“Physical Therapy” – I Have Depression and I’m Running the Spartan Super

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I should quit. That’s the text I sent my friend. Monday afternoon, with the Spartan Super at Palmerton just days away, I was ready to quit. Sitting in Bryant Park on my lunch break, tears visibly rolling down my face, I wanted nothing more than to give up. Not just the Spartan race but my job, my apartment, my life …

How to Fight Back when Depression is Kicking Your Ass

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Don’t you just love the one-two punch of depression making you not want to do anything and anxiety making you obsess about the things you’re not doing?   Science shows that thirty minutes of exercise three times a week is an effective tool in managing depression and anxiety. (Source, Another Source, Another Source) But on days when you’re finding it almost impossible …