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Brain & Body Fitness
There are many ways to nurture your physical and mental health—and supercharge your body, mind, and soul in the process.
Taking care of your body is a powerful first step towards mental and emotional health. The mind and the body are linked. When you improve your physical health, you’ll automatically experience greater mental health. Similarly, as you exercise your mind and spend time connecting with others, you’ll experience a huge emotional boost.
Enjoying the affection of a pet, enjoying a walk outdoors, volunteering your time, spending time with friends, and laughing out loud are just some of the many things you can do to gain strength, both inside and out.
When moods and emotions get the better of you—when they begin to interfere with your career or personal relationships—it’s time to make a change. No matter how stressful your job, close relationships, or current life situation, you can learn to harness your emotions and bring your life into balance. Helpguide's free Emotional Intelligence Toolkit can teach you how to reconnect to your emotions and harness their power without feeling overwhelmed.