We all innately know that being near water is essential to a sense of calm and respite. We vacation on the beach, on the river, on the lake etc. We get married on shorelines and seek out vista's with water. But why? A few articles and books have popped up including a fascinating non fiction book called Blue Mind by Wallace J Nichols. Here are few links to some articles on the book and the science behind why humans love being near water.
In addition did you know that one of the best signs of dehydration is anxiety? The next time you start to feel anxious and have no reason take a moment to drink a glass or two of water. The results can be incredible and insightful. Water is intrinsically part of the human experience and it looks more and more like science is supporting the idea that a happy life is a life with water!