Be Active - Ten-Minute Walk

How often do we walk past somewhere, busy thinking, talking or texting and not really noticing our surroundings?
Do our 'Ten-minute walk' photography activity*. Upload to our online media album. Share with friends and family or submit to our 'Stress Busting' Communal Gallery.

* You can do this activity without a camera, as a simple noticing activity.

Wellbeing benefits:

Feel optimistic
Improve decision making
Feel relaxed

Examples of how this activity can help me:

I want to keep my mind in the present and ‘enjoy the moment’ more.
I want to find fun and enjoyable ways of building more physical activity into my week.

Length:

20-30 minutes. 10-minute walk, though allow time to stop and take your photos.

Who can I do this activity with?

On my own or with others - it's great to share photos with one another at the end of the activity.

Where can I do this activity?

Outdoors.

How often can I do this activity?

We recommend building this activity into a weekly routine to get the most benefit from it.

What do I need?

  • Camera or mobile 'phone 
  • Pen/pencil - Optional
  • Paper - Optional

Did you know?

Being physically active plays an essential role in ensuring positive health and well-being.  Physical activity benefits many parts of the body – the heart, skeletal muscles, bones, blood (for example, cholesterol levels), the immune system and the nervous system.

"Anything can be art. Anything can be beautiful."

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