I walk with a purpose, to get to work and home again. While I walk my mind often wanders. I pray, take photos, listen to sermons, lectures, books…sometimes I just walk while I’m walking. The following articles takes a look at “The slow death of purposeless walking.”
Your senses are sharpened. As a writer, I also use it as a form of problem solving. I’m far more likely to find a solution by going for a walk than sitting at my desk and ‘thinking’.