Research on Exercise and Mental Health
Walk and Talk Therapy – WebMD – Exercise is good for the body and the mind. It may also improve psychotherapy sessions.
NRP Shots – Why exercise may do a teenage mind good.
About.com – Walking for your mind and spirit.
BBC News – Walking could be a useful tool in treating depression.
NY TIMES – How exercise can calm anxiety.
Prevention – Drug free plan to improve your mood.
Brainblogger – Exercise for depression; a gold standard therapy.
Huffington Post – How to put your Monster Anxiety on a Diet
http://shar.es/ibK0E – Forget about wonder drugs, a spate of new research shows that exercising today is the key to staying sharp tomorrow.
NY TIMES – Hollywoods new stars – pedestrians.
Spark, The Revolutionary New Science of Exercise and the Brain by John Ratey, MD
Helping Your Troubled Teen by Cynthia Kaplan, PhD, Blaise Aguirre, MD, Michael Rater, MD
Self-Compassion: Stop Beating Yourself Up and Leave Insecurity Behind by Kristin Neff, PhD
Radical Acceptance by Tara Brach
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Fairview Behavioral Emergency Center 612-672-6600
http://marc.ucla.edu – UCLA Center for Mindfulness, guided meditations
www.nami.org – Resources for mental health support
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