Tag: nature

3 Ways to Walk Off Anxiety: Walking Meditations, Brisk Walks, and Walking in Nature

3 Ways to Walk Off Anxiety: Walking Meditations, Brisk Walks, and Walking in Nature

No matter how good it’s supposed to be for relieving anxiety, if it’s something I’ve never done before, overcoming my resistance to the unfamiliar can be anxiety-inducing in and of itself. That’s the beauty of walking for anxiety. I’m already a good 75 percent of […]

Overheard Hiking Runyon Canyon

Overheard Hiking Runyon Canyon

Do you ever wonder if the snippets of conversation you overhear from strangers in passing aren’t just random encounters, but things the universe wants you to hear? I do. It’s usually just a word here or a phrase there over the course of the day, but when you’re […]

Boyce Thompson Arboretum: Nature Walk

Boyce Thompson Arboretum: Nature Walk

On Christmas Eve, my family and I went for a 1.5-mile hike in the Boyce Thompson Arboretum, a 392-acre botanical garden in Superior, Arizona. There weren’t many people on the trail, so most of the time it felt like we had the place to ourselves […]