Ludicrous Folly. That’s Just Silly

“It’s okay to be absurd, ridiculous, and downright irrational at times; silliness is sweet syrup that helps us swallow the bitter pills of life.” Richelle E. Goodrich Q: What did the Unicorn say to the tomato growing in the field? A: U No Corn. For more Unicorn Jokes click here. The Power of Silliness. (Read:Continue reading “Ludicrous Folly. That’s Just Silly”

Why Play is Good for You and for Society

What all play has in common is that it offers a sense of engagement and pleasure, takes the player out of a sense of time and place, and the experience of doing it is more important than the outcome. Dr. Stuart Brown, Founder, The National Institute For Play Why it’s good for grown-ups to goContinue reading “Why Play is Good for You and for Society”

Games and Play, Life Affirming!

Playfulness – it’s about being human. Liza Penn-Thomas Utmost thanks to Anthony Trahair and the amazing international Presenters, Panelists and Playful Participants at the virtual Giocosamente Festival this weekend. Wonderful to be reminded to actually engage in Practicing Playfulness ourselves! Check it out here! Practice Playfulness Try a little game today! Courtesy of Morning BrewContinue reading “Games and Play, Life Affirming!”

Walking and Play. They go hand in hand.

Play is a crucial component of how we learn to walk. PSYCHE Newsletter What Are the Benefits of Walking? (Read: 3 minutes) An Oscar-nominated animation that celebrates walking with humans (read 3 minute or watch: 5 minutes) Why Walking Helps Us Think (read: 5 minutes) Here at Practice Playfulness we’re kind of serious about ourContinue reading “Walking and Play. They go hand in hand.”

Adults Can Be More Playful

The joy is in the playing. Schroeder Play is those non obligatory activities we do in life. We engage with them primarily for their own sake rather than to produce some kind of outcome and they tend to lead to some positive feeling. Dr. Cathy Hope An Expert Guide To Playfulness, Sunday Brunch with KimContinue reading “Adults Can Be More Playful”

Playing At A Distance

It’s not particularly silly, is it. I mean the right leg isn’t silly at all, and the left leg merely does a forward aerial half-turn every alternate step. Minister of Silly Walks Toronto woman establishes “silly walks” zone (watch: 2:30 minutes) 15 yard games to enjoy outside while social distancing (read: 1 minute) Husband KeepsContinue reading “Playing At A Distance”