Entries tagged with “Walking”
1. Why is walking essential to our well-being? You live longer. Your memory sharpens. Your blood pressure falls. Your immune system gets stronger. But that’s only half of the trut…
Many new studies suggest that mindful walking is good, not only for mental health, but also to relieve stress. Moreover mindfulness, in general, is shown to improve chronic inflamm…
Walking is easily accessible for most people, doesn’t require any kind of special gear, and it’s less likely to cause injury for people that are just starting with an exercise program.
We cannot solve our problems wearing the same shoes we wore in creating them.
Walking can be a path to a better understanding and appreciation of each other.
Solitude has it’s place. There is value in silence and our ability to sit with our own soul and reflect. There is also a good deal of involuntary isolation that we experience in ou…
Labyrinths are soul-soothing and insight-making. What is the future of the labyrinth movement and how can you do a labyrinth walk from home?
Ways to allow for reflection while walking.
In “My Practice,” we share personal routines that create wellness and happiness from spiritual teachers, yogis, nutritionists, and more, in hopes to inspire your own healthy rituals.
The physical act of walking brings us more fully back into the present. Author Antonia Malchik shares, "Walking is what we turn to when we wish to show our devotion to our gods, and how we move when the precariousness of our precious human existence is laid bare."
"I realized at some point along my own journey that alcohol was not my problem; I was my problem, and I was unconsciously using alcohol to change my reality."
Forest bathing can bring healing to anyone who practices it.
Meditation can be frustrating, with physical discomfort and constant, intrusive thoughts. Walking a labyrinth can be a wonderful walking meditation.
Do you have a relationship with Planet Earth—your home? Taking time to focus on and appreciate the place you live creates a feeling of connection and health.
Able to be practiced anywhere, by anyone, and at any time, grounding is an effective way to cope with anxiety.
Walking is one of the best, and simplest, forms of exercise. However, if you slump and shuffle your way through your daily stroll, you may not be harvesting all benefits walking ca…