15 Feb Exercise – one of the best anti-depressants AND happiness boosters!
We all know exercise is good for our physical health.
But what many don’t know is that it’s also good for our mental health.
In fact, exercise is one of the best anti-depressants and most potent happiness enhancers!
So if you want more happiness, less depression and better mental wellbeing then read on…
via Psychology Today by Erlanger Turner
Depression is a serious mental health condition that has been connected with suicidalbehaviors among adults and youth. Symptoms of depression may include: sadness, feeling hopeless, loss of interest in hobbies, decreased energy, and thoughts of death or suicide (U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, HHS; 2015). In a study published in the December 2017 issue of Evidence-Based Practice in Child and Adolescent Mental Health, the authors report that exercise may help reduce depression symptoms among adolescents. This study sought to explore how exercise could potentially be an alternative treatment to medication and therapy…
…keep reading the full & original article HERE