Can Simply Being Near the Ocean Wash Away Stress?
(Click to enlarge) Blue Mind by Wallace J. Nichols (Credit: Wallace J. Nichols)
A new book sets out to answer some big questions about the brain and bodies of water. “Blue Mind” explores why so many of us are drawn to the ocean, and how this scientifically connects to our health and happiness, CBS News correspondent Ben Tracy reports.
(From CBS News / by Ben Tracy) – Most of us know that feeling of calm we get when we are on, in or just near the water.
“This is what you want if you’re in the midst of a stressful week,” said Wallace J. Nichols, a marine biologist and conservationist who lives near the central coast of California. Read the full story »