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Sept 2019: Be firm, clear and concise

In a year like 2019 that enables the emergence of new “know-how” and promotes innovative ways to look at and solve political, economic and societal issues, it paid off until now to let things grow, to let opportunities mature and to refrain from taking patience for inertia. But when a

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August 2019 Begin to move … slowly

The difficulty in a year like this is to gather the patience to let things happen and let opportunities grow while resisting the temptation to give up because things are too slow. 2019 favors those who have clarified their base and continue to do so, again and again, whatever the

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June 2019 – Adjust the Pace

In a Chinese year that reintroduces movement (2019), it is no longer necessary to row, push and pull to move forward. When the current returns or the wind picks up, it’s time to relax a bit, to ease the grip and to welcome the renewal of forces. Going fast, fidgeting

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Feeling sluggish? Do not blame yourself

2019 brought back Wood and Water energies after a set of years depriving us of benevolent, flowing and nourishing currents. We saw the worsening of tensions, the hardening of positions, believes and postures across the board. As presented in the Chinese New Year Lectures, the possibility for renewed communication between

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Just a few days before 2019, Earth Pig Year

In the last days of the Year of the Earth Dog, measure how far you have come in spite of the obstacles, lack of clarity and apparent signs of a crumbling world. Ditch the doubts. Take care of daily tasks. Simplify your life. Empty drawers and make room for renewal,

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3 weeks until the New Year. Let’s finish 2018!

Before entering 2019, indulge in what is left of the energy of 2018, Year of the Earth Dog. We are at the very end of a heavy, slow and dry year that has forced us to work our base, anchor and develop resilience. The alternative was to get frustrated, to

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2018, a Constructive Year, Really?

New Year is fast approaching, but there are still five weeks left before the arrival of the Chinese New Year. Bringing 2018 to its full close is an essential condition to fully make room for the temporal forces of 2019, Year of the Earth Pig. The Pig is nothing but

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Dec. 2018: The Gates are now open (Wood Rat Month)

If you are wondering where the  world is heading at this time (Chinese month of December 2018), here is an extract from my talk given in Paris at the beginning of 2018: “2018 is a year that requires the laying down of new foundations and the elaboration of  new way

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Energy of Nov 2018 – Water Pig Month – Do not run yet!

We have just gone through two long and strenuous “dry years” in 2017 & 2018. With little Water energy (metaphor of movement, communication and flowing Qi) and with scarce “Wood energy” (metaphor of renewal, compassion, hope, etc) since 2016, tension among racial lines and bipartisanship have strengthened. Without Water energy,

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