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Guest Writer, Mental Health, Running

Story of One Postpartum Depressed Running Mama

Postpartum depression is real and so many mamas struggle with it. In this latest guest post, Melissa candidly shares her story of working through that depression and how therapy, medication, and running helped her out. Melissa is mental health road warrior I’ve had the privilege of meeting several times and I’m completely honored she trusted us with her story. Thank you for helping defeat the stigma, Melissa! I initially struggled with anxiety and depression in college and I  ...

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Guest Writer, Mental Health, Running

My Experience with ADHD and How Running Keeps Me Going

Everyone, meet Heidi! She was one of a few people that answered our call for stories the other month! I’m so honored she decided to be vulnerable and share her story with the Still I Run community. It takes great courage to open up, but I truly believe that sharing our individual journey is one of the most important things we can do. My childhood It’s hard to pinpoint why, exactly, I started running. My father was emotionally abusive and I was able to escape when I graduated  ...

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Sharing my story of depression and how running helps

A few weeks ago I thought I’d reach out to the Still I Run community to see if anyone wanted to share their story of mental health and running. Jason was someone that answered the call. When reading over his story for the first time, I couldn’t believe how much I related to his story. Yes, our stories are very different, but at the same time, so much the same. I have a feeling that no matter what your experience with mental health is, you’ll relate to Jason’s story  ...

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Guest Writer, Mental Health, Running

Learning to manage my anxiety and panic attacks with running

Michael was one of the very first people to like us on Facebook and he’s been such a great cheerleader for the cause ever since! He’s always passing along awesome videos and articles about mental health my way AND he even tattoo’d the Run Arrows design on his leg. I’m so in awe at Michael’s tenacity and will to run no matter what. I hope you enjoy his journey with running and mental health as much as I do! Thank you, Michael! I started running in August of 2012  ...

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