The WHIMSYUM  Future Studies Institute
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New community programs are running, more are starting soon!  Calendar of the events we host:
http://www.whimsyum.org/home_page.html#calendar 

All activities & resources are sent to our low-volume email list (not everything makes it to our site here!),  Join the 
list:  
https://groups.yahoo.com/neo/groups/The-WHIMSYUM/info  

      Some pages are up, some are not; or unfinished:   Periodically check Calendarhome page buttons (to
        the left), &
New Directions Centers page --for What's New!:  

Our focus is in-person activities & projects, not 
internet presence; but soon we hope to have more volunteers & staff to not only update pages with all we're doing &  planning, but make it more user friendly, & include an unusual new

local & global online network we've created.



    Out  B E Y O N D  Conventional Ideas of Life                   

                 There is a Hidden Landscape All Around You...

                                   SEEK WHAT MOVES YOU

                            & Find Others to MEET YOU THERE!

Science Fiction / Fantasy applied to everyday life in a new kind of community arena:  Open to anyone & everyone who is inspired  --where we create new, sustainable, extremely imaginative activities, occupations, resources, city planning, ways of living, etc…  to use our human potential & birthright of living every moment on the edge of wonder.

                                                    …The REST Of The STORY:

                      ~ WHY close your book & END YOUR STORIES

                   with ‘HAPPILY EVER AFTER’?...  Why do books end there?...

            Ever WONDERED what happens in THAT PART OF THE STORY? 

                                                        TAKE PART IN IT!

     ~Don`t live your Life experiencing Only a Part of Who You Are & what life offers:

                      Your Whimsies are Your Treasure Map.

                    Live like a PIRATE -- Revel in Your Passions

               & Recognize their Power to Create & Recreate the World!~

  Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, concerned citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.  --Margaret Mead


     Join us in exploring, engaging, celebrating, LIVING--humans’/earth's/the universes’ potentials,  + the mysteries between & BEYOND…,  *NOW* in an arena which operates in the new frontiers space that exists beyond *unperceived* barriers:  

     The WHIMSYUM has created 'MEMEstitutes' where people from diverse backgrounds brainstorm & collaborate to identify, then dispense with, unseen barriers in everyday life which suppress natural potential (e.g. not being aware of how our daily habits, or our perceptions &/or acceptance of how to run & structure a city, --affect us).  Then,
the MEMEstitues offer new directions thru creating not just new, but new KINDS, --of free & by-donation
community activities,  resources, occupations, environments, projects, curriculum, contexts & patterns for living
…at our New Directions Centers.  Interested in participating?:  Click here to read more...

Share who you are & the unique untapped gifts that every individual brings, in an awesome exhilarating experience of life in this reciprocative community of spiritual & imaginative activism; for people who think outside the box who want to challenge, expand, enrich their & their community's experience & potential

We’re a free-spirited, extremely imaginative, multi-disciplinary, multigenerational, interactive, undauntibly upbeat, friendly philanthropic network of individuals from all walks of life who are putting their dreams in motion, or are living the life of their dreams -- supporting each other to make this happen:  The WHIMSYUM is filled with people who are not just talking about, or planning, to redesign the world to reflect their fantasies—but many have been living with quite different structures, resources, communities, lifestyles, etc… for years:  We stand behind the knowledge that Everyone has a unique gift they can enjoy contributing to the world, without struggling or martyrdom; & that Everyone on this planet deserves to experience a life filled with magic, comfort, & delight;  spending every moment in mind-body-spirit epiphany:  Created when people actually live utilizing their potentials, --& using the continuously evolving knowledge & wisdom we've been gathering for centuries.
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 The WHIMSYUM is centered around the practice & wisdom of focusing on positive thoughts & intentions, sharing positive energy & actions. *~

   We celebrate friendship, collaboration/cocreation, & leadership from people of any    background no matter their:  style choices, lifestyle, shape, educational background, financial situation, age, skin color, state of fitness, sexual preferences, spiritual path, behavior preference ( hyper people, quiet people...), etc...


Content copyright The WHIMSYUM & WRP Diana 1984, 1991, 1998,  2014.  All rights reserved.


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                            ACTIVITIES CALENDAR

     Join our low volume email list,  not all events are posted on the site here!:         https://groups.yahoo.com/neo/groups/the-whimsyum/info

NEXT GATHERING!:  SATURDAY, MAY 28, 1:15pm to 4:30pm:
SCROLL DOWN Gathering DESCRIPTIONS for May thru Aug.!:
 


   (We have drop-in gatherings 4th Saturdays monthly. Daytime weekday groups starting as
well
, + AFFIRMassage 6-Playshop Series starts 1st Saturdays June 4th! Join list for details & to register!) 
                    HOME PAGE:  www.Whimsyum.org
                

                                                                                                                                                                                

                                       MAY 28, DESCRIPTION:
  DROP-IN:

LOCATION:

Learning Garden: South of Venice Blvd on Walgrove: Enter 1st Driveway on East side of on Walgrove!  2424 Walgrove Ave., Venice, CA 90066

1:15 pm:  Icebreaker Games Outdoors! w/Diana;
  $5 to 10$ appreciated to support the gatherings, but not required for participation!

2:15 pm to 4:30pm:  Explore Your Personality & Others thru Myers-Briggs:  Activities, Discussion, Presentation w/Geoffrey Aguirre & the Westside iNtuitive Living Community 
2nd path on the left, walk across the courtyard:  We'll be sitting at the picnic tables in the clearing of trees.

