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Watching nature documentaries can inspire you. So here are 50 hours of those

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Daniel Esparza - published on 08/07/17

Courtesy of BBC and UC-Berkeley

Probably you already knew this (or somehow suspected it) but a recent study has shown watching nature documentaries produces “significant increases in feelings of awe, contentedness, joy, amusement and curiosity.” In an Open Culture post, we learn that these documentaries also “reduce feelings of tiredness, anger and stress.” In a nutshell, the study conducted by BBC Earth and UC-Berkeley claims Mother Nature can indeed help you improve your life and general well-being.

So, of course, BBC came up with their own collection of visual soundscapes: 50 hours of uninterrupted images and soothing nature sounds, using leftover footage from their own TV series, all available on YouTube videos like this one, in which one finds 10 hours of “relaxing Planet Earth II Mountain Sounds.” Enjoy!

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