In this episode, psychotherapist Dr. Audrey Boxwell shares many insights about the healing properties of walking and movement.
Listen to the show while out on a walk or hike!
We have eight mantras from the show:
Mantra #1: Walking is about moving forward and allows you to get unstuck.
Mantra #2: Walking allows you to rewrite your story.
Mantra #3: Walking is an alternative to seated meditation.
Mantra #4: Walking allows the subconscious to surface.
Mantra #5: Walking moves us into Alpha/Theta brain waves states.
Mantra #6: Walking allows us to breathe deeper so that we can go into the parasympathetic mode of our autonomic nervous system.
Mantra #7: Walking unlocks memories.
Mantra #8: Walking allows us to set intentions and then integrate those intentions.
Dr. Audrey Boxwell Describes a “PsycheHike”:
More about Dr. Audrey Boxwell
Dr. Audrey has been researching the relationship between the mind, body and soul, and their role in healing, for the past 16 years. She currently practices pastoral counseling and psychotherapy outside of the traditional office setting by walking and hiking with patients and clients. Dr. Boxwell is the developer of PsycheHike®, an integrated physical, emotional and spiritual program that reduces stress and increases overall health.
Her latest release, From Sole to Soul: A Daily Prescription for Moving Forward in Your Life, offers readers 365 creative ways to push past stress, uncertainty, and fear through guided meditative movement.
Audrey’s new book, From Sole to Soul: https://www.amazon.com/Sole-Soul-Prescription-Moving-Forward/dp/1734161507