The Science-Backed Ways That Movement Boosts Your Mood

Let go of stress and get going!

16/06/2016 6:36 AM AEST | Updated 16/06/2016 6:36 AM AEST

It’s time to move those feet.

Trade in your blue mood for a walk through the park or a dance session. Research shows that regular physical activity enhances mental health, lowers cholesterol and boosts your immunity.

Happify, a website and app dedicated to helping people build skills for happiness through science-based activities and games, breaks down the ways movement can boost your attitude in the infographic below. Next time you’re feeling down, give yourself a little reminder: How you feel is may be all about how you act.

--Serina Mehrian


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