Dr. Caroline Leaf
Episode #139: How to correctly use movement and exercise to defeat depression and loneliness, reduce worry, and eliminate anxiety with Dr. Kelly McGonigal
54 minutes Posted Mar 16, 2020 at 3:00 am.
What Kelly wants written on her tombstone
How exercise helps heal depression and anxiety
Your brain on exercise
How exercise makes you a nicer person
How movement connects us
Why all movement is good movement
How exercise helps us deal with toxic stress
Hope molecules
Exercise and the gut microbiome
How movement can help you love yourself
Exercise and imposter syndrome
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We all know that exercise is good for us, but did you know that movement changes us from the inside out, improving both our mental and physical health? In this episode I discuss the power of movement with bestselling author, research psychologist and lecturer at Stanford Dr. Kelly Mcgonigal, and how exercise can help defeat depression, anxiety, loneliness and shame, making us feel more connected with ourselves and with others. 
PLUS Kelly shares some great tips on how to get more movement and exercise at home and in your daily routine so you don't even have to go to a gym! 
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