Include exercise at least three time a week” is advice we have all heard constantly from health care and wellness experts. We know exercise is good for the heart, great for your figure, and might even help you to score the date of your dreams, but can exercise make you a happier person?
One of their experts, Tal Ben-Shahar, Psychology Lecturer from Harvard University, shares wonderful strategies in his “five ways to become happier today”.
One of the things he said really resonated with me. “Physical exercise contributes a great deal to happiness. Research shows that aerobic exercise, three times a week 30 to 40 minutes sessions are equivalent to powerful psychiatric drugs.”
So there’s even more reason to get out your yoga mat, go to the dance studio, or head to the gym.