Are You in a Bad Mood?

If you find yourself in a bad mood, walk yourself out of it. Duke University did a study and found that going for a brisk walk three times a week is as effective as taking antidepressants to improve your mood. They also found out that those who exercised had more long-lasting benefits than those who took antidepressants. If you are wondering why , it is because exercise increases the release of endorphins and the mood enhancing neurotransmitter serotonin in the brain, the same chemicals that antidepressants manipulate to make you feel better. If you want to test this out, take some steps toward improving your mood today. Step outside for a walk or a run at least three times a week and see how you feel

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