Exercise is good for emotional health

My professor in graduate school, Dr. David Austin shared about this info-graphic via the rec therapy listserv.

Check it out – click on the link:

We all know that exercise is good for your body, but it’s also good for your emotional health! Whether it is biking, dancing, yoga, or tai chi, being active can help lift your spirits. Check out this infographic to learn more:
Share this infographic with family and friends to inspire them to get moving!

Twitter: #PhysicalActivity can help lift you up when you’re feeling down! Read & share this infographic for more: http://bit.ly/2nsmRaD

Facebook: Physical activity has benefits for your physical, mental, and emotional health. Read and share this infographic from the National Institute on Aging at NIH:http://bit.ly/2o1FDa1

Stress and the heart

Jacqeline Howard (CNN) had written an article titled:

This might be how stress and heart attacks are linked. 

CDC symptoms that are warning: irritable, fear, nightmares, powerless.

The ways she suggested for cutting down on stress were often recreation in nature, among her other suggestions.

  • Fun,
  • laughter,
  • get out with friends,
  • exercise,
  • talk to someone,
  • eat healthy,
  • keep mind active.

Read her article / watch the CNN video here: