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Viewpoints and Points of View on Play

Viewpoints and Points of View on Play
August 9, 2012 No Comments »

My husband Bob loves to climb. He loves Up. Up-hills, up mountains, up trees, up water towers…you name it. Whenever we travel and come to a new landscape, his eyes immediately move toward the horizon and up to the top of ... Read More »

Play lives inside limits

Play lives inside limits
July 25, 2012 No Comments »

About three weeks ago, on a beautiful warm evening in Portland, I bent down to unlock my bike and felt something go snap in my back just below my rib cage—pain melted down the right side of my spine and ... Read More »

We are “Built for Play”

We are “Built for Play”
July 9, 2012 1 Comment »

I am sitting on my porch watching kids on a rope swing in the yard across the street. After awhile the older ones disperse to bikes and scooters. One very young girl is still at the swing. She has pulled herself up, barely ... Read More »

You know…it just feels…Playful

You know…it just feels…Playful
June 25, 2012 No Comments »

As with love, passion or any profound experience, at its heart, play is hard to define ~ it is sensory and emotional and it engages the whole body/mind in ways that don’t lend themselves to language… Putting words to something ... Read More »

Generations Nia! New Session begins July 22

Generations Nia! New Session begins July 22
June 19, 2012 No Comments »

Generations Nia! Sundays 11:30- 12:15 pm Next Session July 22 ~ August 26  Kenton Family Wellness Center  Register Here Generations Nia offers children (ages 3-5) and a parent, grandparent or adult caregiver the joy of moving together in “The Body’s Way.” ... Read More »

Working…er…make that, Playing…with the “Edge”

Working…er…make that, Playing…with the “Edge”
June 15, 2012 1 Comment »

As I’m making my coffee, the camellia bushes shake furiously in bursts outside the kitchen window.  Peering to see who’s in there, a tiny head pokes out followed by a pint-sized body and tail, inching its way… out… to-the-very…end…of… a really thin…branch….OH! ... Read More »

Summer Book Club countdown! …Starts June 18

Summer Book Club countdown! …Starts June 18
June 13, 2012 No Comments »

The Summer Book Club countdown has begun! In June we’ll be reading:  Play: How it Shapes the Brain, Opens Imagination, and Invigorates the Soul by Stuart Brown MD & Christopher Vaughn MD It’s summer–let’s take it easy–How about a chapter ... Read More »

Generations Nia June 10~ Focus on Awareness!

Generations Nia June 10~ Focus on Awareness!
June 9, 2012 No Comments »

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The Gratitude Lab is open ~ Welcome!

The Gratitude Lab is open ~ Welcome!
June 9, 2012 1 Comment »

Welcome to the Gratitude Lab No white coats or bubbling beakers here…Just us guinea pigs for happiness. The Gratitude Lab is a venue for exploring and expanding your relationship to appreciation, meaning, and thankfulness, every day.  A way to connect ... Read More »

Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction ~ Fall Session

Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction ~ Fall Session
June 8, 2012 No Comments »

Mindfulness~Based Stress Reduction Fall Session September 25 ~ November 13 Tuesdays 6:30-8:30 PM Attend a Free Orientation August 28  ~ September 18 (choose your preferred date to register)  Get Information Read More »