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‘Silent walking’ trend: Psychiatrist shares stress-relieving benefits of strolling in silence

August 31, 2023

Via: Fox News

The idea of taking a silent walk might seem completely intuitive — but on TikTok, people are taking part in a challenge to stroll without the accompaniment of music or podcasts. Their goal? Boosting their mental health.

Content creator Mady Maio sparked the trend after posting a video that claimed walking without headphone noise granted her brain the space to think freely.

She described the experience as “mayhem” for the first two minutes, when the “mind is racing” and anxiety ensues.

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