Even though exercise isn’t a magic bullet or panacea that can instantly cure the mental health disruptions that have occurred during COVID-19 lockdowns, new research suggests that those who stayed active in the early months of the pandemic (March to July 2020) experienced less depression than those who became more sedentary during the same period. These findings […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Everyone knows that regular exercise is good for the body. But exercise is also one of the most effective ways to improve your mental health. Regular exercise can have a profoundly positive impact on depression, anxiety, ADHD, and more. It also relieves stress, improves memory, helps you sleep better, and boosts your overall mood. And […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Apart from the almost immediate feeling of peace and complacency, which accompanies time spent outdoors, hiking in nature can also free your mind of obsessive thoughts. Many of us frequently find ourselves preoccupied with negative thoughts, which at best takes the enjoyment out of the moments we experience and at worst takes us down a […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
By Rick Hodges Exercising outside can alleviate symptoms of attention deficit for both adults and children. Learn how it works — and learn new ways to keep exercise fun and as fresh as the outdoors. Krista Jeremiah is an active 37-year-old adult with ADHD who loves to exercise, but don’t ask her to work out […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
By Jennifer Lea Reynolds (NaturalNews) The next time someone tells you to take a hike, don’t be offended – do it! Your mental well-being and overall health will thank you. By know, we all know that exercise is a great way to keep weight in check, but it’s also an ideal way to boost mental […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
By Victoria L. Dunckley M.d. While some of my previous posts have focused on the disorganizing effects of screentime on the brain (e.g. Screens and the Stress Response and Wired and Tired), this article explores the flip side of environmental influences: the organizing effects of green-time. More specifically, we’ll look the research suggesting greenery improves […]Continue Reading... No Comments.