In this episode, Scott Douglas, runner, author, and senior content editor for the Runner’s World website shares lessons learned from running and writing.
“I can tell you, unequivocally, if I did not have my yoga and my meditation practice, I would not have made it.” * In this episode, Krista Lester, creator of Bunny Buddhism, writer, music teacher, suicide survivor, yogi, and meditator, tells the story of how bunnies came into her life from her childhood fascination with them to owning her first bunny as an adult. Krista reflects discovering the healing powers of meditation during a long battle with depression and anxiety. She explains how the tenderness of bunnies and the wisdom from Buddhist philosophies intersected in her seated meditation practice to create the concept of Bunny Buddhism. Krista recounts the experience of tweeting one quote a day and its evolution into her book, “Bunny Buddhism.” She explores how yoga and meditation continue to provide solace in the grieving process from her husband’s suicide.
In this episode, we discuss ultrarunner and member of the U.S. Navy, Hannah Robert’s love of running ultras, upcoming races, and how she fits training in while on navy deployment. Hannah shares insight on her self-care practices from her journey with depression to the role of nutrition in her life.