"I created The Harmonist brand to have an opportunity to help others find their inner harmony. By creating our harmony, we make our own reality." nation, etc. Conversely, man’s need for power has led to numer-ous wars and as a result the world’s nations have become separated and divided. I believe that we are gradually witnessing a steady shift in people’s consciousness and that we will continue to focus on what unites us and the values common to all humanity. Not on differences of culture, religion, or language. I am absolutely certain that people will collectively come together and hand down to their descendants only beautiful traditions and their cultural legacy. How do you approach people about a humanitarian issue that may not necessarily affect them directly, but that they may have the means or the influence to help? I can share with you what I myself have experienced: the greatest happiness is to see the eyes of a person you have helped. By doing something good, sharing or helping in deeds or words – it does not matter which – you are filled with a great charge of positive energy. The desire to do good can, of itself, make a person hap-pier. In conversations with my friends, I call this “training for the soul.” People think so much about how they look and they train their bodies, while forgetting that their souls need this too. “Try it,” I tell my friends. They agree, and they do try it, and then they cannot stop. How did your own life and philosophy influence the development of The Harmonist and encourage you to start this brand? I created The Harmonist brand to have an opportunity to help 48 others find their inner harmony. By creating our harmony, we make our own reality. Harmonious people possess the ability to create a harmonious space around them and to make their loved ones and themselves happy. Would you mind sharing your personal element with us and what practice you personally do to restore balance to your own life? Yes, my element is Yang Fire – that is the sun. I love being out in nature, because I believe it is in nature that people can completely restore their vitality. Sometimes, just a long walk in the fresh air can help to relieve you of unnecessary stress and worry. There is a proverb that says, “Where people do not create litter, it will be clean.” I could apply the same principle to a person’s inner state. The desire to be at peace with yourself and have control over your negative thoughts and emotions are the key to inner harmony. How do you cater to a person's individual experience in The Harmonist store? By coming to our boutique or visiting the website theharmonist.com you can find out your personal element and, accordingly, use it to learn more about yourself. At The Harmonist, you will be given the opportunity to immerse yourself in the basic elements presented by the ancient Chinese philosophy of Feng Shui: fire, earth, metal, water, and wood. The fragrances created in collaboration with the best “noses” in France will compel you to feel the strength and refine-ment of these elements. You will definitely be charmed by one of the 10 fragrances.