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Walk the Pod

By Rachel Wheeley

Discover the joys of walking with Walk the Pod, your daily walking podcast hosted by Rachel Wheeley. Join Rachel as she pays attention to what's directly in front of her for just 10 minutes a day. Reclaim your lunchbreak and get away from your desk by following her tips, stories and insights. Join the walking club on Patreon, share your own experiences and follow us on Instagram for more inspiration. Get moving and enjoy the mental and physical health benefits of a daily stroll with Walk the Pod. Keep up the good walk!
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Walk the PodJun 25, 2021

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S35E14 | Nature for two hours a week

S35E14 | Nature for two hours a week

Nature can be highly beneficial for the mental and physical health, and you only need access to it for a couple of hours a week.
Mar 23, 202312:08
S35E13 | Local nature

S35E13 | Local nature

Walking around local streets in search of nature.
Mar 22, 202311:27
S35E12 | Nature deficit disorder

S35E12 | Nature deficit disorder

Walking in the park behind the hospital and considering Nature Deficit Disorder and the Spring Equinox.
Mar 21, 202311:06
S35E11 | Ecopsychology - proof that nature helps

S35E11 | Ecopsychology - proof that nature helps

Ecopsychology - proof that walking in nature is beneficial for mental health.
Mar 20, 202313:04
S35E10 | What counts as nature?

S35E10 | What counts as nature?

Walking around my (new) local area and considering what counts as nature, this lunchtime. A plant, a tree, a shrub, a brain?
Mar 17, 202311:36
S35E9 | Beat the streets

S35E9 | Beat the streets

An exciting game has cropped up in Merton!
Mar 16, 202311:52
S35E8 | Nature in the garden

S35E8 | Nature in the garden

The lunchtime walk club can be found at patreon.com/rachelwheeley.
Mar 15, 202311:18
S35E7 | Nature near the new pad

S35E7 | Nature near the new pad

Walking near my new home and finding new nature.
Mar 14, 202314:04
S35E6 | Inside nature

S35E6 | Inside nature

Attempting to find some nature inside
Mar 13, 202307:43
S35E5 | Pottering in nature

S35E5 | Pottering in nature

It’s ok to walk just outside, especially when cold. Join the Walk the Pod lunchtime walk club at patreon.com/rachelwheeley
Mar 10, 202309:41
S35E4 | Nature and leaf blowers

S35E4 | Nature and leaf blowers

Some essential maintenance happening in the park behind the hospital today.
Mar 09, 202311:23
S35E3 | Grey and mis nature

S35E3 | Grey and mis nature

Mis mis mis mis mis!
Mar 08, 202311:14
S35E2 | Nature at the new manor

S35E2 | Nature at the new manor

Nature at the new manor. Join the Walk the Pod lunchtime walk club at patreon.com/rachelwheeley
Mar 07, 202313:09
S35E1 | Nature

S35E1 | Nature

What can you see directly in front of you as you walk? Let me know!
Mar 06, 202310:56
S34E15 | Gratitude - Thank you

S34E15 | Gratitude - Thank you

Walking on Derwent Floodwash and spotting some frogspawn!
Feb 24, 202307:46
S34E14 | Grateful for support

S34E14 | Grateful for support

S u p p o r t
Feb 23, 202310:15
S34E13 | Grateful to be interconnected

S34E13 | Grateful to be interconnected

Interconnectedness
Feb 22, 202312:01
S34E12 | Gratituesday

S34E12 | Gratituesday

Recording my gratitude for all kinds of things on my daily walk behind the hospital.
Feb 21, 202314:60
S34E11 | Grateful for calm

S34E11 | Grateful for calm

Now and next
Feb 20, 202308:37
S34E10 | Gratitude and generous assumptions

S34E10 | Gratitude and generous assumptions

Walking in the garden at my new house this lunchtime!
Feb 17, 202313:13
S34E9 | Grateful that it is only this

S34E9 | Grateful that it is only this

Walking the bike track and reminiscing about the walks I have enjoyed here. Join the Walk the Pod lunchtime walk club at patreon.com/rachelwheeley
Feb 16, 202317:12
S34E8 | Gratitude and philates

S34E8 | Gratitude and philates

Walking outside Morden Leisure Centre this lunchtime.
Feb 15, 202314:04
S34E7 | Gratitude and thanks

