Walking to Reduce Stress and Anxiety

This type of walking reduces stress and anxiety.

Adding a little mindfulness to a normal, regular walk helps to fight stress and anxiety, new research finds. People report less stress when they are moving around and even less when they move around mindfully, the psychologists found. Mindful walking means being present in the moment while walking and could involve: Being more aware of the surroundings — noticing and appreciating things. Allowing thoughts about the past and future to fly away. Concentrating on the breath going in and out.

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About Giorgio Bertini

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