We all need to exercise, you know it instinctively, but research says it too.
Anxiety improved with Tai Chi & Qigong
But keeping active is not just for losing excess weight and keeping shape but it is good for your mind too. But Tai Chi and Qigong have more pronounced benefit on anxiety levels than other forms of exercise a 2010 review found.
It’s getting colder and the days are shorter. Less natural light can make you want to hibernate and make you sluggish. It can also make you irritable and stressed too! We crave high fat, sugary foods and become annoyed and disappointed with ourselves when we put on weight and change shape.
You get used to how busy life is, to fitting 48 hours into 36, to multi-tasking and the higher levels of stress and noise. Just because we are adaptable animals doesn’t mean we are doing ourselves any good! In fact, the more you have going on in your life extra downtime is essential.