What happens when play is missing from our lives?
Sadly, most adults don't look upon play as something fundamental, like sleep or good nutrition. Yet play is an essential ingredient for overall wellbeing. Here's the point: It's not just for kids. There is strong science behind this. Play has a payoff. The average adult in our culture separates work and play. But when we link them, our lives are better. When we don't, our lives are less fulfilled, less joyful, less competitive.
(Interview with JoBeth McDaniel)