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The Importance of Play

It May Just Be Time to Unlock Your Inner Kid!

Jean-Paul Bedard | Posted 07.07.2014 | Healthy Living
Jean-Paul Bedard

The antidote to this shame is joy, and I believe that this joy can be found in play. As we all know, joy can never be held in or tethered -- it can only live if we release it, and it is within this release that my freedom will be found.

Learning to Play Again

Robin Raskin | Posted 01.23.2014 | Technology
Robin Raskin

The truth is kids' toy sales -- digital or otherwise -- are hurting. Why? In part, it's because kids are overscheduled mini-adults who can't find time for a game of Chutes and Ladders between ballet and Mandarin classes.

Let the Children Play

Carla Molina | Posted 10.07.2013 | Parents
Carla Molina

I let them play because when they're my age and think back to being little people, I want them to remember days of endless playing, of made-up worlds and drunken laughter.

Children Need Recess -- and Schools Need Help

Claire McCarthy, M.D. | Posted 03.04.2013 | Parents
Claire McCarthy, M.D.

Lots of times, when I ask my patients what they think is the best part of school, they say, "recess." They may be on to something.

Eat, Play, Meditate

Ed and Deb Shapiro | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Ed and Deb Shapiro

Meditation puts on the light in an otherwise dark room. It enables us to see through illusions and relax into our true nature.

The Hidden Hub Of Happiness

Joe Robinson | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Joe Robinson

We tend to think of initiative as something that only applies to careers, but it's one of the essential ingredients in life activation.