This is why you always feel better by the beach

Kids playing at Ventura Beach

by Visit Ventura

Ever notice that after a mere 15 minutes at the beach, you feel better than you did before?

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Not just happy to be by the water but lighter, healthier…

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The effects of being by the beach -the sights, sounds, smells, and feels, have been studied by psychologists around the world.

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They came up with a concept they call ‘blue space’ -peace and calmness brought about by the sea.

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It turns out even just the sound of waves crashing slows down our nervous system, reduces stress, and promotes relaxation.

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When we’re at the beach, we can tune out, clear our heads, and often find creative solutions to challenges or inspiration for new ideas.

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In fact, the repetitive sound and sight of waves promote a meditative state.

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That’s why when we’re at the beach, we feel unburdened, lighter, and this positively affects our mood.

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The beach makes us HAPPY!

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But don’t take our word for it. Head to the beach and try it for yourself!

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