Be Active - Ten-Minute Walk

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Ten-Minute Walk Photography or Noticing Activity

"It is the photographer’s job to see more than most people do. They must keep in them something of the child who looks at the world for the first time or of the traveller who enters a strange country. "

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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