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There’s a Scientific Reason Why Water Is So Calming

Exploring the ‘Blue Health’ phenomenon and the well-being benefits of oceans, lakes, and other bodies of water

Human beings are land animals. We have feet, not flippers. While our body needs water to survive, those needs don’t require that we submerge our heads…

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Markham Heid

Markham Heid

I’m a long-time contributor at TIME and other media orgs. I write mostly about health, behavior, and psychology. I’m from Michigan but I live in Germany.