“Connection is the energy that is created between people when they feel seen, heard, and valued.” – Brene Brown

The potential for meaningful connections has never been greater in an era where technology has bridged the gaps between us. It’s not just about networking but forging genuine relationships, sharing experiences, and collectively embracing the tapestry of human connection.

Studies show that strong social ties positively influence mental and emotional health, contribute to physical well-being and longevity, and even enhance cognitive function. This emphasises that meaningful social relationships are crucial to fostering a healthier and more fulfilling life.

Join us as we discover the importance of social relationships for mental health and receive tips on building and maintaining meaningful connections. Ready? Let’s dive right in!


#17 Shannah Kennedy & Colleen Callander | Two Women, One Mission, ELEVATING Humans

This episode with the dynamic duo Shannah Kennedy and Colleen Callander is a testament to the strength found in the bonds we create along the way. As these trailblazing women share their experiences, discover how embracing failure, leading with kindness, and reshaping the narrative of leadership are not solitary pursuits but pathways forged through social connection.

This is a riveting exploration of the profound impact of authentic connections, elevating your personal and professional growth. Tune in to this episode on Apple Podcast!


Daily Mission Card

Build connections with the simple power of the high five! Beyond being a playful gesture, a high five has the magic to bridge gaps and create an instant camaraderie. Whether with friends, family, or strangers, this fun and lighthearted action breaks down barriers and builds bonds.

Discover more delightful relationship activities like this with Creative Play and Movement Mission Cards because sometimes, all it takes is a high five to lift your connections to new heights!


Dice Eliminator Partner Challenge

Get ready for the ultimate social showdown with our Game of the Week – the Dice Eliminator Partner Challenge! This game is a social adventure requiring teamwork, strategy, and a sprinkle of physical activity.

Imagine your students engaging in positive conversations, tackling challenges with their partners, and being on the edge of their seats to eliminate numbers. It’s not just about winning but fostering connections and having a blast! Ready to roll? Click HERE to download the game sheet.


Their Care, Coburg, Melbourne

Last week, I experienced the incredible joy of collaborating with over 60 program and regional coordinators from Their Care in Coburg, Melbourne. Our session was uniquely designed to prioritise personal well-being, empowering every individual with valuable insights and strategies.

But that’s not all! We also delved into creative ideas and engaging activities that these amazing coordinators can bring back to their programs, enriching the lives of the fortunate kids they work with every day.

A heartfelt thank you to Their Care for your unwavering support. I am truly honoured to work alongside so many of your wonderful staff each year.

What did you do today to build social connections? Remember to check out the Jugar Life Play Portal HERE for more exciting ways to foster those meaningful connections. Give it a try, and let us know how it goes!



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