A Thriving Modern Life, Anywhere, With Ancient Wisdom

Is This Love?

Are you like Bob Marley, wondering if what you are feeling is love? Is this love? What is true love? Have you found the one? the one and only? Who is your soulmate? Is there more than one? Love has taken different shapes and forms throughout history, and is far from being a universal concept. Modern Love We now look for love as if we were looking for the newest.. Read More

Why Self Care is not just about Bubble Baths and Massages

In an era marked by burn out, how can we truly take care of ourselves? An article I read a few days ago inspired me to dig deeper into the subject and share with you perspectives from ancient wisdom. The article was about burn out and how millenials (persons reaching adulthood in the early 21st century) are so prone to it: https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/annehelenpetersen/millennials-burnout-generation-debt-work?fbclid=IwAR2jHIW1hIt8tdIytAsiMq2uGKvPKRFff3lROMqRhO7FBC8MMKWX58zcv8A Do you feel tired? Beyond exhausted? Living the.. Read More

Being a Woman

While the world is celebrating Women today, let’s have a closer look at what it is to be a woman, not just today, but from a more universal, timeless perspective. What does it mean today and what has it always meant, over centuries and even milleniums? How can we cultivate our feminine part, power?

* Learn a New Way to Detox Your Body and Mind This Autumn

Autumn Detox Breathing

AUTUMN DETOX IS ABOUT LETTING GO… According to Chinese Medicine, there are 2 seasons during the year when detoxing is recommended and will bring on optimal results. One is Spring (see How to make the most of Summer and Spring), and the other one is Autumn. Respecting the basic rules and rhythms of nature is part and parcel of ancient Chinese medicine and wisdom principles. Therefore, aligning yourself to nature’s.. Read More

* A Partner AND A Career?

A PARTNER AND A CAREER?
 It is possible although not easy to achieve « success » both in your relationship AND in your career when you are an Expat… Most of the time, couples choose expatriation from their home country because of a job opportunity… for one of the partners… What happens to the other one (often the woman) who most of the time has to give up or put on hold.. Read More

* Happy Love Day!

love

« It must be love love love »… I guess I should say happy Valentine’s day today but I prefer to say « Happy Love Day! » As an International citizen, you know how widespread Valentine’s Day’s celebration has become. Maybe you’re a big fan of Valentine’s day, maybe you avoid it because you think it’s a big money making scheme, or you have no Valentine to celebrate with, or your love is.. Read More