Getting outside during this stressful time can be difficult and confusing. While it is important to follow guidelines and social distance, it is also important to exercise and take advantage of being outside. Mindful walking can be a great way to be aware of your surroundings and to try to be grateful of what we have. It can also be a great way to clear your mind of clutter and restore your sense of focus.

Are you ready to give it a try? See below for a quick and easy 10-step mindful walking guide to get you started. Remember when doing this activity to unplug, be present and have fun!

The Children’s Guild Behavioral Health Services currently services 1,500 students and their families in 70 schools throughout Maryland. Their team of licensed clinicians and psychiatry staff provide individual, group and family counseling as well as psychiatric evaluations and medication management for children who are currently experiencing a wide range of behavioral health needs.

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