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In response to my previous post: The truth about the cruel price of your meat and milk,
They are likely better, but unfortunately still commercial, and therefore, the same applies: animals are artificially impregnated and babies are sacrificed so humans can have their milk. Organic doesn’t guarantee – and doesn’t really imply – ‘humane’ or ‘fair’ to animals.
I’ve tried our local organic, ‘humane’ yogurt and eggs for a while, which are sold at our local organic health food coop. I trust the people and the store very much. It’s one of the best health food markets I’ve ever seen, and I’ve shopped everywhere.
I’m not an egg person at all, but I did want some yogurt in my diet. But recently I stopped doing that as well. Alas, there is no other way of getting a cow’s or goat’s milk, other than depriving the babies of it. Or mama-animals have to be pumped with drugs so they overproduce milk. And we then drink or eat all that! So, our own health and well-being are also a question. Plus, the fact that babies, especially baby boys, are sold for highly priced meat is too well-known.
There are good vegan milk alternatives: almond, soy, coconut, cashew. As an example, in the US they are sold in stores like Wegmans, Whole Foods, and local health food stores.
You can also make your own vegan milk, yogurt and even vegan cheese. Home made vegan cheese is actually ‘a thing.’ 😉
I was vegan for years, well before it was fashionable and when the label used was ‘vegetarian.’ It just felt right. Then, there was a lapse when I tried all kinds of foods due to frequent moves and travel. I’m now getting back to vegan lifestyle, gradually.
For those who follow my Multidimensional and Earth Shift theories, vegan lifestyle corresponds with the 5th Dimension (5D).
I am now trying some great old and new recipes. If there is an interest, I’ll eventually post some recipes I’m presently re-learning.
I know it’s not for everyone, and no judgement at all. But those who prefer not to cause harm to animals and nature, are welcome to try.
For those who want to transition, the idea is to do it very slowly and gradually, so there is no discomfort to the system. Stay positive, gentle and non-judgmental to yourself.
Wishing everyone well. 🙂
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P.S. There are many vegan videos on YouTube. I might share some in the future. Here is one example: 9 Practical Tips for Going VEGAN + Examples of Food I Eat
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The BREXIT referendum is currently underway in the UK! Many in the EU, US, Russia and all over the world are watching with dated breath what the result will be.
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Monkey in the Chinese Zodiac
Monkey people are considered sociable, quick, intellectual fast studies, and mischievous tricksters who love practical jokes. They can be quite lucky with money and good as entrepreneurs. They are adaptable and can work in a range of professions. At least, that’s what conventional wisdom tells us. 😉
- Strengths: sociable, innovative, enthusiastic, self-assured
- Weaknesses: suspicious, cunning, selfish, arrogant, jealous
Fire Monkey: Fire creates passion, but can also produce irritation. Passion, quick wit and irritability are common to fire monkeys, and it will be common for this year in general.
What is Chinese New Year all about?
The Feng Shui new year is derived from the solar calendar and it always changes over February 4th-5th. This date denotes the Annual Flying Star energy change.
Meanwhile, Chinese New Year, also known as the Spring Festival, is marked by the combined lunisolar Chinese calendar, so the date changes from year to year. The New Year usually begins in the end of January or in the beginning to mid-February, depending on when the new moon falls. There are 15 days of festivities, starting on New Year’s Eve. The culmination is the Lantern Festival, which takes place on the 15th day of the new year.
Each Chinese New Year is characterised by one of 12 animals of the Chinese zodiac. The Chinese zodiac wheel is a little like the Western astrological Zodiac, except each Chinese animal marks a year, instead of a month.
Feng Shui and the Chinese philosophy significance:
Apart from the fact that in Chinese zodiac each animal marks a year vs. Western zodiac, where each astrological sign marks a calendar month, there are other major differences. The Chinese zodiac also corresponds with the wheel of 8 cardinal and intercardinal subdirections of the compass. In addition, each of the 12 animals corresponds to one of the Five Elements. This energetic correspondence is registered each year twice (called Earthly Branch and Heavenly Stem) within the 60 year cycle of 12 animals multiplied by 5 elements.
Each animal of the zodiac also has a correspondence to a specific Aspiration in the Eight Mansions (Lada Ray’s term: Eight Aspirations) system, as well as in the Chinese Numerology.
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Year of the Monkey is always the 9th year of the 12-year cycle. The next Year of the Monkey will be in 2028. Each year of the Monkey is different, depending on the element of the Heavenly Stem. Therefore, this is the Year of the Fire, or Red, Monkey. Such year is only repeated once every 60 years.
