Did you set a New Year’s resolution? By chance was it to exercise more? This is one of the most common resolutions. It is one of those things we know is important, but we get busy or stressed, and it falls off our to-do list. The irony is that exercise is one of the best things we can do to help manage our busy lives and other stresses–politics for example.
According to the National Institutes of Health, 40 million American adults suffer from some form of anxiety disorder. That translates to a cost of $42 billion dollars a year. Even if you don’t have a diagnosed anxiety disorder, simply experiencing stress day in and day out is not healthy. [Read more…]