Reclaiming the Lost Art of Walking

walking from purposeless article

image: BBC News

May is National Walking month in the UK. In honor of that, here’s a terrific article on “Reclaiming The Lost Art of Walking” by 

Online it’s titled; “The slow death of purposeless walking”

furthers my experience of purpose-ful walks with clients:

Walking makes you more creative, able to solve problems, and of course it’s good for you, too. The story covers the link between the pace of walking (which I’ve always called “the speed of human”) explaining:

“…the pace of walking and the pace of thinking that goes together. Walking requires a certain amount of attention but it leaves great parts of the time open to thinking.”


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Charles Dickens was a walker. He could easily rack up 20 miles, often at night. You can almost smell London’s atmosphere in his prose. Virginia Woolf walked for inspiration. She walked out from her home at Rodmell in the South Downs. She wandered through London’s parks.