Your Five Fab Reasons to Play!

The Creating Room

Play is one of the best gifts that we can give to ourselves.

Here are Five fabulous reasons to get out and play.

1) Play gives our brains a break. If you work in a job/ career that requires a lot of giving, lots of mental or physical energy, your brain needs and craves down time. There is a difference between down time where we tune out and go on a auto pilot like when we watch television or movies. These are passive exercises. Play is an active exercise that allows our brain to stretch in another direction and as we play we actually build new pathways in our brain. One of the ways that we can give energy back to ourselves is by using creative play: variety of arts, crafts, music, theater. These activities allow us to step away from the outside world for a little while. Sometimes, even…

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