It’s hard to believe that my Mindful Hiking Days are all done for the year! A huge thank you to everyone who has taken part in a hike this year. It has been such a joy to meet and connect with such enthusiastic, adventurous, kind hearted and interesting women!
Reflecting on this year’s Mindful Hiking Days (twelve hikes went ahead with three cancelled due to bad weather), one aspect of the hikes that people seem to particularly enjoy is the period of silent walking. Having enjoyed a number of short mindfulness exercises before lunch we walk in silence for around 30-40 minutes after lunch. With so few opportunities for silence in our busy lives these days it is perhaps not surprising that this particular aspect of the hikes is so popular. [Read more…]