Feb 28, 2023
Welcome to our latest episode, where we are joined by Dr. Carl Seger and Dr. Mike Stone to discuss the importance of play in our lives. While we often think of play as something reserved for children, Dr. Seger and Dr. Stone explain that play has numerous health benefits that continue into adulthood. In this episode, we explore the physical and mental health impacts of play. We learn how incorporating play and fun into our lives can reduce stress and improve our mood, as well as decrease our risk for cardiovascular disease.
Dr. Seger and Dr. Stone also highlight the cognitive benefits of play, including improved problem-solving and decision-making skills. It's not just kids who benefit from playing - adults can see a significant boost in brain health too. So why have we moved away from play as we grow older?
Our experts discuss how societal pressures and cultural norms have led many adults to view play as frivolous or unproductive. But they argue that incorporating more play into our daily lives can have a profound impact on our overall well-being. Join us as we explore the health benefits of play and learn how to incorporate more play and fun into our lives. Whether it's through sports, games, or creative activities, we'll share practical tips for embracing the power of play at any age.