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Think of a paradise

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Re-energizing a group by thinking positive thoughts

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Goal

This method aims to make the atmosphere during a meeting more relaxed, to reveal some information about the participants that is out of the professional field, and to stimulate and refresh the creative process.

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Materials

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Instructions

During

When a situation occurs where a group seems to be "running in a rut",  ask the group to take a brief break in order to refresh the creative process. Ask every participant to think of a place where she/he has been that is the most like a paradise to them. Then ask them to tell a short story about it to the rest.  If the group is large, the sharing might take place in small groups.

After

Follow-Up Required: None

Usual or Expected Outcomes: The atmosphere becomes more relaxed and through thinking of something as pleasant as the best place one has been the process of generating new ideas is renewed.

Background

Source: Antoniya Kamenova

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  • Simple, but can transform negative thinking to positive thinking.

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    about 3 years ago