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Don’t Worry, Be Happy!

[dropcap]In[/dropcap] addition to pain control, weight management, promoting sleep and controlling diseases such as type two diabetes and cardiovascular disease, exercise has now been linked to decreased stress and greater happiness.

Even something as simple as going for a short walk has been associated with improving your mood. How?

Researchers have determined that regular exercise causes our body to produce stimulating, feel-good endorphins, which assist in raising our self-esteem and alleviating depression.

Stress and anxiety can also interfere with the effectiveness of the immune system. Take a walk and take the first step to spending your day happy, relaxed and healthier.