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Good morrow people of internets-ville,
Do you too hate the three S’s aka stress, sadness and sleeplessness? They suck. You ever find yourself sad or stressed but can’t point you finger at any one thing that caused it. How about the nights you go to bed at a decent hour to find yourself rolling around restless and wake up feeling groggy. Why does this happen? I have no idea. I assume it has something to do with chemical imbalances and regulation of dopamine what-evers in the brain. What I do know is how I’ve been able to significantly reduce stress, sad days and sleepless nights for myself. How you say? I exercise more.
I always thought of exercise as a way to look better and a way to de-stress (after stress occurred). If I had a bad day I’d go to the gym and unwind by relocating some iron about the room. It worked. What I never put together is that when I exercised it created a chain reaction that benefited me days after. Now exercising helps me prevent stress, sadness and sleeplessness. This is how I now think of exercise and its chain reaction: