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It is my intention to create a direct link between exercise and enjoyment!
As you know from reading this website, I emphasize focusing on accomplishing our goals, as effectively and efficiently as possible, while enjoying the process.
Therefore, we do not want to impede our daily progress toward accomplishing our goals and realizing our dreams. With this said, I strongly recommend that you read the following article by Brady Holmer.
The reality is, stress can potentially be a good
thing; it can be a motivator and a survival mechanism, until the stress level
causes hormones, enzymes, and neurotransmitters to breakdown. Then stress
becomes a health problem, quite often leading to high blood pressure,
cardiovascular disease, diabetes, obesity, depression, cardiac arrest,
insomnia, and even death, in some situations. Chronic stress increases the rate at which telomeres
(the repeat DNA sub units at the end of chromosomes) are shortened. Telomere
length has been associated with chronic stress exposure and depression.
With the above information in mind…
When you are feeling the negative impact of stress remember this:
Exercise and music, fueled by a positive mindset are
the motivational ingredients to counter the negative effects of stress!