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How can walking help manage stress?

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Rhythmical exercise is a great form of stress relief for many reasons, not the least of which is that exercise helps clear the head of (left brain) thinking. Moreover, in our ever-changing world, exercise, in the form of walking, provides a routine that offers a sense of emotional stability. The mind/body benefits of exercise broaden the base of this stability when both hemispheres of the brain are utilized. And when we walk, we improve our physical, emotional, mental and spiritual well-being, connecting to nature and ourselves.

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