We know keeping active has huge benefits for our physical health. But did you know that it’s also good for your mental health?
Exercise boosts mood, while physical fitness is known to help protect mental health. Taking part in regular physical activity can increase self-esteem and reduce stress and anxiety. It also helps prevent the development of mental health problems and improve the quality of life of people who already have them. In fact, even relatively small increases in physical activity can contribute to improved health and quality of life. That is why being active at home or outdoors is really important and will help give a positive influence on our self-esteem and self-worth.
Here we outline some free resources to support you and others to keep active.