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20 Apr, 2023

Mind, Mood Movement and Meditation through Running with Nita Sweeney

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Nita Sweeney is the award-winning wellness 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 co-creator of the writing journal, You Should Be Writing: A Journal of Inspiration & Instruction to Keep Your Pen Moving.

A certified meditation leader, mental health advocate, ultramarathoner, and former assistant to writing practice originator Natalie Goldberg, Nita founded the groups Mind, Mood, and Movement to support well-being through meditation, exercise, and writing practice, and The Writer’s Mind, to share using writing practice to produce publishable work.

Nita lives in central Ohio with her husband, Ed, and their yellow Labrador retriever, Scarlet.

I ask Nita why as a couch potato at age 49 did she start running?

Nita shares with the listeners her number one mental health tip.

We chat about the impact running has had on Nita’s mental health.

Nita gives her advice for any audience members who might hate running. (or writing or dogs or meditation)

I ask Nita what is the number one benefit of meditation she has found?

How did you Nita start to meditate and whether all those years of meditation have been worth it?

What kind of running training plan do you advise?

Finally I ask Nita does she meditate while running and if so how?

Nita has kindly shared “Three Ways to Heal Your Mind.” To download go to Free Wellness eBook Award-winning author – Nita Sweeney

To learn more about Nita and her work go to Nita Sweeney – Award-winning author – Columbus, OH