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WORK IT OUT

When the days are short and all you feel like doing is ingesting as many carbs as humanly possible, the last thing you probably feel like doing is hitting the gym. Well, if staying physically fit isn't enough motivation to get you on the treadmill, how about the fact that exercise can keep you mentally fit too? It's a well known fact in the medical community that working out helps fight depression - when you break a sweat and get your heart rate up, your body releases endorphins, which reduce stress, boost your self-esteem, and improve your sleep. So if you've been feeling off lately, go for a run, lift some weights or practice a little yoga. Chances are you'll feel worlds better - especially when you combine working out with the other tips above.

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  1. Jenn Stephan March 4, 2015 at 1:21 pm

    I use Daily Essential Nutrients by Hardy Nutritionals. I get them cheapest at http://www.gethardy.com. They have 36 vitamins, minerals, anti-oxidants, amino-acids and botanicals ground down to a bioavailable size…you wouldn\\\’t believe the studies they have out of Harvard or what happens to your mood when you take it consistently. Meds should not be our first resort!! Check out their site at least!

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