Water, the Antidote to Anxiety?

“A 2017 American Psychological Association report on stress and technology noted that just under half of all adults and 90% of young adults have become “constant checkers,” engaging with screens and social media all the time. This, the APA says, has vastly increased levels of stress—both when tech works and when it doesn’t.”

“In fact, the mere sight and sound of water can induce a flood of neurochemicals that promote wellness, increase blood flow to the brain and heart and induce relaxation.”

As a teacher, I use water in a “mind jar” as a way for children to quiet their fears/stress/anger. Personally, I very much enjoy sitting near the water, at the beach, listening to waves crash. How do you use water to de-stress yourself or your children/students?

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