Create feelings of happiness, decrease anxiety, enhance social connectedness, increase learning.
Even mild physical activity releases endorphins, which create feelings of happiness and euphoria. It reduces stress and decreases feelings of anxiety. Being outside in the sun enables people to have exposure to Vitamin D which an important ingredient in boosting health, self-confidence and happiness. Physical activity also boosts the chemicals in the brain that support and prevent the degeneration of the region of the brain which is important for learning and memory, the hippo-campus. The hippo-campus critical to mental health. Getting active with others has extra health benefits compared to exercising alone. Active team building has psycho-social benefits that enhance social connectedness, peer bonding and social support.
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