Category Archives: Humour & Playfulness

Practicing Mindfulness by Kathryn: Tools for Slowing Down.

Doing Nothing – The Art of Mindfulness When was the last time you did nothing for 10 minutes?  No doing anything, no chatting, or texting, checking emails, problem solving something in your mind about what you have to do in … Continue reading

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Mega Opportunities for Humour and Playfulness

A huge list here of all the ideas from this term’s Humour and Playfulness workshops. We put forward the question ‘How can you bring more humour into your lives, how can you make life more playful?’ and this is what … Continue reading

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The 12 Scrolls of Christmas #12

Last, but by no means least we end on recognising our valued connections with others.  Who will you be celebrating when you look back over the last 12 months?  Who can you say a big Thank You to, and who … Continue reading

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The 12 Scrolls of Christmas #10

Scroll #10. What have you noticed brings happiness most in Bristol? Going to concerts and walking around the waterfront. Meeting up with like minded people. Lilly – my student daughter. Creativity. Making friends. Making conversation with strangers – having a … Continue reading

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The 12 Scrolls of Christmas #8

Scroll #8:  What could you give without spending money? Time, focus and love to friends and family. Home-made presents: Jam, lemon curd, toffee, truffles with nice labels “made with love”. Thanks – to all of those who take the time … Continue reading

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The 12 Scrolls of Christmas #2

Scroll #2: Christmas on a budget. Homemade cards and presents – chutneys go down a treat! Secret santa friends. Make your own wrapping paper. Write personal Gratitude Letters. Free hugs instead of pressies! “Book of loveliness” – Write down nice … Continue reading

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The 12 Scrolls of Christmas #1

As part of our How to Have a Happy Christmas events (with the super Happy City Initiative) we asked people to contribute to the 12 Scrolls of Christmas.  It wasn’t long before each scroll, with a different positive theme, was overflowing with … Continue reading

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Arts and Health South West – Annual Conference 2012

Light Box had the honour of being invited by Arts and Health South West to host a creative intervention and Break Out session at this year’s Conference.  Even wrestling with the wet and wild weather on the journey to Taunton … Continue reading

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Exploring Arnolfini

The 3 Year Happiness Project’s first Exploring Arnolfini was a great success!  Thank you to all who came. We explored Matti Braun’s exhibition with curiosity and playfulness.  Most of the group were not regular visitors to Arnolfini, and with simple … Continue reading

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Collaborative Collage

During the Summer of 2011, Light Box held several ‘open-shop days’ where members of the public could come and be in the shop, taking part of some kind of creative activity. One of the activities was to create a story-telling … Continue reading

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