Walking News

  • Discover how to meditate as you walk

    Walking Meditation Techniques

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    Health Benefits of Walking There are many health benefits of walking. We hear about them all the time on talk shows and read about them on-line. Lower blood pressure, reduced risk of heart disease and diabetes, strengthening of bones and burning calories are among the many health benefits of walking. Dedicated Walker I start every day with a walk.  Rain,

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  • Stand Don’t Sit, But For A Whole Month?

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    It is one thing to stand while you are cooking but what if you were given the challenge to spend a whole month standing only being allowed to sit when you are using the bathroom, sleeping or driving?  Could you do it?  Dan Kois, a writer at New York Magazine did.  Mr. Kois kept a detailed and very entertaining diary

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  • Human Sized Hamster Wheel Fact or Fiction

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    The rat race has reached new levels with the Human Sized Hamster Wheel.    It is literally a hamster wheel minus the hamster, instead you are inside. We all know the dangers of sitting all day and yet many of us either by choice or because of the dictates of our work sit….all….day and then you know what?  We leave

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  • The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry by Rachel Joyce

    Book Review – The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry – Rachel Joyce

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    A friend of mine recently recommended I read The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry by Rachel Joyce.  She recommended it because as a literature major she found it to be worthy of the title “good literature”.  That almost deterred me from reading it. I am glad I stuck with it, not because it is good literature, but because it is

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  • Paralyzed Bride Walks Aisle

    Paralyzed Bride Walks Aisle At Wedding

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    In 2006, Stevie Beale was in a car accident which killed her best friend and paralyzed her from the waist down.  In one fateful moment, she went from an athletic teenager who taught gymnastics to a paraplegic with a spinal cord severed. After the accident, Stevie began picking up the pieces of her life and making the best of a bad situation.  She met

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  • Walking A Rocky Path

    Walking A Rocky Path

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    Sometimes the rockiest paths lead to the most beautiful places.  When you walk along the coast of Nova Scotia you have to cover a lot of rocky ground to get to a beautiful view of the sea.  Winding your way through fields of rocks and boulders gives you many chances to trip and fall.  But if you keep moving forward,

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  • Storms of Life - John Muir Quote

    Paradise Restored After Our Tornado

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        Didn’t know how much I would miss our trees until they were gone.  Like a painting, the sun used to kiss the branches in our backyard during the golden hour before sunset. Leaves would sway in paradise but our trees always withstood storms. Recently a tornado ripped through our property in metro Atlanta.   We used to tell friends there

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  • “Show Me The Money” Helps Weight Loss

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    One of my favorite movie scenes is Jerry McGuire’s “Show me the Money” The bottomline with Cuba Gooding Jr’s character, Rod Tidwell,  is to show him the money.  This famous line won Gooding an Oscar. Appears that money talks when it comes to retaining a football client and money talks when it comes to losing weight. A recent study by the Mayo

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  • Man Walks 10 Miles in Snow For Job Interview

    Good Samaritan Meets Young Man Walking 10 Miles for a Job Interview

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    Do You Ever Complain About Your Commute? One freezing snow packed day last week, Art Bouvier AKA Papa of Papa Roux’s was clearing the parking lot of his Indianapolis Cajun restaurant.  As fate would have it, a young Indianapolis teen walking by asked him how far it was to 10th and Sherman. According to Papa, “I told him it was quite

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  • Robin Roberts Returns To GMA

    Robin Roberts Walks in Recovery

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    I woke up a little later than usual this morning.  The sun was shining but it was bitter cold and it was so comfy and warm in my bed with my dog snuggled up next to me that it was hard to get up.  Usually it is Jaycee that gets me up and moving but we were both feeling lazy

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