The most wonderful time of the year can still bring on major stress for some. Packed stores, a gazillion holiday parties and holiday travel can be very overwhelming.
Have you ever stopped to think about how our bodies respond to this every day action? Well, our bodies are talking to us each day, we just have to take the time to listen.
Do you remember being in grade school when the teacher had a ticket system in place? Do you recall that after you had collected so many tickets you could then trade them in for some rinky-dink toy from the treasure box? This is an example of a reward system and this idea has been used as a form of motivation ever since we were kids.
Research has been on the rise diving into the positive connection between physical activity and mood and in turn, mental health.