Science Says Do This and Be Happier
The Connection Between Happiness and Movement
“Exercise gives you endorphins. Endorphins make you happy. Happy people just don’t shoot their husbands, they just don’t.” –Elle Woods, Legally Blonde.
Some of the most current research in the field of mental health is showing that exercise has a similar effect on the brain as the use of a mild anti-depressant. The biological and psychological effects of exercise are proving to be monumental. Physical movement leads to a lowering of stress hormones, an increase in dopamine, and greater plasticity of the brain that improves cognitive functioning.