Annabel Streets, award-winning author, discusses her new book, 52 Ways to Walk: The Surprising Science of Walking for Wellness and Joy, One Week at a Time, and the physiological, psychological, and spiritual benefits of walking.
Annabel Streets is an award-winning author of both narrative and practical nonfiction. She occasionally writes under the name Annabel Abbs, a pen name she is using for her forthcoming nonfiction book, Windswept: Women Who Walked.
Under the name Annabel Streets, which she uses for her practical nonfiction, she is co-author of The Age Well Project. She is also the author of the novels The Joyce Girl and Miss Eliza’s English Kitchen.
Her new book, 52 Ways to Walk: The Surprising Science of Walking for Wellness and Joy, One Week at a Time, is reviewed in the March/April 2022 issue of Spirituality & Health.
Rabbi Rami and Streets explore:
- “The romance of walking”
- The physiological, psychological, and spiritual benefits of walking
- How humans have lost their love of walking
- Starting a walking practice and how your furry companion can help
- Why people don’t want to walk
“I always think a walk is best if you leave everything behind—certainly leave your phone behind—and there’s something so liberating about having so little with you … walking is completely liberating, you don’t need anything, you don’t need to know where you’re going, you can go wherever you like.”
—Annabel Streets, from the Spirituality & Health Podcast
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Read Rabbi Rami’s thoughts on the episode: “A Contemplative Walking Practice.”
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