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Can You Exercise Your Way to Mental Health? Online Event with Nita Sweeney

June 23, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm EDT

Nita Sweeney at the Columbus Marathon

Can You Exercise Your Way to Mental Health?

Tuesday, June 23rd from 6:30pm – 7:30pm
Virtual Event

Nita Sweeney, award-winning author of the running and mental health memoir, Depression Hates a Moving Target: How Running with My Dog Brought Me Back from the Brink, and coauthor of the writing journal, You Should Be Writing, presents about exercise and mental health.

At 49, a chronically depressed and grief-stricken Sweeney saw a social media post from a high school friend about running. Intrigued, she leashed up her yellow Labrador retriever, laced up her running shoes, picked up a digital kitchen timer, and set out to run for sixty seconds. “Depression Hates a Moving Target” chronicles her couch-to-marathon story and her experience using exercise to manage anxiety, depression, and mania. She will also answer questions about running, mental health, her writing journey, and the new writing journal.

Register on the Library Website to Get the Zoom Link.




June 23, 2020
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm EDT
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Delaware County District Library
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