Exercise works as a natural, and very powerful, stress and anxiety reducer. This is why I have included it among the self-help techniques that I recommend for mental and emotional health.
If you would like to learn more about the other methods I recommend, please read my article called “Natural Anxiety Remedies”.
The way that exercise works for mental and emotional health is by promoting deeper breathing and then circulating oxygen in the blood throughout the body. It also boosts the production of dopamine and other brain chemicals that naturally produce a sensation of greater calm and wellbeing.
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