An hour by the ocean, every week.
I’ve skipped out on my beach runs (okay… half running, half walking) for the last weeks and man, do I MISS it! Even when the time isn’t spent working out, just being near the water is good for the soul. In this article on Huffington Post, this quote says it all:
“Wallace J. Nichols, a marine biologist, believes that we all have a ‘blue mind’ — as he puts it, ‘a mildly meditative state characterized by calm, peacefulness, unity, and a sense of general happiness and satisfaction with life in the moment’ — that’s triggered when we’re in or near water.”
Read more HERE.