisdom from Today’s Top Thought Leaders

November 25th, 2020, at 7am and 7pm

I am delighted to join a wonderful group of thought leaders for a program on Gratitude & Grace.


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Rutgers Breast Cancer Awareness Event

October 15th, 2020, from 7:30 PM to 8:30PM on Zoom

I am delighted to join a panel discussion on Breast Cancer, sponsored by Women’s Committee of the Rutgers American Pharmacists Association-Academy of Student Pharmacists Chapter (APhA-ASP) and Rutgers Phi Delta Chi, a professional pharmacy fraternity on campus.

More info coming soon!



Relay USA

Standing Together, Although We’re Apart

Saturday, April 25, 2020 at 4pm

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, Relay for Life can’t be held in the same format as prior years. Instead, it will be an online celebration, including traditional elements like the opening ceremony, survivor lap,  caregiver recognition, and luminaria ceremony.

I am honored to be a speaker at this virtual event!

Babs Siperstein Humanities Seminar

Strategies for optimism and positivity in the face of challenge
Date: Monday, February 24, 2020

Time: 6-7:15 pm

Where: Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital
1 Robert Wood Johnson Place, Dining Room, 2nd floor
New Brunswick, NJ 08901

Book Launch Tour

Bonjour, Breast Cancer - I'm Still Smiling front coverI am tickled pink to announce my new Book  Launch  Tour!

In conjunction with the publishing of Bonjour, Breast Cancer – I’m Still Smiling! on September 20th, I’m stopping by several palaces for a royal chat (see schedule below).

These talks are for anyone who has had breast cancer or has been touched by someone who has….as well as anyone who’s ever wanted to find their happiness mojo even when life isn’t a bed of roses!

I hope that one of these is in your neighborhood – if not, check out the podcast!

You can order my book  today!


October 3, 2019
7-9 pm

East Brunswick Library, Meeting Room 3
2 Jean Walling  Civic Center Dr
East Brunswick, NJ 0881

October 5, 2019
10:30 – 11:30 am

Mercer County Library, West Windsor Branch
333 N Post Rd
Princeton Junction, NJ 08550

October 10, 2019
10:30 – 11:30 am

Monmouth County Library, Headquarters
125 Symmes Dr
 Manalapan Township, NJ 07726

October 12, 2019
Noon – 4pm

Green Turtle Sports Bar and Grille
211 Main St
North Brunswick Township, NJ 08902

I will be signing books as part of the “Funds for Friends” Dine and Donate fundraiser.

October 24, 2019
7-8:30 pm

Burlington County Library, Westhampton
125 Symmes Dr
 Manalapan Township, NJ 07726

Radio Interviews

Thursday Sept 5th  6 am and streaming all day
I want to thank Tom Sumner at The Tom Sumner Radio program for my interview on Thursday Sept 5th  6 am and streaming all day.
Listen to the program

Thursday Sept 12th 5-6 pm
James Lowe-host of the syndicated Jiggy Jaguar Radio show broadcast to over 50 stations & heard on the iHeart Network

Monday Sept 16th 4-5 pm
Radio interview with Lora Cheadle “Princess Diane von Brainisfried and Lora”

Friday Sept 20th 2019, 10:05am
SuzyG Morning Host
AM 1310 KOKX Country

Wednesday, Sept 25th 12pm
Dr. Nicole Cross Spectrum News



Prior Talks


Relay for Life LogoI am delighted to be speaking at the Relay for Life, the American Cancer Society’s main fundraiser at Rutgers RAC Livingston Campus in New Brunswick. The Colleges Against Cancer is holding this event in honor of those who have lost to cancer and in support of those fighting it. 

Relay is a team fundraising event where team members take turns walking around the track in the RAC. There is also a Luminaria ceremony, along with many other fun activities and entertainment throughout the night. 

3 Keys for Beating the Breast Cancer Blues
Date: Friday, March 29, 2019

Time: 9:15pm for my talk; Event is 4pm – 3am

WHERE: Rutgers Athletic Center (RAC), Livingston Campus

85 Rockafeller Rd
Piscataway, NJ


October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month!

pink breast cancer ribbon…And it’s a ROYAL HONOR to announce my two newest speaking engagements to help breast cancer patients and survivors live their royally happy life!

These talks are for anyone who has had breast cancer or has been touched by someone who has….as well as anyone who’s ever wanted to find their happiness mojo even when life isn’t a bed of roses!

Come and bring a friend!   Both talks are FREE!

Tips for Beating the Breast Cancer Blues
Date: Tues., Oct. 23rd 2018

Time:  12:00 noon to 1pm


Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
125 Paterson St
Clinical Academic Building (CAB) Room 2144
New Brunswick NJ


Bonjour, Breast Cancer, I’m Still Smiling… wit, wisdom and optimism strategies for beating the breast cancer blues.
Selections from my forthcoming book

Date: Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Time: 7:30 pm-9:00

Where: Congregation B’nai Tikvah
1001 Finnegans Lane
North Brunswick, NJ 08902

RSVP: Sheryl at (so we have enough refreshments)

For more information, drop me a line

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