Dr. Lynn Hellerstein of Vision Beyond Sight speaks with Dr. Audrey Boxwell, a psychotherapist and pastoral counselor. She talks about the program she developed called PsycheHike® that focuses on walking, hiking and all kinds of movement to heal the body, mind and spirit.
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- How Audrey came up with PsycheHike®
- How walking, hiking and all forms of movement allows the mind to become more creative and be able to think outside of the box
- How walking and movement keeps the brain elastic and helps to keep dementia at bay
- How walking side by side allows for more ease of conversation
- Breakthroughs that people have had during a PsycheHike®
- Who benefits most from walking therapy
As a psychotherapist and pastoral counselor, Dr. Audrey Boxwell has been researching the mind/body connection and their role in healing for the past 2 decades. She currently practices outside the office, taking patients and clients on walks or hikes to literally help each person move through long-standing psychological, physical and even spiritual issues with greater ease. According to Audrey, “Walking beside patients levels the playing field, eliminating the hierarchy existing in traditional office settings. This, coupled with the forward action of walking and or hiking, serve as a perfect metaphor toward possibilities, rather than getting stuck in the past, focusing on missed opportunities or long held negative beliefs.”
In her new book, From Sole to Soul: Daily Prescription for Moving Forward in Your Life, Dr. Boxwell presents daily does of movement motivations in the form of bite-sized anecdotes, health facts and inspirational morsels to get readers up and out and on their way to creating a new day—one filled with personal goals and action steps to in order to “walk their talk.”
She is also the developer of PsycheHike®, an integrated physical, emotional and spiritual program that reduces stress and increases overall health by lifting brain fog and bringing clarity to long held dreams and life purpose.
Connect with Dr. Audrey Boxwell and learn about PsycheHike®:
As a special thank you, Audrey will send you a free downloadable PDF with the first seven days of her book From Sole to Soul: Daily Prescription for Moving Forward in Your Life. On top of that, you’ll get a promo code for free shipping when you buy the book! Sign up here now.
You will also get 1 free session when you contact her about her counseling program! Send her a message here and mention the podcast Vision Beyond Sight.
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“My whole life I have not been able to sit still well. My dean said, ‘Why don’t you take a hike while we’re meditating?’ I didn’t know if I should be insulted or intrigued… Sure enough, I came back from that first day and felt like I had meditated. I really felt like nothing was holding me back. I wasn’t flooded by negative thoughts. I felt elated and connected to the nature around me, which was everything I was told I would feel during meditation that I could never get to sitting still. So I decided, I can’t be the only person on the planet who can’t sit still and who processes better when in movement.” – Dr. Audrey Boxwell
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Dr. Lynn Hellerstein, Developmental Optometrist, co-owner of Hellerstein & Brenner Vision Center, P.C., award-winning author and international speaker, holds powerful and inspiring conversations with her guests in the areas of health, wellness, education, sports and psychology. They share their inspirational stories of healing and transformation through their vision expansion. Vision Beyond Sight Podcast will help you see with clarity, gain courage and confidence. Welcome to Vision Beyond Sight!
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