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Meditation and Working Out Are Effective Ways to Battle Addiction

Work Out and Meditate

Part of a balanced life includes making time for your personal well being including your mental health. By dedicating only 20 minutes to physical exercise and 20 minutes to mental exercises, you’ll feel better and become more focused each day. There’s plenty of help out there to be able to find physical exercises you can do at home to meet your 20 minutes per day goal.

Benefits of physical exercise include:

  • Improved sleep
  • Increased interest in sex
  • Better endurance
  • Stress relief
  • Improvement in mood
  • Increased energy and stamina
  • Reduced tiredness that can increase mental alertness
  • Weight reduction
  • Reduced cholesterol and improved cardiovascular fitness

Benefits of meditation include:

  • Lower blood pressure
  • Improved blood circulation
  • Lower heart rate
  • Less perspiration
  • Slower respiratory rate
  • Less anxiety
  • Lower blood cortisol levels
  • More feelings of well-being
  • Less stress
  • Deeper relaxation

3 Meditation Techniques for Beginners by U.S. News is a great start on your journey to a healthy mind.

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