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Thursday, 28 August 2014 00:00

Child's Play Helps Build a Better Brain

This following is an excerpt from a story by NPR published on August 8, 2014. When it comes to brain development, time in the classroom may be less important than time on the playground. "The experience of play changes the…
Sunday, 27 April 2014 00:00

The Science of Well-being

Texas Health Resources is advancing the science of well-being to keep you healthier. From job satisfaction to social relationships to lifestyle habits, every aspect of your life affects well-being. This is the second of a four-part series. Truth: Well-being impacts…
Thursday, 13 March 2014 00:00

Make Fitness Fit

The importance of being physically fit cannot be overstated. While advances in technology have been a boon in terms of productivity and networking, these advances have also made us more sedentary as a society. According to the American Academy of…
By NaturallyFun Author: Wendy Parker As sports administrators we are asked daily why kids have stopped playing youth sports. Besides an obvious technology take-over, there are other reasons kids stop playing sports. Youth sports surveys point to three reasons kids…
Thursday, 24 April 2014 00:00

Never Too Old to Play

By NaturallyFun Author: Tim Baggett George Bernard Shaw once wrote, “We don’t stop playing because we grow old; we grow old because we stop playing.” There is no quote which speaks more to adult athletics than that. 78-year-old Ron Beals can attest to…
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