Healing Your Mind, Body, & Soul: How Your Physical Health Can Impact Your Mental Health

We know that we cannot have health without mental health. Jointly, physical wellness is intrinsically connected to mental health, with each profoundly influencing the other. Engaging in regular physical activity can lead to the release of endorphins, which are natural mood elevators, reducing feelings of anxiety, depression, and stress. Additionally, maintaining physical health through a balanced diet, adequate sleep, and exercise can significantly improve cognitive function, enhance self-esteem, and bolster resilience against mental health challenges. Conversely, poor physical health can be a risk factor for the development of mental health disorders. In essence, a harmonious balance of physical wellness and mental health is pivotal for holistic well-being, emphasizing the need for integrated approaches in promoting overall health.

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President’s Council on Fitness, Sports & Nutrition 



American Massage Therapy Association 

Respire Spa



Yoga Journal 

Kripala: Center for yoga & health

Fuel Fitness



Omega: A holistic learning center

Shambhala Meditation Center of Atlanta