     Join us for a special presentation, activities & discussion exploring  the Myers-Briggs system which provides tools to more deeply understand the intricate facets of our own personalities & the human beings around us.   Geoffrey our insightful & incredibly friendly & accepting host today, is the main organizer of the LA/ So Cal Myers-Briggs Community.  He especially focuses on hosting gatherings for a specific section of the Myers-Briggs community -- individuals who identify themselves as “NFs”:  People who value, & focus on making life decisions in a heart-centered way, --intuitively, by the way they feel inside.  Everyone is welcome to come to today’s event, as it’ll be an intro to the whole Myers-Briggs system, & an opportunity to explore your personality & others ( no matter whether you’d think of yourself as an NF or not).

FREE, no donation box put out for this gathering.  This is a seated, not an active gathering.


     Special event!  People will be driving from all over So Cal to attend:  Usually Myers-Briggs gatherings are unstructured conversation w/occasionally short intro at beginning, but today Geoffrey leads interactive activities he created especially for the gathering today to more deeply explore the Myers-Briggs system, each other, & have more fun !


BRING: 

Beverage for yourself ( the garden has no water fountain!). 

Laptop, Ipad, internet phone if you can for an optional 15 minute activity to do as people are arriving & chatting.

Comfortable, Flexible Clothing if you're coming to the games gathering!

snack if you need it, & your always welcome to bring treats to add to the afternoon's fun!

 Sunscreen/hat if you need it; if we're outdoors there's both shade & sun. 

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     Always check the site the day of the gathering in case of last minute changes!


      (310)936-3150 (no text mgs; fine to voicemail 24hrs) ***We're generally not reachable by phone 
or internet the day of the gathering***

     The WHIMSYUM sponsors ‘Westside iNtuitives’ (the Westside NF community) which is hosting today’s event.  The WHIMSYUM is focused on sponsoring NF communities (like the Interactive Kundalini Yoga community, the Tantra community, the Dances Of Universal Peace community, the AFFIRMassage community, Goddess Dojo, etc…), & creating a space, activities, & resources which support intuitive,  heart-centered living; & providing new directions for these communities. 


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 JUNE 4, 2:15 pm DESCRIPTION:
 
    YOU MUST REGISTER IN ADVANCE TO ATTEND:

  Location:  West LA Address Provided Upon Registration: Indoors if cool/rain/heatwave, Outdoors if pleasant

     AFFIRMassage!   Community Series:  6 Playshops 

    1st Saturday afternoons, starting June 4th!

     In groups of 5 (taught in several different ways):  1 person lies down (fully clothed) on a massage table, requests support for what they most need & want in their life, --then 4 people shower them simultaneously w/therapeutic Massage (including new WHIMSYUM techniques) *and* shower them w/ Positive Affirmations, Healing Sound, new creative therapeutic & playful metaphysical practices, & LOVE --which celebrate them & support the manifestation of their request. Then they get up & give while the next person in their group of 5 lies down & receives.  Taught simply & easily, no experience necessary!   Creates bursts of celebration within & deeply releases patterns from mind, body & spirit!:  

    6 gatherings (6 Months) in a row:  

     Not one of our drop-in events but instead a 6-class-commitment for people who enjoy gathering regularly w/up to 10 people who are coming to celebrate & deeply support each other! 

    June 4,  2:15pm to 4:45pm.  July 2,  2:15pm to 4:45pm.  Aug. 6,  3:15pm to 4:45pm. 

    Sept. 3,  3:15pm to 4:45pm.  Oct. 1,  3:15pm to 4:45pm;   Nov. 5,  3:15pm to 4:45pm;  

~*Advance Registration ensures that people understand this isn’t one of our drop-in gatherings, --& are both available to show up regularly for each other, & enjoy doing that.*~  

Read more DESCRIPTION + HOW TO PRE-REGISTER here: www.whimsyum.net/affirmassage.html   

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         Rest of June & July Gatherings will be posted here soon; join our list to get info sooner!

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JUNE 4, 1:45 pm DESCRIPTION: 
    YOU MUST REGISTER IN ADVANCE TO ATTEND:

  Location:  West LA Address Provided Upon Registration: Indoors if cool/rain/heatwave, Outdoors if pleasant

          POSITIVE HOMEMADE MAGICK CIRCLE, Part 1:
    CoCreate Rituals & Traditions to Celebrate & Support Each Other's Journey!
     Community Series:  6 Playshops
 

    1st Saturdays, 1:45pm starting June 4th!

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    6 gatherings (6 Months) in a row:

     Not one of our drop-in events but instead a 6-class-commitment for people who enjoy
gathering regularly w/ up to 10 people who are coming to celebrate & deeply support each other!
 
Advance Registration ensures that people understand this isn’t one of our drop-in gatherings,& are both available to show up regularly for each other, & enjoy doing that.

 You must be registered for the June 4th AFFIRMassage Community Playshop Series, plus a regular participant of our drop-in monthly gatherings, --to Register for this Positive Magick Circle playshop series!
 
A link w/More DESCRIPTION + HOW TO PRE-REGISTER will be posted soon! 

WRP Diana is the founder & director of www.Whimsyum.org which brings positive new directions to communities locally & globally creating new kinds of activities/occupations/resources, & offering them thru free & by donation community gatherings!

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Thank your community for by telling folks about this & inviting your friends!*~

   

   

            




 

             

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