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Walking in the Rain

Discover Mindfulness on the Go
Narrated by: Yolanda Kettle
Length: 3 hrs and 4 mins
3.5 out of 5 stars (5 ratings)
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Summary

Getting lost and feeling found...

Walking is medicine for the mind. It helps us slow down and think things through. It also helps us perk up and generate new ideas. There are few activities as readily available and revitalising as a brisk walk, or as soothing and stimulating as a long walk. Wonderful things can happen when we set out on two feet.

Within this audiobook, you will find stories from artists, designers, writers, psychologists and speakers who are inspired by the effect of pacing outdoors. You will hear of walks in the city, hikes through woods at dawn and epic adventures involving long journeys on foot. No matter the scale of the tale, the writer offers lessons they learned of a simple, human nature that we can all understand.

In each chapter you will discover suggestions and ideas about how to create simple daily habits from the writer's thinking. In a world where so much of the noise around us suggests we are not good enough as we are, and that we must seek to change, these accounts try to do something different. They aim instead to invite a stroll into the complex pathways of the mind to discover the beauty of our own quirky individuality.

'Department Store for the Mind' is the exciting new creative venture by Sophie Howarth, co-founder of the School of Life. It is a place to explore the world inside your head: a vast and unique terrain of thoughts, ideas, emotions and memories. 

Each book offers stories and ideas about creating daily habits that are kind to the mind, whether through our connection with nature, our creativity or everyday tasks, or simply knowing and feeling more accepting of ourselves. The books stretch the mind and soul, so that we may colour outside of the lines, experience the moments of wonder that are right there in front of us and occasionally venture out of our safe harbours.

©2017 Department Store for the Mind (P)2017 Octopus Publishing Group

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"I only went out for a walk and finally concluded to stay out till sundown, for going out, I found, was really going in." (John Muir, John of the Mountains) 

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After recently being diagnosed with anxiety disorder I have discovering a love of walking. I thought this audiobook would be perfect to listen to while on one of my walks. It was ok, but I’m still not quite sure what the overall point to this is.

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