'Walking = wellness' is not a groundbreaking equation. Countless studies confirm walking improves health and mood, including this study from the University of Michigan that states a 20-minute nature walk lowers stress hormones. Furthermore, walking also stimulates creativity during and post-walk, according to Stanford researchers.
So when Austin Kleon posted his 29-Day Challenge (cleverly adapted for the leap year), I decided to boost my wellness-ish-ness with a new challenge:
Head to Austin Kleon's website to start your 29-Day challenge. And don't forget to reward yourself at the end of the month. I'm thinking of adding New Order's Power, Lies, & Corruption record and Beach House's Bloom album to my vinyl library.