There are so many benefits to physical activity. Whether you are running, walking, or just moving around your house, physical activity decreases tension and stress while giving you a natural energy boost. It can also reduce your risk of becoming depressed during this time. When you stay in bed or start to become inactive, you may feel sluggish and your mental health may begin to be affected. Move around even it is just to walk to the mailbox. A part of self-care is to keep moving so that you can keep your energy level up and hopefully your mood elevated.