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How exercise can improve your mood

According to Mikkelsen, et al (2017), exercise presents many changes to our physiology including a rise in our endorphin levels. What is more, the psychological effects of exercise include a distraction from feelings of anxiety or depression and increased feelings of self-efficacy.

During exercise, our bodies release endorphins often referred to as 'happy endorphins or mood-boosters' this is because they boost our mood which in the long term helps to contribute to higher self-esteem and improved mental health. What is more, exercise can attribute to better sleep, better stress management and of course better physical health. 

So, if you are struggling to focus, or you are feeling a little low, it could be time to get yourself moving.