A PLAYce to BE

A PLAYce to BE.   ‘The essence of creativity comes from play which feeds and nurtures our souls‘ Goldie Hawn.   This afternoon I’m running my ‘Playful / Random’ workshop at Clandon Wood.   My intention is to create a monthly ‘space’ for 8 adults (big kids) and a PLAYce to explore ways to BE – to relax, play, share, support and create.   Today, we will – learn ways we can be more connected to self, friends and family explore how to listen more effectively take a short mindful Autumn walk draw a little write a poem create an … Continue reading A PLAYce to BE

Adults stop playing because they worry they might fall over.

A Lesson From the Brownies  Another ‘Random’ workshop with the Brownies this evening.   Before we did some moves, mindset and mindlessness, I did a little research for my ‘adult’ playful / random / mindlessful workshop this Saturday and asked them 3 questions –   What does the word ‘play’ mean to you? –   Friends Games Tablet Donuts   ‘Why Do Adults Stop Playing’?   Because of us They haven’t got time They give up They can’t play, don’t know how to Too old to be chased Worried about falling over We are faster than them and they get … Continue reading Adults stop playing because they worry they might fall over.

What Will You Settle On Today?

What will you settle on today? Some people love being preoccupied with thoughts. Thoughts provide them with constant entertainment, interaction, they believe thinking is important. They are addicted to distraction and fearful of boredom, inner silence, or feeling alone without them. Our minds are often likened to busy monkeys leaping from tree to tree or butterflies fluttering from flower to flower. We are good at multitasking, reacting, and scanning for the pleasant, unpleasant or neutral and choosing all the time between them. Life is fast paced, work is busy, families are doing, schools are cramming… So what can we settle … Continue reading What Will You Settle On Today?