I recently read several good articles focusing on the mental health benefits of exercise and thought I’d share some of them with you.
Exercise can ease or eliminate ADHD symptoms.
“Think of exercise as medication,” says John Ratey, M.D., an associate clinical professor of psychiatry at Harvard Medical School. “For a very small handful of people with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD ADD), it may actually be a replacement for stimulants, but, for most, it’s complementary — something they should absolutely do, along with taking meds, to help increase attention and improve mood.”
In lesson 8, I shared with you how I viewed the world as a place of danger and saw people as potential enemies rather than as potential friends. Now that I’ve learned how wrong my perspective was, I feel very sad when I think of how I lived in a constant state of fear.
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