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Depression Hates a Moving Target – Columbus Bar Association CLE Program
October 8, 2020 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm EDT
WEBINAR 3.0 CLE Hours • Event #200319 OT • CLE Easy Pass Eligible
M: $135/$150 • NM: $185/$200 • Paralegal/Non-Attorney: $105/$120
Program Overview: Join us for a conversation with lawyer and author Nita Sweeney as she shares her personal struggle with depression, as described in her new book, Depression Hates a Moving Target: How Running with My Dog Brought Me Back from the Brink. She will also discuss the prevalence of depression in the legal industry, identifying and managing mental health issues, and how she eventually overcame the stigma of depression and found joy.
Nita Sweeney is the award-winning 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 coauthor of the writing journal, You Should Be Writing. Nita coaches creatives in writing and meditation, blogs at Bum Glue, and publishes the monthly email newsletter, Write Now Columbus. She lives in central Ohio with her husband, Ed, and their yellow Labrador retriever, Scarlet.
How Running With My Dog Brought Me Back From the Brink (Running Depression and Anxiety Therapy, Bipolar)
It’s never too late to chase your dreams. Before she discovered running, Nita Sweeney was 49-years-old, chronically depressed, occasionally manic, and unable to jog for more than 60 seconds at a time. Using exercise, Nita discovered an inner strength she didn’t know she possessed, and with the help of her canine companion, she found herself on the way to completing her first marathon. In her memoir, Sweeney shares how she overcame emotional and physical challenges to finish the race and come back from the brink.