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World Sauntering Day 2023: History, Theme

World Sauntering Day 2023: History, ThemeWorld Sauntering Day, also known as International Sauntering Day is observed on June 19 every year. The main objective of the day is to remind people to slow down and enjoy life as opposed to rushing through it.

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World Sauntering Day 2023: Theme

  • The theme this year for World Sauntering Day is “Rediscover the Joy of Simplicity.” 

World Sauntering Day 2023: History

  • In 1979, W.T. Rabe in response to the growing popularity of jogging created the day.
  • The day was begun at the Grand Hotel on Mackinac Island in Michigan, USA where Rabe worked to encourage people to slow down and appreciate the world around them.

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World Sauntering Day 2023: Quotes

  1. An early morning walk is a blessing for the whole day. – Henry David Thoreau
  2. The best way to observe a fish is to become a fish.– Jacques Cousteau
  3. There is pleasure in the pathless woods. – Lord Byron
  4. Walking is the best possible exercise. – Thomas Jefferson
  5. Everywhere is within walking distance if you have the time. – Steven Wright
  6. Walking is the great adventure, the first meditation, a practice of heartiness and soul primary to humankind. Walking is the exact balance between spirit and humility. — Gary Snyder
  7. After a day’s walk everything has twice its usual value. — George Macauley Trevelyan
  8. Above all, do not lose your desire to walk. