Day 19 Walk and Be Well

“It turns out that exercise has a powerful impact on the brain's feeling centers. Exercise, including walking, causes the brain to release powerful neurotransmitters known as endorphins. These have been described as the brain's naturally occurring antidepressants. Endorphins brighten our mood and outlook, and improve our energy and sense of well-being.

The Rev. Dr. William Watson III

Walking has the potential to make us happier — and not just because we like being outside or enjoy the company of our walking buddy. Today, the Rev. Dr. William Watson III talks about the neurological effects of walking. Plus, the Rev. Renée Miller offers some thoughts about the importance of establishing a practice in order to fully realize the physical and spiritual benefits of any activity.

So lace up your shoes and start walking!

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