We all know that walking is good for us physically, but have you ever considered what it can do for your mental health?
Here are just 6 mental health benefits of walking:
A 2018 study found that people who exercise (including walking) reported 43% fewer "bad" mental health days
Walking can improve cognition (thinking)
Walking can decrease symptoms of depression, anxiety, and even schizophrenia
Walking can help relieve or decrease stress
Walking is a proven antidepressant for clinically depressed adults.
Walking in nature has additional benefits, including improving mood and reducing anxiety.
So today, make a commitment to yourself and take a walk. You deserve it.