Walking can help as a supplement to your medication or alternative in some cases, it is not only good for the mind but also has a positive effect on your physique and overall fitness levels which will in turn make you feel better about yourself and free your mind when you are out and about.
There are many benefits of physical exercise when it comes to mental health, you don’t need to go too extreme in your fitness regime as this can lead to self harm through fitness, this is well documented but a 30 minute brisk walk a few days a week can make a big difference
Here are some of the benefits you may get from regular exercise :
Any form of exercise is good for your physical health
Boosts Self Confidence
It will boost your confidence and self esteem and get you back on the social ladder
Who needs stress? getting out can take your mind off things and give you a welcome break
Boost Your Happy Chemicals
Exercise can increase your dopamine and serotonin levels in the brain
It May Prevent Cognitive Decay
As you get older you are more prone to illnesses such as Alzheimers and Parkinsons Disease, being active may combat the onset
Give You The Feel Good Factor
There is nothing like getting fresh air in your lungs and seeing parts of the countryside you never knew existed
Leave your anxious thoughts go and lose yourself in the moment
Soak up the sights and new feelings, it will boost your memory and free up space for new experiences
Help You Relax
Exercise will help you relax after a good session and will recharge your batteries for the day / week ahead
As 1 in 4 is the statistic by talking to others about how exercise has helped you it may inspire them to join you or do it to help themselves
So come on, get your boots on and get walking…..
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