When watching the Olympics, many of us will feel a burst of inspiration, feeling motivated to get up and get moving.
But it’s not always so easy. Sometimes there are things on the mind that hinder our abilities. While not all of us are professional athletes, physical activity has many benefits, from improving our health and fitness levels, to easing stress and anxiety.
When you are going through a tough time, or living with a mental health condition, it can help to get outside and stretch your legs, though this can be difficult. If you are ready to talk, it can help to ask a friend, loved one or even a professional, to go for a walk with you. Here you are free to unwind, talk about whatever you like and get that vital time outside.
Counselling Directory member, Lynn Allars offers a ‘walk and talk’ counselling service, where clients can pick the time, the place and just take the session as an opportunity to talk. We ask Lynn her thoughts on walking, talking and how getting…