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Running For Mental Health by Julie 🌈

Running For Mental Health by Julie 🌈

I run for Fitmums in Heddon. Mental health as been a big issue for me as I’ve struggled for years. It’s an illness as we all know and in my opinion it never leaves you. You have to learn how to cope with it on a daily basis and keep it at bay. It’s...

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Mental Health Miles – Running in Lockdown by Will

Mental Health Miles – Running in Lockdown by Will

This is an unprecedented and incredibly difficult time, but one of the things getting me through lockdown is my daily exercise. We’re so lucky that we have that opportunity still. If the last five weeks of lockdown have taught me anything it’s that exercise (and running in particular) is incredibly...

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How Running Helps me Manage Anxiety & Depression by Ellena

How Running Helps me Manage Anxiety & Depression by Ellena

I’ve been running for years, mostly for my physical health and the social side gained from running as part of clubs and entering events. However in the last year my main reason to run has been for my mental health.  I started struggling with anxiety in 2019 and despite therapy...

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Running Has Been Therapy

Running Has Been Therapy

My brother (Simon) suffered from Bipolar and sadly lost his battle against his demons in 2011.   Running has been therapy since that day and helped through the sad days. It has also helped me raise funds and awareness for mental health charities - including miles for mind in 2018. ...

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