Coming back to my earlier post about Physical Activity influencing Life Satisfaction I’d like to add this recommendation for a book that’s not so long out there, but has already a great influence on people’s mind and thinking about how physical activity can influence happiness and life satisfaction.
If I need to give one short answer to the question if body exercise helps you being more happy and balanced in life, it would be this: Yes!
But there is much more to it. I found this great book and like to introduce it to you.
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I mean who is really surprised by the impact of Facebook on self-esteem? In Europe the activities in Facebook are declining, which is widely discussed in books, ebooks and articles.
A study made by University Michigan social psychologist Ethan Kross confirms that Facebook use predicts decline in happiness. Ethan Kross says: “On the surface, Facebook provides an invaluable resource for fulfilling the basic human need for social connection. But rather than enhance well-being, we found that Facebook use predicts the opposite result—it undermines it.”
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Researchers at Kansas State University studied the effects of gardening on older adults.
Initial results showed that gardening keeps seniors in shape through its moderate physical activity.
Recent follow-up studies show that gardening tasks also improve also the self-esteem of seniors.
Gardening improves overall physical health and life satisfaction.
Self-esteem grows when people do something that makes them feel useful. This is a direct path toward a strong self-esteem.