There are times when I have feelings I would rather not have, like anger and sadness and frustration. They are temporary, but unpleasant while they last. I like to help them go away faster, so I am grateful for exercise.
Dumbbells have no feeling that can be hurt if we are angry in their direction. A heart that is pumping like crazy as we run or pedal or dance has less energy to spend on hurting. Victory over a weight can make victory over other less tangible things seem more likely.
Let’s take our issues to the gym and work them out along with our bodies.