Last weekend my family and I got together to prepare and enjoy an afternoon meal at my mom’s. All of a sudden, my mom dropped what she was doing, ran over to my niece, who was peeling potatoes, and yelled, “What are you doing? Continue reading
They say that forgiveness is the most divine of all acts because it is one of the most difficult things to do or give to another human being.
How can we forgive, or rather, why should we forgive someone who has mistreated us, Continue reading
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
When 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
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
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
One 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
Have 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
What 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
“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