Our 5 senses - sight, hearing, touch, smell and taste - connect us with our surrounding world. The more we engage them with our experience, the stronger the memories we create and the more we understand the world we live in. With our senses we can get to know our environment on a deeper, more personal level.
Many researchers have been interested in the increased awareness and perceptiveness of people when they're in nature. Perhaps this is due to our senses being more fully engaged. When in the natural environment, you never know what you'll see. It's fluid, yet unpredictable. Your senses have more to take in when you're in the natural environment, and we many not understand the true benefits.
The next time you're with us in the Upper Newport Bay, discover the benefits for yourself. Here are a few tips to get your 5 senses getting to know the Upper Newport Bay: