Most of us know that running offers physical benefits, including improved cardiovascular health and better sleep. Running has been shown to improve brain functioning and create resistance to stress. What’s more, it can have a powerful effect on one’s mood- it makes you happier- Lets go over the reasons and fall in love with running.
Physical exercise, running included, is known to release endorphins in the brain. Endorphins act as a natural “drug” that make a person more energetic, more awake and, yes, happier.
Gets you into better physical shape, which, in turn, makes you feel stronger and better able to handle challenges that come your way. Being in better shape changes you not only physically, but also mentally. It makes you feel more empowered, which leads to a happier you.
Boosts your self-esteem. Increasing endorphins, getting in better shape, all work together to increase your overall self-esteem. Increased self-esteem leads you to be happier.