Calming Waters

What is it about the ocean…lakes…rivers…streams…water…that makes us feel so good?


Playful Dolphins of Atlantic Beach

Time and again research has shown that being near water brings on a sense of peace and calm. Living near the ocean, I couldn’t agree more. I head for the ocean any time I’m stressed, upset, overwhelmed, or just plain sad. Whether it’s for a walk, a swim, a paddle, or just to sit and watch the waves, it never fails to fill my heart with a peaceful gratitude and a sense of wonder. Even on the best of days, it brings me a little extra joy.

Check out the article below for some interesting information about the calming properties of water, and some easy ways to get more water into your life.

Blue Mind by Wallace J. Nichols, PhD – Full Article

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