According to "Psychology Today", numerous studies have shown the emotional and physiological benefitsofdirect visual and physical access tonature.
Watching tropical fish swim in a tank or viewing a sceneofnatural beauty can provide significant stress reduction rewardsformany people.
To stay focused, we need to give our minds a rest periodically even during a workday. It turns out that natural environments and even photos of nature provide a unique kind of rest. They allow you to relax your attention but also keep other parts of your mind engaged, in beneficial ways.
As the authors explain in one key study, they provide “softly fascinating stimulation that captures bottom-up involuntary attention mechanisms.”