Get moving

Regular exercise can be as effective as medication for relieving depression symptoms and prevents a relapse.

  • Find exercises that are continuous and rhythmic: walking, weight training or swimming.
  • Add a mindfulness element. Focus on how your body feels as you move.
  • Pair up with an exercise partner. 
  • Take a dog for a walk. You can volunteer to walk homeless dogs for an animal shelter or rescue group. 

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