Play Your Way

More than just frivolity, play helps you learn, create, discover, connect, relax, maintain health and stay present (not to mention belly laugh.)

Getting Back on a Playful Path

By Peter Gray Ph.D.

As the great Oaqui says: A playful path is the shortest route to happiness.

The Purpose of Purposelessness

By Leon F Seltzer Ph.D.

What if life itself is purposeless?

The Nurturing Powers of Mother Nature

By Christine Louise Hohlbaum

Moments outdoors is time well spent.

Developmental Play for All

By Lois Holzman Ph.D.

The creative side of culture change

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By Siu-Lan Tan Ph.D.

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By Marilyn Wedge Ph.D.

Brain Freeze, or the Art of Trying Just Hard Enough

By Susan K Perry Ph.D.

Learning to Be Present With Yourself

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5 Reasons You Need to Play More

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Are Olympic Athletes Heroes?

By Travis Langley Ph.D.

Fathers, Sports, and Developing Children Into Leaders

By Ronald E Riggio Ph.D.

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By Preston Ni M.S.B.A.

OCD and Video Games

By Fletcher Wortmann

Nature's Rx: Green-Time's Effects on ADHD

By Victoria L. Dunckley M.D.

Free Play Is Essential for Normal Emotional Development

By Peter Gray Ph.D.

Adolescence and Parents as Valuable Informants

By Carl E Pickhardt Ph.D.

Breaking 5 Stuttering Myths

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Waiting Room Etiquette 101

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