Spend time with people who support you. Surrounding yourself with people who build you up and support you is so good for your mental and emotional health.
As a part of my series about the women in wellness, I had the pleasure of interviewing Lauren Sheu, Founder of Running for Wellness.
Lauren is an RRCA Certified Running Coach, mental health advocate, speaker, blogger, wife, and working mom. Lauren is the Owner and Founder of Running for Wellness.
Lauren coaches new runners, blogs about running and mental health, and volunteers at NAMI Keystone PA as a Mental Health Speaker and Family Support Group Facilitator.
Thank you so much for joining us in this interview series! Our readers would love to “get to know you” better. Can you share your “backstory” with us?
Absolutely. Thanks for talking with me! My name is Lauren Sheu. I am the Owner and Founder of Running for Wellness, a mental health and run coaching blog & platform.
I decided to start Running for Wellness because of my passion for running and mental health advocacy.
I’ve experienced anxiety since a young age, and it has had a big impact on my life. I didn’t seek help until I was in my late 20’s. With a combination of therapy and running, I was able to overcome my anxiety, and it no longer controls my life.
I believe the struggles I have gone through were for a purpose — so that I could help others to overcome theirs. The mission of Running for Wellness is to help women improve their mental health and wellbeing through running.
I coach runners, blog about the positive role fitness plays in our mental health, and I’m a partner with NAMI Keystone PA where I speak at local schools and organizations to share my story and spread awareness to end the stigma associated with mental illness.
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