National Mental Health Month

Get Moving to Improve Mood!

One of the questions I am asked most frequently is, “How have you been able to be such a consistent exerciser for so many years?”  My answer is, “I came to exercise for my body, but I stayed for my mind!”  What I discovered decades ago about the anti-depressant, anti-anxiety effects of regular exercise has now been documented by solid scientific research.  Exercise benefits are documented in three general categories:  physical; general emotional well-being and spirituality; mental and cognitive effects.  Read more