Exercise: 10 Ways to Stay Motivated Co-dependents, addicts and alcoholics have a strong motivation for recovery from their disease – the disease it self. But when it comes to doing other things, such as exercise, we seem to relapse after awhile. Yes relapse, just the same as busting (drinking, using, acting out again). Yet exercise …∞
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Regular exercise reduces and can eliminate depression. Researchers in the Netherlands studied over 1,100 adults for 6 years about their smoking, alcohol use, physical exercise, body weight and mood. A comparison was made between lifestyles and depressed mood. Their research proved that; excessive alcohol use predicted depressed mood reports of more than 30 minutes of …∞
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People in early recovery will often experience low levels of energy. This research shows that a leisurely walk can increase energy over a period of time. But, once one gets the momentum going – try to keep it up – one day at a time. People who regularly complain of fatigue can increase their energy …∞
Many people in recovery from alcoholism, addiction, gambling, co-dependency and Adult Child of Alcoholism may need new social and exercise strategies to assist on their recovery journey. Take 10 If dancing is a rare activity for you, one you take part in only at the occasional wedding reception (if then!), then it’s time to get …∞
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20 Minutes twice a week of activity reduces mental problems Objectives: Regular physical activity is thought to be associated with better mental health, although there is lack of consensus regarding the optimal amount and type of activity to achieve these benefits. We examined the association between mental health and physical activity behaviours among a representative …∞
A recent study indicates that you might add up to 14 years to your life by adopting four health habits.