Feel Your Stress And Anxiety Melt Away With These Tips

Get Physical

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Photo By BRUCE BISPING/Star Tribune via Getty Images
Photo By BRUCE BISPING/Star Tribune via Getty Images

The Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA) suggests that a brisk 10-minute walk is just as useful for reducing stress, anxiety, and depression as a 45-minute workout. The effects are immediate and usually last a few hours.

For many people, exercise did the trick just as well as medication for the treatment of anxiety and depression. A regular schedule of vigorous exercise may reduce overall anxiety in most, but for a few unlucky individuals, exercise alone won’t do squat for your anxiety or stress.