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”

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”

“10 extra years of life…”

There is no problem that doesn’t have some underlying need for more optimism, stamina, resilience and collaboration. And, games are, I believe, the best platform we have for providing that. Jane McGonial All work and no play doesn’t just make Jill and Jack dull, it kills the potential of discovery, mastery, and openness to changeContinue reading ““10 extra years of life…””