Angela Di Paola


Angela Di Paola (MSW, PSW) is an author, self development coach and consultant. For as long as she can remember, Angela has been interested in understanding what makes people tick and how she can best be there for them. To that end, she has earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology and a master’s degree in social work. For the past 11 years, she has dedicated her career to helping people, both as a coach and as a professional social worker.

In her capacity as a social worker for the Montreal  General Hospital and the Montreal Center for Anxiety  and  Depression,  Angela  has  provided  support  and   crisis  counselling  to  hundreds  of  people  and  their  families. Angela works hard to assist her clients, who are undergoing complex and oftentimes devastating obstacles. She continues to be amazed and humbled by their strength and resiliency. Angela’s work, here especially, and in her interactions with others, is the  reason  you  will  often  hear  her  say,  “People  are  so   much stronger than they realize!”

Angela  has  founded  her  own  coaching  practice   where  she  helps  her  clients  achieve  the  goals  that   matter  to  them.  Compassionate  and  direct,  she   relentlessly  brings  out  her  clients’  strengths  and   capacities  as  well  as  provides  them  with  the  tools  to overcome the obstacles holding them back.

She  and  her  husband  love  their  little  one  (the  cat)  very  much. The cat tolerates their existence and allows them to share its space, so long as the food keeps coming.


Do you feel overworked, overextended, and overwhelmed? Do you feel guilty and ashamed, thinking you are not enough?

Do you give so much to everyone else and so little to yourself? Have you forgotten the dreams you have for yourself? Have you forgotten yourself?

Remember, you have a story. Your story is so beautiful and powerful that you must let if unfold. You are the hero of this story, not a supporting character. Your motivations, needs and desires matter. Your time matters. You matter.

With the simple and practical techniques Angela offers in her book, That’s Life…Or Is It? you will be able to reclaim your time and use that time to reconnect with the story you have always dreamt of for yourself. It’s your time now!


You can finally break away from feelings of guilt, crushing pressure, and everyone else’s expectations.

You will see how the power of taking back your time will develop a happier, fulfilled, and more confident you.

You can be the heroine you always wanted to be.



Break free from the mindset that weighs you down and keeps you feeling depleted. Reconnect with yourself, your dreams, and your desires. Embrace them and be the person you always wanted to be.

  • Let go of expectations that keep you dependent on outside forces for your happiness
  • Reconnect with what matters to you and turn that into achievable goals.
  • Change your self talk from victim to powerhouse.
  • Say No! to what doesn’t serve you.
  • Say Yes! to yourself.
  • Be comfortable asking for help.
  • Take ownership of your financial goals.

“If I could read only one book on empowering myself to live the life I want to, That’s Life…Or is it? is the one I would choose!”
Charlotte Gwilliam, author of Traveology

That’s Life… or Is It? is a practical and no-nonsense guide for any woman who wishes to create a fulfilling and happy life.”
Gillian Stevens, author of Explore, Transform, Flourish

“This is a powerhouse book of tips, tactics, and approaches for fulfillment and happiness that simply work. A fantastic book.”
Rob Rowsell, author of Addicted to Life!

“Powerful, practical and solid advice to women everywhere who want to feel confident and in control. Angela does not hold back from telling us exactly what we need to hear.”
Josevie Jackson, author of Thrive and Be Somebody!

“Any woman that has ever wanted to feel confident and fulfilled can benefit from the down-to-earth knowledge in this book.”
Tan Choon Kiang, author of Life Makeover

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