The mind and the body really are one and the same. They are part of the same interconnected system, and the state of one always affects the other at a fundamental level. The brain is an organ, just like the heart or the lungs, and all are intertwined via the same neurological, respiratory and circulatory systems.
Because of this, it is impossible to fully address the health of the mind without also taking into account the factors affecting the health of the rest of the body (and vice versa). People seeking advice from therapists for issues such as anxiety and depression can benefit tremendously if they also have the support of a good personal trainer. Tackling complex mental and emotional issues can be much more manageable with good diet and nutrition as a foundation.
Here are some reasons why therapists and personal trainers should create partnerships to treat clients in a holistic fashion, providing them with the happiest, healthiest life possible:
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