S34E7 | Gratitude and thanks

Outside Morden Leisure Centre today, thinking about gratitude and thanks. Plus a voicenote from Glorious Gaynor.
Feb 14, 202315:14
S34E6 | Gratitude and silliness

S34E6 | Gratitude and silliness

Walking around the park behind the hospital this lunchtime and contemplating the gratitude within silliness. Join the walk the pod lunch time walk club at patreon.com/rachelwheeley
Feb 13, 202311:39
S34E5 | Friday Gratitude

S34E5 | Friday Gratitude

Join the Walk the Pod lunch time walk club at patreon.com/rachelwheeley
Feb 10, 202309:39
S34E4 | Seasonal gratitude

S34E4 | Seasonal gratitude

Join the Walk the Pod lunch time walk club at patreon.com/rachelwheeley
Feb 09, 202312:12
S34E3 | Gratitude for life

S34E3 | Gratitude for life

Stomping the bike track and looking forward to what my next walking route might be.
Feb 08, 202311:50
S34E2 | Gratitude - Inconvenience yourself, temporarily

S34E2 | Gratitude - Inconvenience yourself, temporarily

Walking around behind the hospital this lunchtime and thinking about how to prompt gratitude through temporary inconvenience.
Feb 07, 202310:26
S34E1 | Welcome to Series 34 - gratitude

S34E1 | Welcome to Series 34 - gratitude

Walking around the park behind the hospital and launching our new topic - gratitude.
Feb 06, 202311:49
WtP Best Bits: S23E10 | It’s Friyay! 🎉

WtP Best Bits: S23E10 | It’s Friyay! 🎉

**This is a WtP Best Bits episode, first published in January 2022** On Friyays I offer an invitation to join the Walk the Pod walking club, alongside a big shoutout to all the walking club Poddies. Take care of your beautiful mind, and thank you for walking with me this week 🙏🏼 In this episode of your daily walking show, Walk the Pod, I take my podcast for a walk because I don't have a dog. Take 10 minutes out of your day to walk in nature, pay attention to what’s directly in front of you and think about how to be in the world. I've been making daily episodes of Walk the Pod since November 2020. This is the second Friyay episode of Series 23 of the podcast. Join the Walk the Pod walking club Join the Walk the Pod walking club for regular Friyay blog posts by email, and: Invitations to Walk the Pod walking meet ups The Walk the Pod community message board (hosted on Discord) Daily Lens clips of my life behind the scenes of Walk the Pod on Lens (Patreon's instagram stories feature). Our discord community is absolutely lovely. Poddies from around the world meet in a small corner of the internet to post photographs of their daily walks from New Zealand, Spain, Ireland, and perhaps wherever you are if you'd like to join. We talk about how to have fun, and post pictures of clouds we've spotted above us. Other places I hang out online I write a newsletter on the first and last Thursday of every series. Sign up here 💌 I post photos and stories on Instagram. Follow Walk the Pod 🌅 Thank you for walking with me 😊
Feb 03, 202310:44
WtP Best Bits: S23E14 | Empathy

WtP Best Bits: S23E14 | Empathy

**This is a WtP Best Bits episode, first published in January 2022** Thinking about empathy as I walk the footpath this afternoon. In this episode of your daily walking show, Walk the Pod, I take my podcast for a walk because I don't have a dog. Take 10 minutes out of your day to walk in nature, pay attention to what’s directly in front of you and think about how to be in the world. I've been making daily episodes of Walk the Pod since November 2020. This is the penultimate episode of Series 23 of the podcast. Join the Walk the Pod walking club Join the Walk the Pod walking club for regular Friyay blog posts by email, and: Invitations to Walk the Pod walking meet ups The Walk the Pod community message board (hosted on Discord) Daily Lens clips of my life behind the scenes of Walk the Pod on Lens (Patreon's instagram stories feature). Our discord community is absolutely lovely. Poddies from around the world meet in a small corner of the internet to post photographs of their daily walks from New Zealand, Spain, Ireland, and perhaps wherever you are if you'd like to join. We talk about how to have fun, and post pictures of clouds we've spotted above us. Other places I hang out online I write a newsletter on the first and last Thursday of every series. Sign up here 💌 I post photos and stories on Instagram. Follow Walk the Pod 🌅 Thank you for walking with me 😊
Feb 02, 202310:13
WtP Best Bits: S23E13 | Doing “the Plod”

WtP Best Bits: S23E13 | Doing “the Plod”

