Guest Writer, Inspiration

What can happen when you suppress your emotions

Nichole connected with Still I run a few weeks ago over Facebook and I’ve been impressed and inspired by her ever since. She is truly passionate about running and mental health and I think you’ll love her story as much as I do. Nichole, thank you for being so vulnerable and sharing your story! I run for mental health! My journey of recovery has brought me here and I’m writing in hopes to spread awareness about mental health. My name is Nichole, and I am a survivor of  ...

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Guest Writer

How Running Became My Therapy and Happy Place

Brandi reached out to me several months ago after hearing about Still I Run on a Runified podcast, a podcast ABOUT runners, curated BY a runner. In her note, Brandi shared with me her journey of mental health and running and while I was reading what she shared, I could just FEEL the passion in her words. When she closed out her note, asking how she could help Still I Run in some way, I knew JUST the thing. I asked her to share her story with you. I hope you’re as inspired by her words  ...

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Mental Health

What Is Psychiatric Name Calling and How Do We Stop It?

Crazy. Pyscho. Lunatic. Disturbed. Nuts. Looney. These are all words we hear and use for any number of reasons. Sometimes we wield them as barbs to hurt people. In other cases we use them to label events, people or situations we don’t understand.  Or we use those terms as a derogatory way to characterize people with a mental health condition. But, for the most part, a lot of these words are used pretty flippantly and without much regard. “There’s something wrong with her.  ...

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In the News

Making the Media Rounds with Still I Run

The last week or so has been a whirlwind of awesomeness for Still I Run. Lots of media interviews! I love it, but at the same time, it makes me feel really self-conscious. And the reason I say that is because I don’t want Still I Run to be just about me. I want it to be about us, a community that runs for their mental health. A group of people that wants to defeat the stigma and positively add to the mental health conversation. I do realize though, that in order to get other people to  ...

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