Lightfulness: A practice engaging the lighter side of Being as a skillful tool for connection, spontaneous communication, and resiliency.
-Light as in lightness, lightheartedness, humorous; the opposite of heavy, serious.
-Fullness as in Awareness, especially interactive
(a.k.a. allo-centric mindfulness)
Lightfulness offers: a sense of well being, resiliency, stress release, emotionally-intelligent communication tools, conflict resolution, effective collaboration, fun.
“Your work is still working. Very powerful stuff. Thank you!!”
Independent Consultant, IT
“I loved the definition of ‘levity’ as a lightness. Humor is always a possibility, but not an imperative. So freeing.”
Technical Writer, Dolby Labs
Lightfulness @ Work
Team Building, Team Training
Lightfulness Training emphasizes individual well-being and team cohesiveness to create a workplace where collaboration will flourish, favoring creative solutions over arguments. At the heart of the strategy is giving co-workers tools and resources where lightness, empathy and humor can be shared in the workplace. Lightfulness Trainings are also great for stress reduction, as mindfulness trainings, and a good amount of fun.
Training offerings include a series of short sessions, a longer 2 to 3 hour session, or as an ongoing practice
These companies have benifitted: Calsoft, Comcast, Dolby, Mattel, Médecins Du Monde, PayPal…
- Individual Well-being
- Effective Team Collaboration
- Emotionally Intelligent Connections
- Lightness and Awareness in Communication
- Resilience and Humor in Challenging Situations
- Qi Gong
- Physical Theater Expression
- Vocal Expression
- Humorous Expression
- Awareness Work: Shintaido, Butoh walks, Meditation, Juggling, Balancing
- Theatrical Improvisations, Theater Games
- Lightfulness Improvisations
“Lightfulness really helped me see a completely different side of my teammates, which is rarely possible in usual work environments….this was very beneficial”
Paypal Open-Source team
“Taking humor seriously enables people to not take themselves too seriously”
Nocando, Zen teacher
“Who could know that this would be such a valuable team building experience? It had more impact than a ropes course or any previous team training I have done”
Programs and Marketing Director, Non-profit