Walking is not only good for our bodies, it's great for our mood. It’s the perfect way to relax and connect with nature. Take time for yourself to absorb the sights, smells and sounds you encounter.

The causes of poor mental health are complex enough, but when you add the conditions of dealing with the daily realities of a global pandemic, stress is not something we can just walk away from.

However we can say with certainty that everyday walking can help us fight back.

Walking helps improve mental and physical wellbeing, tackle depression and anxiety, and connect us with our world and those around us.

So a society that walks more stands to be one that is healthier and happier as a result.

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Podcasts

Listen to our podcast on the benefits walking can bring.

Podcast: Walking and workplace stress

Podcast: walking and mental health

Exercise

Try out this great mindfulness walking exercise from Headspace and the Huffington Post to really zone out and de-stress.

Read on Huffington Post

Can we walk our way to happiness?

You'll be amazed at the true power of walking when it comes to our mental health.