Brain Research



Walking Just Makes You Smarter. It’s Proven Science. Take a look at the brain research and judge for yourself.


These great thinkers were avid walkers:

• Aristotle  •  Socrates  •  William Wordsworth  • Charles Dickens  • Henry David Thoreau  • John Muir  • Patrick Leigh Fermor • Soren Kierkegaard
• Ludwig Van Beethoven • Charles Darwin  • Albert Einstein  • Steve Jobs


These articles provide some clues . . . 

Walking & the Fear Response

My experience taking CEO’S and business leaders on guided consulting walks is that recommendations on how to acheive results happens more quickly than in an office. It’s not just endorphins or being in nature- or the same advise I offer from my years of experience, … READ FULL POST

How Did Walking Keep People Sane During Pandemic

Thanks to long time friend and colleague, Barrie Marchant for sharing this beautiful article by Sibbie O’Sullivan from the Washington Post  about “walking, as so many people have discovered during the coronavirus pandemic, is freedom. Three new books remind us that it’s also so much more.” … READ FULL POST

Does Walking Help You Think?

best article yet on walking. Published on 9/3/14 in the New Yorker: Why Walking Helps Us Think looks at the many sides of how walking influences our lives – from memory to strokes of insight to psychological studies, it covers the gamut.


Walking to Improve ADHD at Work

improving work for those with ADD or ADHD. Challenges and answers in our therapeutic Walks With Bliss for physical and mental health. Learn about our scientific study on ADHD and walking.


Walking Increases Creativity: A Stanford Study

What do Aristotle, Nietzsche, Rimbaud, Kant, Rousseau, and Thoreau have in common? Yep – stimuli from walking! A recent study from Stanford University revealed that walking boosted creative inspiration by 60%. The act of walking itself, and not the environment, was the main factor. Anecdotally, our … READ FULL POST

Brain Research on Walking

Walking Just Makes You Smarter.It’s Proven Science. The LA Times reports on a study measuring how walking increases your cognitive ability, helps your brain ward off dementia, and supports your think through on executive control tasks — things like planning, scheduling, dealing with ambiguity, working memory and multitasking.