These are just a few of the resources I’ve read over the years that I reference in this book. My strongest resource, though, was hearing other people’s stories and sharing mine with those who would listen.
Ross, E. (1969).
On Death and Dying.
Brown, B. (2015).
Daring Greatly: How the Courage to be Vulnerable Transforms the Way We Live, Love, Parent, and Lead.
Kessler, D. (2020).
Finding Meaning. The Sixth Stage of Grief.
Sinek, S. (2011).
Start with Why.
Clear, J. (2018).
Atomic Habits. An Easy and Proven Way to Build Good Habits and Break Bad Ones.
Pink, D. (2022)
The Power of Regret: How Looking Backwards Moves Us Forward
Devine M. and Nepo M. (2017).
It’s ok that you’re not ok: Meeting Grief and Loss in a Culture that Doesn’t Understand
Cain, S. (2022)
Bittersweet. How Sorrow and Longing Make Us Whole.
This is in no way a comprehensive list of running resources, just a few of the game-changing tools that have helped me cross the finish line those first few times.
Books and Training Journals:
Brown, B. (2012). Daring greatly.
Dais, D. (2006).
The non runner’s marathon guide for women. Get off your butt and on with your training.
Duckworth, A. (2016).
Grit. The power of passion and perseverance
Flanagan, S. & Kopecky, E. (2018).
Run Fast. Cook Fast. Eat Slow. Quick-fix recipes for hangry athletes.
Fleshman, L. & McGettigan, R. (2016).
Compete training journal.
Goucher, K. (2018).
Graham, J. (2012).
Honey, do you need a ride? Confessions of a fat runner.
Heminsley, A. (2013).
Running like a girl.
McDowell, D. & Shea, S. (2009).
Run like a mother. How to get moving – and not lose your family, job, or sanity.
Valerio, M. (2017).
A beautiful work in progress.
Van Der Kolk, V. (2015).
The body keeps the score: Brain, mind and body in the healing of trauma.
Another Mother Runner
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