Runner Reads: Alexi Pappas dives into mental health and more in “Bravey: Chasing Dreams, Befriending Pain, and Other Big Ideas.”

Before Alexi Pappas’ book, “Bravey: Chasing Dreams, Befriending Pain, and Other Big Ideas,” was released, I watched a New York Times opinion video featuring Pappas. In the video, she asks, “What if we looked at mental health the same way we do physical health?” Since I have struggled with a mental health issue, I think … More Runner Reads: Alexi Pappas dives into mental health and more in “Bravey: Chasing Dreams, Befriending Pain, and Other Big Ideas.”

Runner Reads: Katie Arnold’s “Running Home: A Memoir” a look into grief and mental health

The more I read, scroll through Instagram and watch TikTok videos, the more I see I’m not alone when it comes to mental illness. I’ve been doing well for a while, but there’s something validating about realizing just how common it is. I recently listened to Katie Arnold’s book, “Running Home: A Memoir,” in which … More Runner Reads: Katie Arnold’s “Running Home: A Memoir” a look into grief and mental health

Runner Reads: “Let Your Mind Run” by Deena Kastor and Michelle Hamilton

When I was trying for fast mile times earlier this summer, I thought of what I’d read in Deena Kastor’s book, “Let Your Mind Run: A Memoir of Thinking My Way to Victory,” written with Michelle Hamilton. I tried to think positively on my way to a fast (for me) time. Kastor, who set American … More Runner Reads: “Let Your Mind Run” by Deena Kastor and Michelle Hamilton