The Playful Life The Power of Play in Our Every Day


The Playful Life The Power of Play in Our Every Day

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 11/08/2022
  • Publisher: Jossey-Bass

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Do you find yourself wanting more out of life? It’s time to bring play to your every day

Play is not just for kids! There are many reasons we need play in our lives. The Playful Life shows you why and how to bring more playfulness to all aspects of your life. You’ll explore how to create meaningful, relevant, and fun experiences for yourself and others through both a playful mindset and playful behaviors. Through research and 20+ years of teaching children and adults, authors Dr. Julie Jones and Jed Dearybury have found that play is not only fun, it’s essential to a full life. In this book, they share their knowledge and inspire you to reflect on the need for connection and joy for healthy living through play.

This book will equip you with new definitions, ideas, and ways of thinking about play for your daily life. With a relaxed tone, comical banter, and real talk, the authors encourage new understandings about what play is and empower you to make more playful choices. If you strive to find balance, overcome stress, and enjoy each day through play—The Playful Life is a must read for your life journey!

  • Learn what play means and why it’s so essential to our everyday lives—at every age
  • Discover the incredible benefits of play to your physical and mental health
  • Get ideas for incorporating play into your everyday life at work, at home, or when you’re out and about
  • Begin healing past traumas and grow into the person you are meant to be—through play and playful living!

Building on the popular book The Playful Classroom, this is a new and exciting take on what play does for all of us-- physically, socially, emotionally, and cognitively.

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