05/23/21 Are any of us actually really okay? I hope so, I wish the best for you. I can only speak for myself and it's a yes and no, and even at the same time both. I'm so blessed and even have it all somewhat together right now. But persistent heavy thoughts on my mind, … Continue reading Heavy Heart, Light Steps (a few thoughts from today’s trail run)
Month: May 2021
Chat About Runner’s Body Image and Positivity
As runners, we need to make sure that we're protecting our body image and promoting body positivity. Acknowledge that all of our bodies are different, setting aside judgments, opinions, and expectations of what our body should look like as runners. Know that all of our bodies are incredible and capable of so much. They can … Continue reading Chat About Runner’s Body Image and Positivity
Idea for spreading mental health awareness during a race
Runners, here's an idea for spreading mental health awareness during a race: Create and wear a small sign on your pack or clothing that will stir up thought and conversation about mental health. Use a popular hashtag and your social media handle. You could also incorporate a statistic. If you are raising funds, include that. … Continue reading Idea for spreading mental health awareness during a race
Extra Self-Care and Healthy Habits, Something We All Need.
Short talk about self-care, something that seems easy, but it's actually kind of difficult to do. I feel this topic is covered so much, but yet, we all still struggle with it. I can't think of a single person, myself included, who could be practicing self-care more frequently or in a way that's more beneficial. … Continue reading Extra Self-Care and Healthy Habits, Something We All Need.