Do you have a "go to" for mindfulness or quiet time to think? Mine has been walking in the morning with the sunshine on my face. For my husband, Denny, it's biking. For my daughter, Amanda, it's working out at the gym. And, for my friend, Cindy, it’s gardening. The physical activity and the solitary time in my early morning walks allows my brain to daydream, mull things over, and come up with new ideas.
There are so many benefits as mentioned in The Mental Health Benefits of Exercise*, "Regular exercise can have a profoundly positive impact on depression, anxiety, and ADHD. It also relieves stress, improves memory, helps you sleep better, and boosts your overall mood. And you don’t have to be a fitness fanatic to reap the benefits."
Try This: Get Moving - Get Ideas - Get Motivated!
There are so many fun ways to get physical and enjoy the benefits of better health, while coming up with new ideas and more. Here are some ideas to get started with:
- Gym Workouts
If you already have a daily regimen, I would love to hear what you do and how it works for your mental health. If you don't have one, the starting point is to find out what is the most enjoyable for you.