“Running as Therapy”


Jen A. Miller writes in the New York Times “Exercise after heartbreak is not a new idea . . . Exercise makes us feel good. Studies show it releases endorphins, increases energy levels, improves mood. For me, the benefits went beyond brain chemistry. Running loosened my depression while giving my life structure. The hard work hurled me forward. Depression could follow me around like a sad little rain cloud, but it couldn’t rain on me if I kept moving.”

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