Taxes…and Exercise

Dr. Robert Bobert
Dr. Robert Bobert

Immunologist

Tax Exercise

Working out instead of doing your taxes may be just what you need to get over your procrastination!  Findings from a study in The Journal of Applied Sciences looking at the effects of physical activity on anxiety and procrastination, suggest doing regular physical activity to decrease the anxiety that can be associated with procrastination.  Procrastination is linked to several negative and unhealthy states including stress, guilt, depression, and feelings of powerlessness.  Using exercise to stimulate the brain’s release of endorphins can help alleviate stress and anxiety, allowing you to feel refreshed enough to take a fresh stab at those taxes that you have been avoiding.

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