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The joy of movement : how exercise helps us find happiness, hope, connection, and courage

Author: Kelly McGonigal
Publisher: New York : Avery, 2019. ©2019.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Exercise is health-enhancing and life-extending, yet many of us feel it is a chore. McGonigal shows how movement is intertwined with some of the most basic human joys, including self-expression, social connection, and mastery-- and why it is a powerful antidote to the modern epidemics of depression, anxiety, and loneliness. In learning why movement is integral to both our happiness and our humanity, readers will  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Self-help publications
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kelly McGonigal
ISBN: 9780525534105 0525534105 9780593087442 0593087445
OCLC Number: 1140123629
Description: 262 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: The persistence high --
Getting hooked --
Collective joy --
Let yourself be moved --
Overcoming obstacles --
Embrace life --
How we endure --
Final thoughts.
Responsibility: Kelly McGonigal.

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Exercise is health-enhancing and life-extending, yet many of us feel it is a chore. McGonigal shows how movement is intertwined with some of the most basic human joys, including self-expression, social connection, and mastery-- and why it is a powerful antidote to the modern epidemics of depression, anxiety, and loneliness. In learning why movement is integral to both our happiness and our humanity, readers will discover what they can do in their own lives and communities to harness the power of movement to create happiness, meaning, and connection.

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