Everyone of us at one time or another have faced worries and anxiety in many areas of our lives and this is because as responsible being we are made to analyze and to either avoid of solve these anticipated threats. Some of us can easily get over anxious thoughts yet there are those who have a chronic condition of anxiety that certainly needs looking at. One who is overly anxious will have a tendency to a state of lethargy and a state where one cannot think straight. Though a person can still typically go about its daily routine, but the chore becomes heavier than when it does not have that alarming condition. There are also moments when the person’s breathing becomes fast and heavy.
Anxiety is said to be best cured by doing physical activities and it can also help liven up the mood of a person. It eases symptoms of anxiety or depression and make the person feel better. However, it takes efforts on the person who is suffering from anxiety to do these physical activities because this is the last thing that an anxious person would ever want to do.
Regular exercise is enough to remedy one’s anxiety; it does not need to be heavy workout or some other rhythmic exercises, in order to help relieve the pent-up condition on the spot.
Exercise regularly done is something that would benefit a person psychologically and emotionally.
This includes gaining self-confidence because meeting exercise goals or challenges that is either big or small can incrementally boost the person’s self-confidence. Physical exercise done regularly also help a person focus on something else, the attainment of the daily goal, instead of focusing on things that can make one depressed and anxious.
Taking anti-depressants like alcohol or drugs is not going to help since the mind is not kept away from anxious thoughts by these things. And the person gets worse since he is still dwelling on his worries which taking things that are not good to take.
Lastly, doing something positive to manage anxiety or depression by doing a physical activity or exercising does not necessary mean going into a rigid workout. In fact, some research shows that ‘physical activity’ such as regular walking or one that does not involve a formal program – may largely improve a person’s mood. Exercising is one form of physical activity but it is not the only way to curb anxiety. Therefore, depending on the persons make, each is compelled to its own flair of being distracted from dwelling on those negative thoughts that feed those anxious and depressing speculations. However, it must also nonetheless involve a physical activity to maintain one’s physical fitness.