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Soft Bipolar Cyclothymia: Walking as meditation

Walking as Meditation: Quiet Your Mind as You Improve Your Health

Posted: 08/23/2012 12:06 pm

Movement as a vehicle for personal growth and awareness has been a long-standing practice in many traditions. Yoga, T’ai Chi, and Chi Gong are all meditative practices that use the body as a portal to experience a deeper sense of self by observing, feeling and guiding specific movements. You can transform walking into a meditative practice and learn to manage stress, relieve anxiety and deepen your sense of self.
Walking’s innumerable health benefits have been well-researched and documented. From a reduction in heart disease, cancer and diabetes to increased mental cognition to an overall sense of well being, walking 4-5 times a week for 30-60 minutes improves the quality of your life. When you add conscious awareness and focus you have a recipe for an even more profound transformation.

the rest of this article at Huffington post

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/danny-and-katherine-dreyer/walking-meditation_b_1790035.html?utm_hp_ref=gps-for-the-soul&ir=GPS%20for%20the%20Soul

 

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