Busy Philipps Says Exercise Helps Her Anxiety and Stops Her From Binge Eating: 'I Feel Better'
This originally appeared on People.com.
‘ is a source of serious fitspiration — for her followers, and .
The actress posts almost every day, and says that she does them to hold herself accountable.
“Someone asked me if people like my sweaty Instagram stories and my feeling is that, honestly, I don’t really care all that much. I post those for myself, as a f— yes for showing up,” Philipps, 37, posted on Instagram.
She says that exercise is vital to her mental health.
“I have anxiety and I have a tendency towards depression but I have found if I sweat like this, EVERY SINGLE DAY, I feel better, I’m calmer, I’m a better mom and those fogs of anxiety or sadness seem a little lighter,” Philipps says. “I’ve been picking my skin less, engaging in less binge eating and I’ve just felt better about myself.”
Philipps is and SoulCycle, but she isn’t taking the classes to lose weight.
“My goal is not some perfect bod (I like chips and salsa and margs too much for that),” she says. “My goal is to feel the best I can in my body and my brain for the rest of my life.”
And when Philipps says she hits the gym every day, she’s seriously telling the truth — she even went to a trampoline class two days after .
“Jumping off my 2 day hangover!!!” she posted. “All the tequila is draining from my body.”