Carolyn Hansen: Happiness comes from within and exercise helps

Endorphins are natural “feel good” hormones and are produced in the brain during intense physical activity. Photo / 123rf


Happiness is almost a global obsession these days. The self-help shelves of bookstores and online websites are full of offers that promise to help you find or achieve happiness.

We could define happiness as

Somehow; we must once again take pride in being in control of our own lives, health, bodies and well-being and the answer is not in doctors and pills – it is inside each of us. This simple exercise solution is readily available for just a little time and effort and if you listen to the messages your body is sending you that something is missing, it might say “Do I REALLY need to exercise? “
Carolyn Hansen is co-owner of Anytime Fitness

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