Pillar 4

Physical & Mental Well-Being

Physical & Mental Well-Being
"A healthy mind in a healthy body'', "Mens sana in corpore sano", represents the ideal of human well-being.
Author: Petra Thaller

A person is only healthy when they feel good both mentally and physically. 
This fourth pillar of a healthy lifestyle encompasses more than most people realize: physical activity and outdoor sports improve mood and are a viable means of treating depression and anxiety, as well as improving the mental well-being of the population.

Who doesn't want a positive body image? Feeling strong, attractive, and capable contributes significantly to a person's mental well-being.
In particular, physical activities and outdoor-sports practiced in interaction with other people offer a high chance of promoting these two positive and essential factors: physical and mental health. 

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