Those who turn exactly 60 years of age between February 2016 and January 2017 are Fire Monkeys and they experience a full cycle return this year.
The wheel below shows the Heavenly Stem element and color of each Monkey year:
Popular Chinese New Year Greetings
1. 新年好 / 新年好 (Xīnnián hǎo)
‘New Year goodness!’
In Mandarin: /sshin-nyen haoww/
In Cantonese: /sen-nin haow/
2. 恭喜发财 / 恭喜發財 (Gōngxǐ fācái)
‘Happiness and prosperity!’
In Mandarin: /gong-sshee faa-tseye/
In Cantonese: Kunghei fatchoy /gong-hey faa-chwhy/
3. 步步高升 / 步步高陞 (Bùbù gāoshēng)
A steady rise to high places! — “on the up and up”
In Mandarin: /boo-boo gaoww-shnng /
In Cantonese: /boh-boh goh-sshin /
Lada’s global prognosis for 2016
The Year of the Fire Monkey
First two-thirds of the year will be volatile and confrontational. Clashes and uneasy situation will continue throughout the world. There is a good chance that a more peaceful approach to international conflict resolution will prevail in the last third of the year, most likely starting in October 2016.
I would like to note that this period coincides with the US presidential elections. Those who follow my geopolitical analysis on FuturisTrendcast (FT) will see the direct correlation here. Will USA become more peaceful and inclined to negotiations after the elections? I will discuss it in my new PREDICTIONS on FT – coming later this year!
Due to the #2 Illness Star flying to the center of the chart, this year is low in health energy, and rather sickly. Illnesses and epidemics scares are possible in various parts of the globe. This includes man-made viruses and hoaxes (Zika virus is a good example – I’ll talk about it in a separate article on FT).
Everyone is advised to be careful, both while traveling and while at home!
2016 Annual Feng Shui Forecast
2016 will be a sickly year for many people as the Illness Star is now in the center, its energy affecting all. Be careful not to get a flu, protect yourself by eating healthy, boost your energy via healthy supplements, and make sure you get enough rest this year.
Energize your personal health direction and wear you personal health colors, according to Lada Ray’s Personal Feng Shui Empowerment & Success Report – see below!
This year is very empowering for women due to (not to get too technical) No. 8 White Star flying to SW, the place of the woman. Women will greatly benefit from energizing their SW corner with 8 smooth yellow calcite or golden jade spheres and lots of natural crystals.
The water element is missing in this year’s chart. Therefore, boost the presence of water: wear the color blue. You can also wear black.
Keep in mind that black carries a protective connotation and is yin in nature, symbolizing deep water, while blue is yang in nature and caries the connotation of energetic, moving water.
Display water features, such as fountains, aquariums and ponds. Water plants also work. Make sure you display water features in the beneficial areas, based on Flying Star and 8 Mansions, aka, 8 Aspirations, methods.
Use more blue colors in your decor. Blue crystals, Water drop hangings or wind chimes can be used as well.
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Wishing you a great 2016
The YEAR OF THE FIRE MONKEY!
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Happy Chinese New Year of the Wood Sheep, dear readers! The Chinese new Year started on February 19, 2015. The auspicious New Year celebration period lasts for 15 days.
As we say in Hong Kong, Gong Hei Phat Choi! (Cantonese for Happy New Year!)
Or in Mandarin: Xīn nián kuàilè (meaning, New Year happiness)
Listen to my very special Chinese New Year interview, packed with lots of fun, useful, and interesting information. In this show, Melodi, the host of the Cat’s Eye on the Future, and I discuss: the Chinese New Year of the Wood Sheep and its meaning; the secrets of the Chinese Zodiac and different Chinese zodiac animal affinities; how to celebrate your Chinese New Year auspiciously, what to wear and how to set your table; the red envelope tradition and what to give as gifts; how to energize your home and how to welcome spring.
We also talk about various schools of feng shui and my feng shui practice. For desert, we compare the character of the previous Year of the Wood Horse, with the different energy this new year brings. My Feng Shui Predictions for this year of the Wood Sheep wrap up this very informative and entertaining show, together with some spiritual and personal development advice.
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Russia will be voting for the country’s new president on Sunday, March 4, 2012.
Because of the Russian electoral rules, one cannot use poll numbers several days before the elections. Currently in effect: moratorium on promoting specific candidates to avoid influencing the voters.
As a reminder to my readers, I do not belong to any political party and consider myself a political atheist. My analysis is based on observation, logic, intuition and the Ancient Chinese System of Long Cycles (CSLC).
