What is play and why is it so important to wellbeing? What are the properties of play and how can we bring these aspects into our lives more? In today’s Sunday Letters article, I’m taking a look at these questions within the context of daily work and offering a framework of understanding of the importance […]
When we talk about purposeless creative play we are not talking about aimless activity devoid of meaning. Play indeed does have meaning, however we adults often assign meaning only to activities that appear to satisfy our need for logical outcomes. That’s not surprising given that the standard working model for life is; study, get a job, contribute for 40 years then retire.