Real Talk: Can Exercise Actually Improve Your Mood?

When people start exercising, “even if just a bit,” a number of things can happen, says Lisa Uebelacker, PhD, professor of psychiatry and human behavior at Brown University’s Alpert Medical School. For one thing, being active can boost your self-esteem, she says. It also helps people manage stress, lose weight, boost mental alertness and sleep …

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“I can live for two months on a good compliment.” Mark Twain “We might not think a casual compliment means all that much, but consider how we feel after someone tells us we’ve done a good job, we look good today, or they admire one of our many fine qualities. We hold our head a …

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Mental Attitude “Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal; nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude.” Thomas Jefferson “Can’t do it.” “Never could do it.” “Never will be able to do it.” “No one could do it.” “We don’t have the right resources.” …

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Enjoying The Detour “The really happy person is the one who can enjoy the scenery on a detour.” Anonymous “Oops, we’ve run into a detour on our way to where we had planned to go. We thought we were going to law school or culinary school or on a trip to Europe, but something happened, …

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Bad Memory “Happiness is good health and a bad memory.” Ingrid Bergman “We worry a lot about forgetting things. We make notes and tuck them in our pockets or post lists in prominent places around the house. We keep our address book or daily calendar with us at all times. We practice little tricks for …

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Continuity “Even if I knew that tomorrow the world would go to pieces, I would still plant my apple tree.” Martin Luther “Too quietly and peacefully go about our business sometimes requires great courage. Events in the world or in our own lives may make us want to scream and wail, tear out our hair, …

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The Rat Race “The problem with winning the rat race is you’re still a rat.” Lily Tomlin “None of us likes to lose, we all want to be winners. But what, exactly, does winning mean? And what if we decide that we don’t want to compete? Does this automatically make us a loser? Maybe it’s …

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Staying Angry “Holding onto anger is like grasping a hot coal with the intent of throwing it at someone else; you are the one who gets burned.” Buddha “People who hold grudges, who never stop talking about those who have wronged them, let their anger rule their lives. Those they’re angry at may not care …