Here’s What Happens To Your Body When You Overthink

All that excessive obsessing and rumination totally takes a toll on you physically and mentally.

This widespread rumination and over-obsessing has become somewhat of an epidemic. One study from the University of Michigan found that 73% of adults between the ages of 25 and 35 overthink, as do 52% of 45- to 55-year-olds.

Interestingly, research has found that many overthinkers believe they’re actually doing themselves a favor by cycling through their thoughts. But the truth of the matter is that overthinking is a dangerous game that can have a lot of negative consequences on our well-being.

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20 Minute Contact with Nature Reduces Stress Hormone Cortisol

 

 

 

 

 

The data revealed that just a twenty-minute nature experience was enough to significantly reduce cortisol levels. But if you spent a little more time immersed in a nature experience, 20 to 30 minutes sitting or walking, cortisol levels dropped at their greatest rate. After that, additional de-stressing benefits continue to add up but at a slower rate. The image is in the public domain.

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Novo estudo questiona: será que devemos substituir antidepressivos por exercícios físicos?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Um novo estudo sugere que os exercícios físicos são tão eficazes em aliviar os sintomas de problemas de saúde mental e transtornos de humor, como ansiedade, depressão e esquizofrenia, quanto os medicamentos tradicionais. Se confirmada, essa pode ser uma excelente notícia para pacientes que sofrem com este tipo de problema, uma vez que isso pode significar menos tempo em instalações psiquiátrica e menos probabilidade de dependência de medicamentos psicotrópicos.

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