Ideas on Being Resilient and Less Anxious
According to this article,
“Aerobic exercise ...is more likely to have a greater effect on stress resilience than non-aerobic exercise.”
There’s that word, "resilience."
In an experiment with mice, the article said:
"Those who exercised showed less anxious behavior after the stressful event compared to mice that didn't exercise. Exercising mice also had elevated galanin levels in the locus coeruleus, a cluster of neurons in the brainstem involved in the stress response."
I’ve taken the challenge to boost my physical and mental health by pledging to move 50 miles during September under my own power. If you want to join me, our goal is to become more resilient and less anxious.