CLEVELAND, Ohio – The sun sparkles. The blue of Lake Erie beckons. And you can’t wait to find your happy place on the water.
So if don’t own a boat (and most of us don’t), how can you can you get out on our Great Lake this summer?
It’s been dubbed the “Blue Mind” by biologist Wallace J. Nichols. Whether we’re in a bathtub or a pool or an ocean, water makes us calmer. It makes us happier. It enhances our relationships. Research has shown that being near, in, on or under water can lower stress, increase our sense of well-being and boost creativity.
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Story excerpt provided by Cleveland.com.
Written by Laura Johnston.
Originally published May 30, 2019.