How Daily Exercise Can Better Your Mental Health

Interrupt Flow Of Negative Thoughts

Most types of mental illness such as depression, anxiety, and obsessive-compulsive disorder have a form of unwanted thoughts, whether it is wondering if you left the oven on, worrying about something you said or what might happen, or negative thoughts about self-image. Exercise is a phenomenal way to interrupt the flow of these unwanted thoughts. It gives the individual a chance to focus on the exact body movements – such as how they are bending their arms and keeping their ab muscles tight when doing a push-up – instead of these intruding thoughts. Of course, the difficulty of doing this depends on the individual exercising, but with practice, there is a clear link between interrupting these thoughts and regular exercise. Make it part of your routine for the best results.

Get happy with the next exercise that benefits your mental health.

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