The beach is one of the most popular vacation destinations in the world.
It's a proven fact being near the ocean makes you calm, gives you clarity, and makes you more creative.
Our affinity for water is even reflected in the near-universal attraction to the color blue.
Life's a beach
In an excerpt from the book Blue Mind, archeologist Brian Fagan tells us, “Water is something that humanity has cherished since the beginning of history, and it means something different to everyone. We know instinctively that being by water makes us healthier, happier, reduces stress, and brings us peace."