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Sailing, Your New Therapist.

a person standing in front of a boat next to a body of water

Many of us including myself, enjoy getting things off our minds from time to time.

Not only do I find it difficult to do so with all this noise and commotion going on, I realized that hiring a therapist is expensive..

Therefore I found the best way to have my cake and eat it too, Sailing!

Not only is Sailing significantly less expensive than hiring a therapist, Its proven to benefit your mental and physical wellness.

Scientists have studied the effects of sailing on the human mind, body, spirit,  and found that the benefits are remarkable.

In 2013 Environmental Psychologist Mathew White studied census data to gauge how living near the coast affected us, and came up with the conclusion that “Being closer to the sea significantly improves peoples well-being.”

Minerals in the sea air reduce stress; negatively charged ions in the sea air combat free radicals, improving alertness and concentration; salt in the water preserves Tryptamine, Serotonin and Melatonin levels in the brain, which aid in diminishing depression or increasing your overall sense of wellness; and research has demonstrated that the sounds of waves alter the brain’s wave patterns, producing a state of relaxation.

Sailing also benefits your physical wellness by improving your oxygen intake and promoting a healthy heart.

Not many people know that sailing can be a huge contributor to your fitness regimen.

Looking for both the physical and mental benefits, but don’t know how to sail? We can teach you!

Still don’t believe me? Come sailing and find out yourself!

The Brief Psychiatric Rating Scale (BPRS) is rating scale which a clinician or researcher may use to measure psychiatric symptoms such as depression, anxiety, and unusual behavior.

If you would like to, you can find out where you are on the (BPRS) by copying and pasting this link in your browser

“All of us have in our veins the exact same percentage of salt in our blood that exists in the ocean, and, therefore, we have salt in our blood, in our sweat, in our tears. We are tied to the ocean. And when we go back to the sea — whether it is to sail or to watch it — we are going back from whence we came.”

– President John F. Kennedy