How important are fun, laughter and play


pdp-womanThese are tough times in the United States, and the Virgin Islands. With unemployment at nine percent and the constant possibility of a fiscal crisis hanging in the balance, we are looking for solutions. But it is important to remember that solving some of our serious problems might require more than just serious fixes.

As has been stated in the Huffington Post, “Fun is often thought of as superfluous, extra, something to get to when you have time and a tool not to be used in serious situations. In fact, we have sayings to reinforce this notion: “this is no laughing matter” or “serious times call for serious solutions.” But fun can be, and has been, a powerful tool for transformation when tapped appropriately, as even past and recent Nobel-Prize-winners have demonstrated.” read more

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