Play More. Exploit Less

Curiosity – It keeps us moving forward, exploring, experimenting, opening new doors. Walt Disney Early in the creation of Practice Playfulness we discussed how we are adults much longer than we are children. This became a cornerstone for our exploration of why play and playfulness could be as important if not more so for adultsContinue reading “Play More. Exploit Less”

Playfully Practice

“…..And allowing no answers, and just saying, you just have to observe it and be in wonder the whole time.” Amy Tan – Unintended Memoir As Seth Godin shares: “Creativity is the generous act of solving an interesting problem on behalf of someone else. It’s a chance to take emotional and intellectual risks with generosity.Continue reading “Playfully Practice”

Practicing Playfulness. As simple as Salmon and Rice.

It’s a prayer for her, for me, for you, for the whole world. I figure it’s a perfect time to pray for the whole world twice a day, morning and evening… Mandy Patinkin Ralph Waldo Emerson is quoted as saying “It is a happy talent to know how to play.” Talent (more often than not) takes practice.Continue reading “Practicing Playfulness. As simple as Salmon and Rice.”

Let’s Play with TIME!

How did it get so late so soon? It’s night before it’s afternoon. December is here before it’s June. My goodness how the time has flewn. How did it get so late so soon? Dr. Seuss Can TIME be bent? Does it fly? If traversable wormholes exist, they could allow time travel….. If you are drawn into theContinue reading “Let’s Play with TIME!”

Creativity & Play Through the Eyes of Adults with Autism

Play should be a place that anyone can occupy and where all are welcome, without barriers, boundaries or limitations. It should be an endless place to be and to fundamentally enjoy being. University of Sheffield Several months ago we took a wonderful online course through FutureLearn on the Importance of Play In Everyday Life. OneContinue reading “Creativity & Play Through the Eyes of Adults with Autism”