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Depression And Exercise

So you don’t think it works? Just try it!

So you don’t think it works? Just try it!

The persistent feeling of sadness or loss of interest that characterizes major depression can lead to a range of behavioral and physical symptoms. These may include changes in sleep, appetite, energy level, concentration, daily behavior, or self-esteem. Depression can also be associated with thoughts of suicide.

The Light:

But there is a light at the end of the tunnel. We might not have a money tree, but we can have a happiness tree. Dopamine, serotonin, oxytocin, and endorphins are the quartet responsible for our happiness. Many events can trigger these neurotransmitters, but rather than being in the passenger seat, there are ways we can intentionally cause them to flow.

Start an exercise program even if you just carve out a time to go for a walk make it daily. Try to get a good belly laugh daily even if you have to watch a comedy show. Get sunlight this energizes the body.

 

Take negative words out of your vocabulary.

Take this short quiz and find out if you are prone to stress:

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