“I prepared and practiced for a job interview for months. How could this have happened?”
It was through tears that one of my clients told me about her very first job interview ever. She had been with the same company for 22 years and made her way to the top without ever going through an interview. About a year ago, the company went through a downsizing and she was let go. At 44 years old, she found herself starting over Continue reading
On April 25, 2015, when the Nepal earthquake hit, it triggered an avalanche on Mount Everest while Sara Safari was climbing the 30feet ice wall. Although she trained for two years learning everything she needed to know, she was not prepared for such a devastation killing nearly 10,000 people.
In this interview, Sara shares the many struggles, tortures and fears she faced throughout her journey leading up to that day. She talks about her decision to pursue climbing Mount Everest after having given up Continue reading
Every summer, the city of Gatineau in the province of Quebec, presents ‘Le Festival Montgolfières’ (The Hot-Air Balloon Festival). It’s a spectacular, breathtaking view as hundreds of balloons rise and Continue reading
During our last coaching session, one of my clients expressed deep concern over her mom’s loss of appetite after her surgery. “No matter what I cook for her, she takes a bite, complains that everything tastes the same and says she’s not hungry. I’m really worried about her.”
So, A few of days ago, I called to ask about her mom’s recovery. Continue reading
I recently ran into an old friend which I hadn’t seen in years. He just seemed to disappear and disconnect from everyone and we lost touch. At the time, I didn’t make much of it. The thing I remember most about him is that he was constantly working Continue reading
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