When you walk somewhere you have a destination in mind. Your entire walk is spent anticipating your arrival or looking back at the place you just left. So little time is spent just being present and enjoying the experience of walking or driving.
How many times have you driven somewhere and spent minutes driving with absolutely no idea of what you just drove past? How many times have you walked somewhere and had the same experience?
With walking meditation, every step is your destination. Every time your heel touches the ground is an experience all on its own.
Why not use this exercise the next time you need to clear your mind or to take a break? It’s simple and easy and a great way to start your week, or even better, to start your vacation so that you can actually enjoy your time away from the stress and anxiety of your work?
If you’re in New York City join me as I step into each week with a series of walking meditations every Monday morning. I created this program with the Rubin Museum to celebrate Meditation Month and the launch of Walk With Me – a film that explores celebrated monk Thicht Nhat Hahn’s spirituality. Click here to find out more.
Learn more here: https://simple-truth.com/thicht-nhat-hahn-walking-meditation/
The walk is free and attendees will receive discounted admission to the Rubin Museum’s screening of Walk With Me.
If you’re not available for the walks you can learn more about creating your own Walking Meditation by clicking here.