The Russian political scene is changing rapidly as a record number of citizens take part in protests and demonstrations, both for and against various candidates. Historically speaking, this level of activism is unusual for Russia. Well, apart from the 1917 Bolshevik Revolution and the 1990-93 USSR dissolution period. Most other times in Russian history, the population wasn’t that active politically.
Russian protests differ substantially from the Arab Spring, US Occupy movement, Greek, Spanish, British and other European protests, because they are NOT economically driven. Russians have not experienced a cut in pay or unemployment. In fact, salaries and standard of living have been steadily and substantially rising for the past decade. This activism is driven by a desire to see more change, better and faster reforms, as well as ‘the Putin fatigue.’ As one commentator put it, “It’s media fatigue: people are tired of seeing Putin’s face all over the news.”
I do want to point out that my analysis, based on CSLC, indicates that social and political activism around the world will keep intensifying during this decade. This is true not only for Russia, but for the vast majority of countries, including most of Europe, USA, the Middle East and Asia, as well as – perhaps, to a lesser degree – Latin America, Africa and Australia.
Due to allegations of fraud and ballot stuffing during 2011 Duma (Russian Parliament) elections, over 30,000 Russians have signed up to be anti-fraud monitors during Presidential elections on March 4, 2012.
This year, 5 candidates are eligible to run for the Russian presidency. The remaining contenders were unable to collect the number of signatures required to run.
The winning candidate must receive over 50% of the popular vote or face second round run-off against 2nd place candidate.
Russian President, 2000-2008. Current Prime Minister of the Russian Federation. Still, by far the most popular politician in Russia. United Russia had suffered a substantial “defeat” during 2011 Duma elections. Well, if you consider a defeat getting 49.5% of the votes. But it was a step down from their usual 60-70% approval rate. Besides, they needed 50% in order to maintain a constitutional majority in the Duma. In that sense, the result was quite disappointing.
Putin may have lost some of his support among the more affluent population of Moscow, who ironically benefited most from his and United Russia policies in the past 12 years. But he gained support in the Russian regions. He’s widely projected to win, even by his opponents and detractors. Putin is very feared by the U.S. and some other Western governments, yet supported by most world governments, as well as the international investment community. International investors, as well as the Russian majority, seek stability. And they know, Putin is the only one who can deliver that.
For Putin, it is not as much the issue of winning. It is more how he wins. He needs clean, beyond reproach elections; and a win in the first round to avoid compromising his substantial clout in Russia and abroad.
Vladimir Zhirinovsky (Right/Nationalist: Liberal Democrats).
Speaker of the lower house of the Duma. An old timer in the Russian politics who’s been around since Yeltsin; may have lost some of his original base, but is still popular amongst the young males, especially in the Russian regions. Famous for his loud and often scandalous speeches and behavior, Zhirinovsky enjoys a staunch support base because he often says what others don’t dare due to political correctness.
Gennady Zyuganov (Far left: Communist Party).
The Communists have enjoyed a substantial increase in support in the past year. Nostalgia for the good, old Soviet Union days and low pensions for retirees have aided in Zyuganov’s popularity. Communist party is a very hands-on grassroots organization, members of which go door to door and help each other, as well as the needy, according to the old Soviet tradition. Which also explains the rise in popularity.
Party’s weakness: the Communists have never been good at accounting. To this day, it’s unclear where the money for all the social reforms they are proposing (essentially, the rollback to the Soviet Union) will come from.
Sergey Mironov (Center Left: Fair Russia Party, aka, A Just Russia Party).
Chairman of the Russian Federation Council 2001 – 2011, the Upper House of the Duma. Fair Russia Party has appeal among those voters who are not quite communists, but who would like more social security and government controls. Also, among those who are not quite center.
Mironov has repeatedly proposed an amendment to the Russian constitution that would allow the President to be elected for 3 consecutive 5 or 7 year terms. In 2007, Boris Gryzlov, leader of the rival United Russia party, said that changing the constitution would be unacceptable. Mironov is considered to be more socialism oriented, as he wants to set up special agricultural exchanges for state purchases of agricultural goods and introduce government intervention in regulating prices of basic food stuffs.
Mikhail Prokhorov (Independent).
Russian oligarch, billionaire, Forbes 400, Owner of the NY Mets. The only candidate not backed by a party. He commands quite a presence and towers over everyone in the room at close to 7′ of height. Prokhorov has a pro-business platform and enjoys some support among the rich, the business people and the affluent. Most likely, a negligible factor in these elections.
Based on the current dynamic situation, I will be upgrading my Year 2012 Predictions for the Russian elections. Read an update tomorrow – right here, on Lada Ray Blog.
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