Sometimes walking for pleasure or for your health and fitness can come second to higher intensity exercise. But what if you re-frame walking so that it is also a conscious intention practice - one where you can practice mindfulness and 'meditate' while you do it?
Being acutely and amazingly aware of what is around you
It is a very different experience to walk just noticing those things around you in a way you may never have noticed before. You can smell
This video blog explains some of the benefits of mindful walking including:
- Connecting with the environment
- Breaking the mental fog
- Slowing you down
- Allowing you to learn about your body
- Being present
This is a practice that requires no equipment, is totally free and it is just and wherever you are - eyes wide open!