Divorced parents who have custody of children are very busy meeting the children’s needs while single parenting. There are so many tasks to complete that it seems to not be enough time in a day to accomplish all of the daily requirements. The custodial parent can become exhausted with the additional tasks while making sure that the needs of the children are fully met and their best interests remain at heart. Most health professionals advise that by adding exercise into your daily routine during stressful times may be the key to reducing stress. Beginning or increasing exercise may be beneficial to reduce the stress of single parenting and also increase energy levels to accomplish the many tasks of single parenting active children.
The single parent may desire to add physical exercise into their daily agenda but wonder when and how. There are already so many commitments and finding time for themselves seems almost impossible. Many understand the benefits of exercising but the big question is how to accomplish this. Obstacles preventing exercise may be that they have small children and do not have a sitter for them to attend the local gym, there is no additional time for a work out, etc. So the question remains, how to incorporate a fitness and health exercise program into single parenting life:
3 ways to increase exercise when divorced and having child custody:
Divorce, custody and single parenting can be stressful both financially and emotionally. An individual might not be able to afford to join the local gym, may not feel comfortable as newly single joining the gym alone or as stated, may feel that there is just not enough time in the day. Try incorporating these three tips into your day and see how much physical activity that you can obtain. Learn to be creative!
Divorce Tool Box realizes that divorce is stressful and finding time for oneself for anything seems impossible. Our online sessions discuss the need for self-care during and after divorce. Visit our website @ www.divorcetoolbox.com today. Now let’s get moving to better health, parenting and a better you.