Juric (left), with a friend, in Stanley Park; he often holds his sessions during walks there (Photograph by Jimmy Jeong)

The pathway to better mental health is getting more literal

Walk-and-talk counselling has gone from quirky offering to timely solution for the pandemic era
A couple walks on Toronto's Bloor Street on April 10, 2020 (CP/Colin Perkel)

When a walk in the park is no walk in the park

Tabatha Southey: Sometimes there’s no way to keep a safe distance. How about converting road space into walking space and keeping the parks open and the lights on.
Walking has become a welcome relief for people feeling cooped up in these days of social distancing. A man walks a dog in Toronto on Mar. 8, 2020. (Graeme Roy/CP)

Coronavirus: Walking is our only respite

Erling Kagge: Time slows down and the world changes when we walk. Because the world expects us to be available at all times, grounding yourself in nature can be hard.
A man walks through an empty shopping plaza in Toronto on March 25, 2020 (Creative Touch Imaging Ltd./NurPhoto via Getty Images)

Walking and reading alone through pandemic days

John Geddes: Reading lists for outlasting COVID-19 have leaned on plague stories. But what about the personal, interior aspects of this coronavirus year?