The Beach is Good for Your Brain
You know that overall feeling of peace that you experience when you’re at the beach?
It’s for real. Scientists are are now referring to it as “blue space.” Fresh smells and the sound of the rolling ocean calm your brain. And, the way your brain reacts to that environment leaves you happy, relaxed and energized.
Experiencing refreshing blue space at the beach is like hitting a reset button for your brain.
Reduce stress. Water is nature’s cure to the stress of life. So whether you jump in for a swim or dip your toes in the water, you’re sure to experience a feeling of relaxation.
Boosts creativity. If you’re in a rut, blue space allows you to clear your head. The calmness allows you to tune everything else out and reflect on what you need to resolve, allowing you to approach problems or projects with a fresh perspective.
Reduce feelings of depression. The calming environment of the beach provides some relief to feelings of depression. The hypnotic sound of the waves can clear your mind in a safe space away from the chaos of daily life.