Rachel Gillett: 

If you’re like most Americans, you suffer from the physical, emotional, and mental epidemic that the scientific community calls “sitting disease.”

But unlike many other illnesses that require a team of doctors, the cure is in our own hands–or feet, rather–and all we have to do is take a walk.

I rarely have the opportunity to take a walk to clear my mind from work, but I always enjoy it when I do.

Also: Why Walking Helps Us Think