Spend More Time Thinking Like A Playful Kid

We need to spend more time and effort as adults trying to think like kids. Erza Klein paraphrasing Alison Gopnik What do an Octopus, Kids, Adults, Play, and artificial intelligence have in common? Carve out time for “Why Adults Lose the ‘Beginner’s Mind’” and learn the answers. Trust us, it’s all about play. Crank upContinue reading “Spend More Time Thinking Like A Playful Kid”

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!”

Your Spirit Craves Play.

The human spirit is more powerful than any drug – and that is what needs to be nourished: with work, play, friendship, family. These are the things that matter. Robin Williams Physical play is important to maintain a healthy and robust quality of life. Playfulness is equally important for our mental, emotional, and intellectual wellContinue reading “Your Spirit Craves Play.”

Make 2021 YOUR Year of Playfulness!

You’ll never get bored when you try something new, There’s no limit to what you can do. – Dr. Seuss 2020 is a year to remember.  Truly.  Given difficult times, fear and  unknowns it has still been full of meaningful moments to reflect upon. This next year holds the promise of a new and betterContinue reading “Make 2021 YOUR Year of Playfulness!”

Playfulness in community for Community

“Play is not merely idle time; it’s an opportunity to experiment with new interests and to draw closer to other people.”  Happiness Project One-Sentence Journal by Gretchen Rubin When we play with others we learn about ourselves, have fun, and build trust. The more we play together in smaller groups or small communities the moreContinue reading “Playfulness in community for Community”

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”

Playfulness & Community

Our power as individuals is multiplied when we gather together as families, groups, and communities with common goals. The I Ching Play and the Practice of Playfulness are good for us as individuals and helpful in building Community.  Community as we fondly refer to it  with a small ‘c’ is made up of smaller closeContinue reading “Playfulness & Community”

How Do You Play The Game Of Life?

In every loss there is a lesson. In every loss there is an upside and an opportunity to respond in a more constructive way. Sam Weinman We never starkly fail at life itself. When we mess up in worldly areas and feel dejected and isolated, the universe is just giving us an exceptional chance toContinue reading “How Do You Play The Game Of Life?”

Practice…… It can bring Magic to Play.

Real magic emerges when practice is internalized, becomes habit and intersects with play in a state of flow and joy. Practice Playfulness Watch your thoughts, for they will become actions. Watch your actions, for they’ll become… habits. Watch your habits for they will forge your character. Watch your character, for it will make your destiny.Continue reading “Practice…… It can bring Magic to Play.”

Play. The Great State vs Trait Debate!

Sometimes the questions are complicated and the answers are simple. Dr. Seuss Today marks our sixth month learning the ins and outs of Word Press…poking and prodding the importance of playfulness for adults. We are tickled pink when we strike a chord with a reader. To learn a posted story is useful takes us beyondContinue reading “Play. The Great State vs Trait Debate!”