In response to our increasingly work-obsessed culture, adults everywhere are finding fun ways to escape twenty-first century busyness and reconnect with creativity. People are trying everything from laughter yoga to finger-painting. It sounds silly, but it’s not: play can improve brain function, inspire creativity, and relieve stress. If you’re trying to reconnect with your sense of play, start with the following books.
Bookshelf curated by Brittany Goss. Image credit: lzf/Shutterstock.com.