We have separated play from learning despite the fact that play is the language of children.
To deny play is to deny our Self and Life. Simply put, play is the gateway to our Self; yet it is being removed from the fabric of our society at an alarming rate. By removing play we are losing a part of our Self and our capacity to live joyful and creative lives.
The loss of play is being felt from our early years into adulthood. We are feeling the pressure to be everything but who we authentically are. Children are being raised to be little adults and adults have lost the wisdom and freedom that comes from being child-like. We are placing a greater importance on everything but the personal empowerment and joy that comes with playful expression. “Making it” in our world has superseded enjoying it! Read more