it's funny...i'm probably happier now when I am not working out than when I was working out only a couple months ago. i stopped working out because of an injury...but just goes to show the physical and mental can and do work independently of each other. i used to think happiness was related to how 'jacked' i was....but now I find that happiness comes from the inside - the 'little' things in life that count for so much. i am a simple guy, and something as insignificant as a good song can make my day.
it really is a shame our society is so focused on the 'image' we portray, and not the inner person. we could solve so many problems by focusing on mental health just as much as we focus on physical health.