**This is a WtP Best Bits episode, first published in January 2022** Plodding along the footpath today at a steady speed in order to maintain a sustainable pace. In this episode of your daily walking show, Walk the Pod, I take my podcast for a walk because I don't have a dog. Take 10 minutes out of your day to walk in nature, pay attention to what’s directly in front of you and think about how to be in the world. I've been making daily episodes of Walk the Pod since November 2020. This is the thirteenth episode of Series 23 of the podcast. Join the Walk the Pod walking club Join the Walk the Pod walking club for regular Friyay blog posts by email, and: Invitations to Walk the Pod walking meet ups The Walk the Pod community message board (hosted on Discord) Daily Lens clips of my life behind the scenes of Walk the Pod on Lens (Patreon's instagram stories feature). Our discord community is absolutely lovely. Poddies from around the world meet in a small corner of the internet to post photographs of their daily walks from New Zealand, Spain, Ireland, and perhaps wherever you are if you'd like to join. We talk about how to have fun, and post pictures of clouds we've spotted above us. Other places I hang out online I write a newsletter on the first and last Thursday of every series. Sign up here 💌 I post photos and stories on Instagram. Follow Walk the Pod 🌅 Thank you for walking with me 😊
Feb 01, 202312:41
WtP Best Bits: S23E8 | Walking with Child 2

WtP Best Bits: S23E8 | Walking with Child 2

**This is a WtP Best Bits episode, first published in January 2022** Walking the footpath with Child 2, who is full of energy but off school with chickenpox today. We met a Eurasier pup called Bella just after finishing our recording. In this episode of your daily walking show, Walk the Pod, I take my podcast for a walk because I don't have a dog. Take 10 minutes out of your day to walk in nature, pay attention to what’s directly in front of you and think about how to be in the world. I've been making daily episodes of Walk the Pod since November 2020. This is the eighth episode of Series 23 of the podcast. Join the Walk the Pod walking club Join the Walk the Pod walking club for regular Friyay blog posts by email, and: Invitations to Walk the Pod walking meet ups The Walk the Pod community message board (hosted on Discord) Daily Lens clips of my life behind the scenes of Walk the Pod on Lens (Patreon's instagram stories feature). Our discord community is absolutely lovely. Poddies from around the world meet in a small corner of the internet to post photographs of their daily walks from New Zealand, Spain, Ireland, and perhaps wherever you are if you'd like to join. We talk about how to have fun, and post pictures of clouds we've spotted above us. Other places I hang out online I write a newsletter on the first and last Thursday of every series. Sign up here 💌 I post photos and stories on Instagram. Follow Walk the Pod 🌅 Thank you for walking with me 😊
Jan 31, 202311:34
WtP Best Bits: S23E6 | Drop Dead Gorgeous

WtP Best Bits: S23E6 | Drop Dead Gorgeous

**This is a WtP Best Bits episode, first published in January 2022** In this episode of your daily walking show, Walk the Pod, I take my podcast for a walk because I don't have a dog. Take 10 minutes out of your day to walk in nature, pay attention to what’s directly in front of you and think about how to be in the world. I've been making daily episodes of Walk the Pod since November 2020. This is the sixth episode of Series 23 of the podcast. Join the Walk the Pod walking club Join the Walk the Pod walking club for regular Friyay blog posts by email, and: Invitations to Walk the Pod walking meet ups The Walk the Pod community message board (hosted on Discord) Daily Lens clips of my life behind the scenes of Walk the Pod on Lens (Patreon's instagram stories feature). Our discord community is absolutely lovely. Poddies from around the world meet in a small corner of the internet to post photographs of their daily walks from New Zealand, Spain, Ireland, and perhaps wherever you are if you'd like to join. We talk about how to have fun, and post pictures of clouds we've spotted above us. Other places I hang out online I write a newsletter on the first and last Thursday of every series. Sign up here 💌 I post photos and stories on Instagram. Follow Walk the Pod 🌅 Thank you for walking with me 😊
Jan 30, 202311:26
S33E15 | Abundant bumper episode to end the series!

S33E15 | Abundant bumper episode to end the series!

