By 2015 I had barreled through five years of Law School in Paris and New York, and worked three months in an American Law Firm in Paris. Then… I left my budding Law career. I left the path that most of my friends were going to follow for the remainder of their professional lives.

At first I thought that entrepreneurship would be a home for me to bring about the changes I wanted to see in the world, but two challenges faced me. The first was education: All that I had been given from kindergarten through graduate school neither brought…

Reclaim Your Authority to Learn

It took me a long time to start grasping the vast possibility held in the meme: Something completely different from this is possible right now.

The hammer hits me while meandering through the hilly asphalt roads of the wealthy neighborhood of Richmond, in Nelson, South Island, New Zealand. I am scandalized by a species that builds garages bigger than their own living rooms. It starts me fantasizing that this non-existent community could come together in a nonexistent Community Hall, decide that their children should not have to battle cars while riding their bikes from one friend’s house to the next…

A dozen declarations from participants in a Series Rage Club

Being a Star.

Below, you will find an assemblage of more than a dozen of articles written by the most courageous people I’ve the chance to encounter: people who are ready to break any rule (especially their own!) to take back their Authority.

Warning: INTENSE! Those articles were written during a Rage Club, they hold the specific energy of the Bright Principle of Clarity. Not an intellectual clarity, a 5-body Clarity.

My authority

I take back my authority to be happy. I may laugh at every joke and at everything I find funny, even if others do not find the joke funny. I can laugh…

It is the worst of times, it is the best of times

A few days ago, my eyes caught an article titled: “Two weeks in confinement: between work-at-home and the kids, I don’t know if I can hold it any longer.” Something in me cracked. The underlying message is that family life is a torture-chamber that can only be escaped by ‘going to work’ somewhere else. Has family proximity morphed into a source of suffering, anxiety and frustration?

It could be that you believe the way things are is the only way things can be. No teenage daughter actually wants to wash dishes, cook for the family, or eat what everyone else…

Lesson on how to be a Dragon

On the fifth day of a temporary magic school, it became obvious that the soil in the magicians and sourceresses had been prepared enough for their Dragons to sprout and flame-up the world with a certain kind of poetry. I was one of the Dragon Speakers. Here what I as my Dragon said:

I take a stand for each and every one of you, my colleague-trainers, my friends in arms, my villagers. I take a bigger stand for you than you are taking for yourself. I commit to you that you will become what you want to become. I commit…

Discover what kind of subversive you are.

You might have noticed that, lately, a number of young (and not so young) people — Greta Thunberg, Jamie S. Margolin, Xiuhtezcatl Martinez, … only to name a few — and a number of organizations — Extinction Rebellion, Fridays for Future, Sunrise Movement, Global Climate Strike, Earth Guardians … among many others — are calling you to go down in the streets to raise awareness about the climate change crisis and put pressure on your governments to change business-as-usual practices.

Global Climate Strike,

What if…

But what if you don’t consider yourself an ‘activist’? What if you even have evidence that you are not an…

What feels like wounds are new parts of you being born.

I write this to share that your relationship to your ‘wounds’ can change.

’Kintsugi’ is the Japanese art of repairing broken pottery by mending the cracks with lacquer that is mixed with powdered gold, silver, or platinum.
Photo courtesy of: Australian Cultural Fund

You carry memories in your physical, intellectual, emotional, or energetic body of having been ‘wounded’ by one thing or another. The purpose here is not to declare ‘wounds’ as either good or bad, something to be wanted or something to be avoided. The purpose here is to explore how to make transformational use of your ‘wounds’.

In the radical responsibility context out of which Possibility Management emerges, the experiment I will be offering you is to stand in the place where you are 100% responsible for everything…

Before I encountered the possibility of adulthood and the concept of going through archetypal initiatory processes, I mostly regarded myself as a strange human being overoccupied with too many considerations and questions for my friends and loved ones to bear. I had learned to mostly be quieter than I wanted to be. Unconsciously, I had discovered that I could be a little louder — and little crazier — when I and my friends were drunk. Then my degree of craziness would go unnoticed.

Eventually I dropped the social niceness show and hit the road. That is when I suddenly met…

I used to be a professional swimmer. 
I learned to swim at age 8. Doing laps in the public pool in Nouméa, New Caledonia pretending to be a mermaid. I didn't tell anybody that I was being a mermaid. I would go back and forth in the small pool undulating and holding my breath.

I moved back to France and entered the professional Swimming Team at the Stade Poitevin Natation in Poitiers.

I became so proficient in ondulation that my speciality quickly became the butterfly stroke. If you don’t know anything about swimming, that is the stoke in which you…

I met with a man. We were together in intimate spaces that were intense and wonderful without sexuality. This man is married. What possibilities are there for exploring intimacy without destroying much?” wrote a friend to me recently.

First things first: I thanked her for asking this boldly intimate question. I took her questions to heart. She is far from the only person to be asking such questions.

This woman’s authentic necessity launched a series of considerations in me about what it is we are really talking about. My first line of thinking was, “What does she mean by ‘without…

Anne-Chloé Destremau

Gameworld builder, bridgebuilder to next culture, possibility manager while navigating joyfully five body intimacy journeys!

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