“THIS is how consultation should be run, with clear diagrams, models and information, out on a sunny weekend with lots of the community around, and young people involved in these issues!” This sentiment was shared by many passers-by who engaged with the Living Streets Youth at the Community Consultations held at Watson shops over 2 weekends of the April school holidays.
The young people from Living Streets Association held an online meeting in the autumn holidays to discuss issues about how to be healthy and happy during these uncertain times of the pandemic. due to Covid restrictions, they needed to be a little more creative to spread warmth to people.
Kirily Martin | January 2021 Another successful holiday program completed! Thanks to the Living Streets Youth for putting on such an amazing program this year. From cooking, to meditation, we did loads of fun things.
Natalie Walker | April 2021 On the 17th of April Living Street Association ran an Autumn Playday for the children in Watson. It involved activities run by the youth members of Living Street, from games of capture the flag and fort buildings in Justice Robert Hope Park, to a Studio Ghibli Film (Howl’s Moving Castle) at the end of the day.
Positive psychologist Seligman has pointed out the three types of Happiness: the first type is “pleasure” happiness, when our senses are satisfied and we can enjoy daily pleasures (like eating an ice cream); the second is when we invest in an activity that we are good at to the point of forgetting the time, which is called the “engagement” or “passion” happiness (like doing sports or painting).