Three reasons why walking is beneficial to health and wellbeing

2) Walking boosts creativity

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Regular walking can provide the time and space required to process and sort thoughts and emotions and will naturally wind you down, which can be particularly useful if you work in a high-stress job. Walking can also provide your mind with valuable time for contemplation and creative thought. According to his biographer, Apple founder Steve Jobs took regular long walks, not just for exercise, but also to provide space for mental problem-solving and he is said to have regularly conducted business meetings while on the move. A 2014 US study found that creative thought increases by as much as 60% during walking, possibly as a result of increased blood flow and improved circulation.

Step 3 - Physical health

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