Find Water to Find Happiness
Whether you prefer an ocean, a lake, or pond, studies have shown that spending time near water has a positive impact on our well-being. Some of the most poignant scenes in movies show a main character alone on a beach, staring out into the sea for answers. Cliche or not, there's something to the idea that bodies of water provide a special kind of calm. Think about your ideal vacation; might it include reading a book or sipping a cocktail with your toes in the sand? What is it about the view that makes people pay hefty price tags for waterfront real estate?
From lulling you toward a good night's sleep, to providing some much-needed clarity, learn more about your 'blue mind,' and why you might just need to find water to find happiness.
In addition to the Friday Happiness Post and Thriving Attorney, Darin M. Klemchuk is founder of Klemchuk LLP, a litigation, intellectual property, and transactional law firm located in Dallas, Texas. He also co-founded Project K, a charity devoted to changing the world one random act of kindness at a time. Click to read more about Darin Klemchuk's practice as an intellectual property lawyer.