The Mental Health Benefits of Exercise
Research has shown us that people who exercise regularly tend to be more resistant to many mental illness. Exercise can help test current, and prevent future episodes.
What problems can exercise help with?
Beginning an exercise plan doesn't have to be difficult.Walling for little as 30 minutes, 3times a week, has been found to be beneficial. Don't worry too much about what exercise you choose. Anaerobic and anaerobic exercises are both effective at imporving mental health.
|Anaerobic exercises||Aerobic exercises|
|Weightlifting||Walking, jogging and biking|
|Sprinting(running, biking, etc)||Elliptical or Ski machines|
Those who are crunched for time may still be able to squeeze some execise into their day. Two 15minutes walks, work just as well as one 30minutes' walk. Here are some tips to help you with your exercise:
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Stigma has led to second-guessing, and fear of rejection to the point that people living with mental health conditions don’t always pursue opportunities. To change this harmful label on mental health, Hope4all Inc. is asking everyone to take our “I am-StigmaFree” pledge because, changing our beliefs will require commitment from everyone.
We all can live StigmaFree in our daily lives by being conscious of the language that we use when we refer to people who are suffering from mental health conditions. It is important to focus on the person, and not the condition. Be an advocate, and respectfully correct those who use stigmatize words to refer to someone by the illness. Together, we can make a difference for the better, overcome stereotypes, and break down barriers through broader understanding of mental health. Thank you as you spread awareness, support and stand-up for every person who experiences mental illness.