It’s long been known that exercise, fitness, and lifestyle play a phenomenal role in mental health. When we’re stressed, the need to exercise increases, even though we don’t feel like it.
While most folks hit the gym trying to lose weight or get back in shape, the benefits of physical exercise include the positive effects on your mental health. And let’s not forget that exercise is a great way to channel negative energy.
- If the great outdoors it is your thing, hiking is a definite must for those who want to increase stamina and endurance
- Yoga is fast becoming the go-to lifestyle and meditation wellness program of choice for mental and emotional stress relief
- For those who find yoga a little too meek for their liking, boxing may just be what you’re looking for to release all that physical tension
- Staying in shape and being stress-free need not involve long, arduous workouts; dancing has long been a favorite stress reliever!
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