Exercise combined with mindfulness best for mental health, researchers say

By Jessica Freeborn, Jan 9, 2024

Non-study author Dr. Alex Dimitriu, double board certified in Psychiatry and Sleep Medicine and founder of Menlo Park Psychiatry & Sleep Medicine, noted to MNT: “Both exercise and mindfulness separately have been shown to improve mental well-being, so it is no surprise that the combination of the two is effective. I often tell my patients, especially those with depression, to remember and care for their basic ‘animal needs,’ among these are always sleep, diet, exercise, meditation/mindfulness, time in nature, and time with friends and family.” Dr. Dimitriu said that combining any of the aforementioned positive behaviors could improve mental health outcomes even more.

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