We take a walk daily because it never fails to refresh our thinking, change our view of things, calm us. Especially, in these most stressful times. It is perhaps our most powerful medicine. Walking, we find our mind shifting, ideas sparking, problems beginning to yield in ways we never expect. Rilke nailed it in A Walk:

My eyes already touch the sunny hill.
going far ahead of the road I have begun.
So we are grasped by what we cannot grasp;
it has inner light, even from a distance-

and changes us, even if we do not reach it,
into something else, which, hardly sensing it,
we already are; a gesture waves us on
answering our own wave…
but what we feel is the wind in our faces.

—Translated by Robert Bly

We forest walk, “bathing” in it all, air, trees, scents of green…

Sally Schneider

…finding trees calm our mind…

Sally Schneider

wind walk, to feel the wind blowing against skin and hair, the fresh, moving air re-energizing and relaxing…

Swaying Eucalyptus Tree from a gif by Barbara Pozzi via Giphy

…walk the city to see the miraculous creativity of other humans which we find incredibly heartening…

…and surprising ephemeral creations made by nature and time…

Sally Schneider

we are grasped by what we cannot grasp

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