Best Physical Activity to Reduce Anxious Feelings

Jul 13, 2022

Your body and mind are always connected. You probably already know that moving your body is great for your mind, but you may be wondering what kind of physical activity is best to reduce anxious feelings. And how much do you need to do?

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) reports that, “Exercise may represent a promising, affordable, and easily accessible treatment option for individuals with anxiety.”  And goes on to state that, “Although, anxious persons may be less likely to be physically active and engage in exercise.”

In this video, I'll share 6 reasons why physical activity is one of the best tools in your toolbox for reducing anxious feelings. I'll also share the best activity to do as well as some tips to make it even more effective.

AND, the reason why someone who is anxious is less likely to be physically active and engage in exercise…as well as what to do about it.

What kinds of physical activity do you and your family members enjoy? For me, it’s hiking and swimming with my Pudlepointer, Boudica. Riding my bike and doing Yoga are two more of my favorites.

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