Positive Playfullness

What is Positive Playfullness?

Embracing Joy and Creativity in Everyday Life

By Chris Dunmire & Ira Verant | Posted 5/29/24 | Updated 6/5/24

In the often relentless grind of modern living, where deadlines loom and responsibilities weigh heavy, there's a delightful antidote that can infuse our days with a splash of joy and a burst of creativity: Positive Playfullness. This concept, a cornerstone of living a vibrant and fulfilling life, beckons us to rediscover the wonder and spontaneity that lies just beneath the surface of our daily routines.

The Essence of Positive Playfullness

Positive Playfullness is not merely about indulging in games or frivolous activities; it's an attitude, a way of engaging with the world that embraces curiosity, humor, and a light-hearted spirit. It's about finding delight in the mundane, seeing the extraordinary in the ordinary, and nurturing a mindset that celebrates creativity and joy.

Positive Playfullness is a powerful tool that can transform our lives in profound ways. By embracing a playful mindset, we can enhance our creativity, reduce stress, strengthen our relationships, and improve our problem-solving abilities. It's a joyful approach to living that invites us to see the world through a lens of curiosity and wonder.

So, let's take a cue from the children around us, find the extraordinary in the ordinary, and let playfulness be our guide to a richer, more fulfilling life. Keep reading to learn why Why Positive Playfullness matters and tips to cultivating it in your everyday life.

Why are there two L's in Playfullness?

So glad you asked! The use of a double L in Playfullness is not an American vs. British English convention like traveling vs. travelling or quarreled vs. quarrelled. Rather, it's a playful emphasis on duality and balance.

Think of Yin and Yang, or better yet, a see-saw. Plus, the double-L looks like a pair of feet tromping about in our logo. Speaking of parakeets, did you know that a bird's favorite type of math is owl-gebra? Yes, the home-groan double "L" is imperative for good ol' siLLyness!

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Chris Dunmire and Ira Verant are collaborators in the life-affirming Positive Playfullness approach to living.