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New Year Resolutions revisited

Yang and Yin I love resolutions! It’s all about planning, achieving, sweating to finally become the best version of ourselves. It’s firmness, determination, action. We are reaching out of our comfort zone and it feels great (especially if we manage to achieve one!) It’s all Yang energy: it’s active, invigorating and exciting. Yet, we can’t always be Yang. Life itself is a balance between action … Continue reading New Year Resolutions revisited

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Day 13: at the end of the day write down 5 things that went well

There were few yesterday: lunch with my Mum, managed to go through the French homework of my daughter without losing my schmidt (true French doesn’t make sense, true, we strive on exceptions to the rules), new students enrolling to my next Yin workshop, organizing a real family lunch with all of us (parents, cousins, grand parents, brothers, sisters…), and The story of the Bike: Most … Continue reading Day 13: at the end of the day write down 5 things that went well

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Day 4: Unfollow people who do not inspire you

Have you ever noticed how some people drain your energy? You can meet them in the real life, but also on social media in books and movies. Do you notice how your body reacts? this feeling of uncomfort that lingers inside of you until it gets very irritating? On the other side are the Real Friends. Idealistically you should have the following ones: The 6 … Continue reading Day 4: Unfollow people who do not inspire you

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I am French but I don’t get them

What’s wrong with the Frenchies??? Our family has been living in France for a year now and (thanks God!) I still can’t fit in. Yes they have great cheeses, awesome wine, but their manners … We have been living in Asia for last 15 years, in countries where loosing face is simply humiliating. Out of respect, it is sometimes best to let someone be wrong … Continue reading I am French but I don’t get them

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Une Covid, des émotions et un mojo retrouvé !

“Comment? Toi as le Covid, avec tout le yoga que tu fais?” “Purée tu es toujours positive? tu vois que ca sert a rien ces vaccins !” “tu sais le cousin du cousin d’Arthur est reste positif des mois! sans sortir!” Si seulement les esprits fermés venaient avec des bouches fermées ! Dans cette très etrange periode que nous traversons tous, être positif au Covid … Continue reading Une Covid, des émotions et un mojo retrouvé !

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Ces 4 mots qui m’ont mis KO!

Une petite question innocente et plutôt bienveillante posée à la fin de cet entretien sur l’impatriation. Une simple phrase de politesse qui m’a totalement déstabilisée. “On a beaucoup parle de la famille et de la gestion du stress de vos enfants. Avant de conclure, une derniere question: Et Vous, ça va?” Et là, exceptionnellement, je n’avais plus rien á dire. Le blanc total. Pas du … Continue reading Ces 4 mots qui m’ont mis KO!

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Healthy and Prosperous Chinese New Year! (this time for real)

An unusual Tet The Lunar New Year is the most important celebration in Vietnam. Cities turns red and gold, streets are packed with shoppers and the air is filled with joy and excitement. For a week, Vietnamese will express their respects for ancestors as well as welcoming the New Year with family members. It always feels like Hanoi is suddenly depleted of all its vibrant … Continue reading Healthy and Prosperous Chinese New Year! (this time for real)