Ever wonder why humans seem to gravitate towards the water no matter what we do? Turns out we have an innate attachment to bodies of water that dates back to the beginning of time, as explained by Dr. Wallace J Nichols, marine biologist and author of the book, Blue Mind: The Surprising Science That Shows How Being Near, In, On, or Under Water Can Make You Happier, Healthier, More Connected, and Better at What You Do. The benefits of water don’t stop at just hydration it offers so much more that us humans need to be aware of. Rather than using mediation for mental health disorders and other illnesses, the simple presence of water may be what we all need instead. Enjoy this episode of Health Simple Radio!
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Dr. Wallace J Nichols
Dr. Wallace “J” Nichols – called a “Keeper of the Sea” by GQ Magazine, “a visionary” by Outside Magazine, a “water warrior” by AQUATICS International and a “friend of the sea” by Experience Life Magazine – is an innovative, silo-busting, entrepreneurial scientist, movement maker, renown marine biologist, voracious Earth and idea explorer, wild water advocate, bestselling author, sought after lecturer, and fun-loving Dad. He also likes turtles (a lot).
Dr. Nichols collaborates tirelessly to create the new story of water and share it with the world. This story includes the vast cognitive, emotional, psychological, social, physical, and spiritual benefits that we can all derive from healthy waters and oceans throughout our lives.