Playful life coaching, consulting and keynotes to help you liberate more joy

Shhhh. There’s a conspiracy going on here…

Did you know that regular time spent engaging in Authentic Fun refreshes our energy and enhances our perspective?

When we experience Authentic Fun, we return to our routines and responsibilities with a fresh and more objective approach.

We invite you to join our Fun Conspiracy!

Surviving Holiday Gatherings

Fun Tips for Surviving Holiday Gatherings

Putting the “FUN” back in Family Dysfunction by Ginny Hunneke It’s that time again! Plans for holiday festivities are well underway as we add parties to our calendars, shop, and plan travel and family gatherings. For many, the planning and prep is the fun part while the family part can be a bit of a challenge. Others may be totally…

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When Happiness Is Hard Work

7 Ways To Survive the Baby Blues & Other Happy Challenges by Jennifer Maurer, MA, CLC I was going to write a blog about how pets support happiness and longevity by increasing our opportunities for companionship, exercise, playfulness and unconditional love. I had planned to write a story about puppy love. Specifically, my new puppy love, Po. That little guy up there. Adorable isn’t he?…

Playing to Win

Playing To Win?

And Losing Ourselves in Fun by Ginny Hunneke The 2016 Summer Olympics Games have us thinking about competition and fun in the sports world.  We hear the expression playing to win all the time, but we rarely stop to think about what that means exactly.  There’s a lot of wiggle room in those three small words.  And from the perspective of many…

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Playing for Time

The Secret to Healthy Aging by Jennifer Maurer Have you been searching for the Fountain of Youth? Before you answer that question, you might answer these: Do you take a daily vitamin or health supplement? (or a handful of them?) Are you constantly trying to find that perfect workout or exercise regimen? Do any of your face creams or lotions claim…

Emotional Freedom

The Freedom of Expression

Embracing Our Full Range of Emotions by Ginny Hunneke Do you snort when you laugh? Do you feel embarrassed and self-conscious when you do? Well, I don’t, but my friend does. (Most people love it when she snorts!) I cry. A lot. I cry when I’m in pain, when I’m sad, when I’m frustrated and overwhelmed, AND when I experience joy. While some…

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The Building Blocks of Success

Creative Innovation at Work by Jennifer Maurer Work harder. Work longer. Work faster. Work. Work. Work! There are lots of theories and self-help books out there claiming to have the secret to success and innovation. Unfortunately, many of them are wrong. More unfortunately, many of us don’t realize just how wrong they are. We’re too busy trying to keep up with a staggering…

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Radiate Joy! Sol Camp for Adults

It’s your turn to play! Kick off summer with a mini-vacation from your grown-up obligations. Join us on June 12 for an afternoon of un-Adult-erated fun designed to help you liberate joy and your unique play personality, so you can access both more often! Don’t have time for fun? Too busy taking care of the rest of your family? Your job? Your…

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Do You Know How To KISS?

Fun Coaching for Simplicity by Ginny Hunneke Chances are you could use a refresher if you are feeling stressed out or burned out. You may be familiar with KISS as an acronym for Keep It Simple Stupid. A Fun Coach’s KISS is a little sweeter and encourages clients to switch the pejorative to “Sweetie” instead! As we age, life becomes…

No snark. Just sweet sappy love in these Valentine's Day matchboxes.

Love and Play at Work

by Ginny Hunneke As Valentine’s Day approaches with all the rosey, chocolatey, kissey embellishments, are you thinking about your significant other—Work? We didn’t think so! (at least not in that context) It may be a stretch to consider Work as a significant other. Yet, most people with full-time jobs actually spend more time with Work than with their spouses, partners,…

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Reclaiming Your Inner Superhero

How To Become the Hero of Your Own Story by Jennifer Maurer We’re just about a week into the New Year… Do you know where your resolutions are? (we don’t either!) We’d like to suggest a more playful strategy for making this your best year yet. 2016 “Pick Your Powers” Challenge What super power(s) would you like to unlock this coming year? Would…