Are You Your Own Best Friend Or Worst Enemy?

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More and more, as I give my live conference “Rise Above Your Mind”, people have come up to me with a ‘between you and me’ question.

“Antonia,” they say, “I know you talk about not taking things personally but Continue reading

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Are You Using Your Body to Its Full Potential?

Igón LerchurdiWhen I first met Igón Lerchurdi, an 86 year old man in Buenos Aires, I was marveled by the way he walked and talked. He seemed to be floating on a cloud with every step he took. With only a few words, he was able to convey powerful messages through the movements of his gestures. When I asked, “What’s your secret?” He replied, Continue reading

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Thinking Like a Child Can Change Your Life

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Ever notice a child when engaged in play, drawing, dancing or any other activity, doesn’t worry about what others think of them? Their thoughts don’t revolve around limits and believe they can do anything and nothing is impossible.

We were all this way once. At some point, we were told to stop being a child and start Continue reading

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Why Do Things Have To Change?

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Ever heard the saying, “One thing that never changes is CHANGE!”

Maybe this time of the year has something to do with it but, it seems that come spring time, change becomes more powerful. I guess that’s what they mean by, “spring brings new beginnings!”

Recently, many of my coaching with clients and group conferences have revolved around one common thing: Change.

What’s worse is that Continue reading

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3 Ways to Build Your Confidence

Ways to build your confidenceOne reader recently asked me a question that kind of put me on the spot. I felt I did not have a single template for her (or anyone else) to follow that would provide her with the ultimate answer she was looking for.

Diana Lopez’s question:

I love painting portraits of people, places and sceneries. I want to take my passion to another level but, I’m just too intimidated to put myself out there. I’ve met so many great painters and attended numerous seminars and expeditions. I always end up feeling that maybe my work isn’t good enough Continue reading

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Waiting For an Opportunity to Knock? Maybe, It Already Did

Stop looking for itHave you ever had a moment of sudden realization where after a long exhausting period of struggle, you finally see a situation in a completely different way? Suddenly, you know exactly what to do or say that completely changes everything.

Don’t you wish you could have more of these moments?

So, how could we experience them more often? Continue reading

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Three Powerful Ways to Handle Intolerable Life Situations

how to handle intorelable life situationsWhat the hell am I doing here? It is totally inhumane to be out in this freezing, cold weather. It’s March; it’s supposed to be getting warmer, what’s wrong with this weather?”

Yup, after having spent three months in Colombia, this was the first reaction I had on my first day back in Montreal.

That same morning, I ran into a friend at the grocery store. He made the mistake of telling me, “Welcome back! You’re so lucky, you missed one of the worst Continue reading

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Where Do You Find The Hidden Key to True Happiness?

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“True Happiness Lies Within”

Most of us have heard these beautiful words being spoken many times. Whether or not we practice any form of spirituality, on some level, we believe this to be true even though we may not have truly experienced it and know it to be true.

So, these words are just a beautiful, poetic phrase but, do we really understand their true profound meaning? If the seed of happiness is within all of us, why do we keep searching for happiness in money, fame, power, appearances Continue reading

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Revealing Your True Motives

revealing your true motivesThis is the last post of a 3 part series on why we are made to wait for something worth having. You might prefer to start with reading reading the introduction here.

Note: I have created these series using a Colombian couple’s story of the suffering and difficulties that Colombians endured for 30 years and still live today. Through their personal views, experiences and lessons learned, I discovered 3 great reasons why waiting is a part of our journey to achieving any goal… right through to finding your life’s purpose!

A very special thank you to Lina and Jaime for sharing their story

Here’s the 3rd reason: Continue reading

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How Building Patience Can Transform Your Life

patience can transform your lifeThis is the second post of a three part series on why we are made to wait for something worth having. You might prefer to start with reading the introduction here.

Note: I have created these series using a Colombian couple’s story of the suffering and difficulties that Colombians endured for 30 years and still live today. Through their personal views, experiences and lessons learned, I discovered three great reasons why waiting is a part of our journey to achieving any goal, right through to finding your life’s purpose! Continue reading

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