This Is The Author | Jaime Lowe

“As a magazine writer, I’m always looking for other people’s stories and trying to talk to people about what their lives are like. I always knew that that came from a place from having some pretty crazy experiences as somebody who’s bipolar and that I had all these stories that seemed outlandish and bananas, and that maybe I had to start with my own story. It all definitely started when lithium, the medication that I was taking for bipolar disorder, stopped working for me. All of a sudden, bipolar disorder and lithium became so much more prominent and important in my life. And it became much more clear to me that it was a bigger part of my identity than I ever imagined.”

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Five Mind-Racing Thrillers to Help Beat the Heat While You Exercise

We wait, and wait, and wait, for nice weather to arrive so we can get out there and get some good runs in, and then spring comes and goes in the blink of an eye, and suddenly it’s HOT. So how do you keep up your motivation? Audiobooks! With a fast-paced listen, you’ll forget all about the heat, and the miles will fly by. Here are five thrillers that will get your mind racing so fast, your feet will struggle to keep up!

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David Grann Uncovers a Harrowing History

“The historian [Louis F.] Burns once wrote, ’To believe that the Osages survived intact from their ordeal is a delusion of the mind. What has been possible to salvage has been saved and is dearer to our hearts because it survived. What is gone is treasured because it was what we once were. We gather our past and present into the depths of our being and face tomorrow. We are still Osage. We live and we reach old age for our forefathers.’” Read more

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How to Stay Motivated During the Dark Days of Winter

The winter is always a tough time to run. With the short days and the cold weather, it’s hard to convince yourself to put on those layers and head out the door. Once you do, though, it’s well worth it. I find winter runs to be some of my best: there’s no humidity so it’s much easier to breathe, the streets are less crowded, and once you warm up you can go as long as you want without getting all sticky and sweaty.

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