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How Running Reins In My Anxiety

Running used to cause me anxiety. Now it’s one of my best tools for keeping anxiety in check.

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How Running Used To Increase My Anxiety

Before I ever started running, I had already heard plenty about how exercise could improve my mental health.

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Benya Clark

Benya Clark

I’m a lawyer and teacher from North Carolina. I write about sobriety, mental health, running, and more. Buy me a “coffee” at ko-fi.com/benyaclark.

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