10 Mighty Reasons to Exercise During Your Daily Job Search

Do you exercise regularly? Your job search might be the best time to begin this great habit.

10 Mighty Reasons to Exercise During Your Daily Job Search

Regular exercise will…

1. Give you a serotonin rise, keeping feelings of job search depression away

2. Improve your breathing, allowing you to improve your attention span and more easily focus on your job search tasks

3. Pull you away from the above tasks at the right time, so that you don't get bogged down

4. Increase your metabolism, making you feel more energetic

5. Help you sleep better

6. Serve as a mechanism for release job search tension and frustration (why did my CV not get any replies…?)

7. Lift your spirits with inspirational highs as you achieve exercise goals too

8. Raise your self-confidence, which will shine through in firmer handshakes and positive body language

9. Make your brain function better including your memory

10. Lead to new job opportunities from new contacts in your gym.

That said, if you'd like to save membership costs or live far from a gym, there are many exercises that you can do at home.

READ NEXT: 10 More Reasons You Should Exercise Regularly, which includes a video of The World's Fastest Workout (takes only 4 minutes!)

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    9. […] 3) Stay positive. No one’s going to give you a job interview out of pity, and no one’s going to hire you out of pity. You need to stay upbeat; your next job literally depends on it. Do whatever it takes. Build on the successes of little things like finding a new job lead, making a new contact, etc., and by letting little achievements from outside of the job search throw some good feeling into your job search. Another way to get the positive juices flowing is exercising regularly. […]

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      […] There are a ton of advantages to working out, especially when you’re in the middle of job hunting. If you’re without a job or you hate the one you’re at, it’s likely that your stress levels are high, you’re having trouble sleeping, and you aren’t eating as well as you should. Fortunately, working out helps improve all three of those things and more. […]

    11. […] Stay healthy by exercising and eating a balanced diet. This is always important, more so when you're in a difficult transition period between jobs. There are over 10 good reasons to do this. […]

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