Beat depression and boost happiness with positive thinking and exercise

Beat depression and boost happiness with positive thinking and exercise

Positive thinking and regular exercise can help deal with depression, suggest US physicians.

The American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) advises people not to foster negative thoughts like fear of failure. Instead, replace them with positive thinking, it says.

And get as much exercise as possible — at least 30 minutes four to six times a week, says AAFP.

The physicians also recommend participating in activities that make you feel good about yourself.

And remember, what helps fight depression usually also helps enhance happiness. So put these recommendations into place and begin to realise the benefits – less distress and more happiness!