Thank you for walking with me, dear Poddies, please consider joining the Walk the Pod lunch time walk club and see you in February!
Jan 27, 202317:47
S33E14 | Abundance of attention

S33E14 | Abundance of attention

Walking the bike track and paying attention to what I pay attention to when it’s directly in front of me.
Jan 26, 202314:44
S33E13 | Abundance of atoms

S33E13 | Abundance of atoms

It occurs to me as I stomp the bike track on this particularly grey and mis day, that this might be one of the last walks along this strip of lovely land.
Jan 25, 202310:46
S33E12 | Abundance might just be being alive

S33E12 | Abundance might just be being alive

Walking the bike track today and thinking about abundance. What does it mean and could it just mean being alive? If you’d like to join the Walk the Pod walking club, go to patreon.com/rachelwheeley
Jan 24, 202312:55
S33E11 | The horn of plenty

S33E11 | The horn of plenty

Walking the bike track today and thinking about cornucopia 🎉
Jan 23, 202309:55
S33E10 | Accessing abundance

S33E10 | Accessing abundance

Walking in Farringdon this lunchtime and thinking about how we access abundance.
Jan 20, 202313:08
S33E9 | Stoic abundance

S33E9 | Stoic abundance

Walking around the Tooting Gardens play space this lunchtime and bringing you Marcus Aurelius’s thoughts on abundance.
Jan 19, 202311:01
S33E8 | Creative, conceptual abundance

S33E8 | Creative, conceptual abundance

A voicenote from Tess from trundl on the pod today, on conceptual abundance.
Jan 18, 202313:56
S33E7 | Cold, crisp and abundant

S33E7 | Cold, crisp and abundant

Walking the bike track on a cold, crisp afternoon and considering abundance, and being careful what we wish for.
Jan 17, 202311:46
S33E6 | Brrrrrr

S33E6 | Brrrrrr

Very cold on a walk around the park behind the university today! Plus a voicenote from Supreme Cross-Border Selector Nigey.
Jan 16, 202310:15
S33E5 | Abundance is an overflowing cup

S33E5 | Abundance is an overflowing cup

A lovely fresh walk on the bike track today as I consider more bun dance puns, the greek and biblical references to abundance, and whether you should do kegel exercises while listening to Walk the Pod.
Jan 13, 202313:04
S33E4 | Abundance or a bun dance?

S33E4 | Abundance or a bun dance?

Welcome to episode 4, series 33 of Walk the Pod where I consider whether we’re talking about abundance or a bun dance.
Jan 12, 202312:56
S33E3 | Abundance and creativity

S33E3 | Abundance and creativity

It’s absolutely mis on the bike track today Poddies, thinking about abundance, creativity and genius.
Jan 11, 202316:18
S33E2 | Is abundance a type of awe?

S33E2 | Is abundance a type of awe?

Walking on the bike track this lunchtime and wondering whether abundance is a type of awe? Plus a voicenote from Trundler Hil.
Jan 10, 202314:19
S33E1 | Welcome to Series 33

S33E1 | Welcome to Series 33

Welcome along to this brand new series of Walk the Pod! This series we’ll be using Trundl to track our walking, and thinking about abundance. What does abundance mean to you?
Jan 09, 202313:42
Walk the Pod Best Bits: Merry Christmas, Poddies! 🎄

Walk the Pod Best Bits: Merry Christmas, Poddies! 🎄

In this episode of Walk the Pod, Rach takes her podcast for a walk because she doesn't have a dog. Take 10 minutes out of your day to walk in nature, and to pay attention to what’s directly in front of you. In the show, Rach discusses how to be a human in the world, discussing her latest thinking and reading about how to be happy here. In this episode A final ramble along the cycle path as the stinging nettles burst into bloom beneath my feet. Walk the Pod will be back in 2022 with series 23, but tomorrow I will be recording a Christmas lights special. Thank you for walking with me this series, and all the best for the festive break. Series 22 of Walk the Pod I've been making daily episodes of Walk the Pod since November 2020. This is the last episode of series 22 of the podcast. Join the Walk the Pod walking club Join the Walk the Pod walking club for regular Friyay blog posts by email, and invitations to: The next Walk the Pod walking meet up on January 9th 2022 The WtP community message board discord server. Our discord community is absolutely lovely. Poddies from around the world meet in a small corner of the internet to post photographs of their daily walks from New Zealand, Spain, Ireland, and perhaps wherever you are if you'd like to join. Subscribe to my newsletter I write a newsletter on the first and last Thursday of every series. Sign up here 💌 Follow Walk the Pod on instagram I post photos on Instagram. Follow Walk the Pod 🌅 Thank you for walking with me 😊
Dec 22, 202213:58
Walk the Pod Best Bits: a dog in a Christmas collar 🐶

Walk the Pod Best Bits: a dog in a Christmas collar 🐶