How to keep fit, relieve stress, and strengthen emotional, well-being
"It is exercise alone that supports the spirits, and keeps the mind in vigor." - Marcus Cicero
Exercise is the perfect way to achieve and balance mental and physical health. Exercise strengthens our heart, muscles, and helps treat a variety of health conditions, while also strengthening emotional resilience, mental clarify,and treating mental illness.
Why are many not exercising when the benefits are so great? Most people don't understand the physical and mental health benefits of exercise, and most don't know how to make exercise work for them.
Improves self-esteem and body image. Exercise makes us feel good about ourselves; not just about how we look, but even more so, about who we really are.
Increases spiritual connection. walking, running, yoga, tai chi, and many other types of exercise are linked with increased spiritual awareness, energy, and connection. IN fact, many people incorporate exercises into their spiritual practice.
Overall, exercise is one of the best ways to improve mood and increases happiness and life satisfaction. It doesn't just make you healthier, exercise is key to living the life you desire.
Stress and Burnout. Many of us think of stress as a normal, daily occurrence. Family stress, occupational stress, financial stress - we see these as part of today's modern life, and therefore fail to seek stress-reduction or treatment. Thy is a mistake we can't afford to make because prolonged stress can lead to highly negative consequences for the body and mind, including headache, muscular, and joint pain, irritable bowel syndrome, ulcers, heart disease, depression, anxiety, insomnia, and a multitude of other mental and physical disorders. The personal cost of stress is high, though many fail to realize it. Stress defeats our health as well as our to ability to manager mental and emotional issues.
Too much, or chronic, stress can eventually lead to burnout. Burnout occurs when our energy is gradually depleted, leading to reduced commitment and motivation - at work, at home, in relationships, or just in general. When we're burned out, we're less able to deal with life. Even small things can feel overwhelming, and every day can feel like a chore.
Stress and Exercise. Exercise is one of the healthiest and most effective ways to treat short-term and chronic stress. It gets our mind off life's stressors, improves mood with natural feel-good chemicals, relieves tension, and increase mental clarity. Exercise also has the potential to reduce occupational and financial stress and prevent burnout, and it's been shown to prevent the development of physical and mental illnesses, like depression , that often follow chronic stress.
One of the best things we can do when we're feeling stressed is to get moving. Go for a brisk walk, do some light housecleaning, or work in your garden. Whatever you can do to put your body in motion, do that. Exercise can clear your head, boost your energy, and help you deal with stress more effectively, in many cases helping you choose to simply let it go.
High intensity or competitive exercise can actually increasing symptoms of anxiety in some. It is therefore recommenced that those seeking anxiety relief focus on moderate intensity, non-competencies exercise, like walking, running, swimming, weight-training, and other rhythmic experiences that incorporate large muscle groups. It's important to know that over time, and with great patience and love, anxiety-sufferers can adapt and adjust to exercise. They can begin to experience the calming pay-off exercise and even leave to enjoy it.
Exercises had been proven to decrease sedentary behavior, improve body composition, improve quality of sleep, and treat the spectrum of symptoms,including depression, that accompany PTSD.
For those struggling with social anxiety disorder, aerobic exercise has been shown to reduce clinical anxiety sympathies while simultaneously increasing a sense of well-being.
Exerciser improves relaxation, lowers tension and worry and improves mood, all of which can improve eating disorders. The effects exercise can have on self-esteem, and depression can also reduce the risk of or help treat, eating disorders.
Finally, exercise has the potential to positively impact and even improve personality traits, like sociability, internal motivational, assertiveness, neuroticision, placidity, emotional stability,and self-confidence. This is great news for those of us who might like to improve a thing or two about out personality: exercise may be the key.
Exercise for Mental Health: Exercise for Life.
Exercise may be the best thing we can do for our emotional, mental, physical, social, and spiritual well-being. It is surely one of the safest, simplest, most effective ways to treat and prevent mental illness, literally acting as medicine. This is the power of exercise for mental health; the power to heal your and minds; and the power to protect and empower you, your whole life long.
Exercise is also critical to a long, happy life. We can experience significant gains in all aspects of our mental health through exercise, including our emotional intellectual, social,and even spiritual well-being.
Many may start exercising as a physical fitness goal - to lose weight, improve physical health, or "look good."
Improves mental clarity, efficiency, and cognitive functioning. we think more clearly when we exercise. This leads to increased learning, judgment, insight, and memory. Some studies have even shown that exercise is correlated with higher IQ scores.
Enhances intuition, creativity, assertiveness, and enthusiasm for life. Exercise increases alpha waves, which are associated with stronger intuition and can lead to greater creativity. Exercise also builds confidence and happiness, which in turn improves assertiveness and life satisfaction.
Healthy self-esteem means we have a positive outlook about ourselves, others, and life. The world calls this "high self-esteem," and it is associated with healthier behavior, including greater independence, leadership, life adapt-ability, resilience to stress, more sports involvement and exercise, healthier diet, less smoking, and lower suicide risk.
IN fact, self-esteem is one of the strongest predictors of subjective well-being. It is an essential aspect of mental wellness and quality of life. Feeling good about who, and how, we are helps us feel good about life's situations and other people, and helps us face challenges with confidence and compassion. Healthy self-esteem is also correlated with higher self-esteem. It's therefore crucial we develop healthy self-esteem if we want a rich, healthy, and happy life.
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