Running Is My Therapy: Relieve Stress & Anxiety, Fight...

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Author Douglas, Scott
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From aNew York Times&bestselling author and lifelong runner, a ground
eaking guide to fighting depression and anxiety one run at a time Whether you&re a runner struggling with depression or anxiety or someone who is depressed and anxious looking for a scientifically supported way to improve your mental health,Running Is My Therapyis here to help. Longtime running writer Scott Douglas marshals cutting-edge science, anecdote, and expert advice to show how running can reduce depression and anxiety and boost the mind. You&ll learn how running affects the
ain and about options for combining running with different kinds of mental health treatments, from cognitive behavioral therapy to antidepressants and more, as well as how running can lead to a more fulfilling life by encouraging social connections, healthier habits, a sense of purpose, or even decreasing use of controlled substances.From proper pace and distances to choosing optimal surroundings and personal routines, Douglas provides proven methods that have helped him and others battle depression and anxiety, improve mental health, and live happier-both while running and while enjoying the rest of life.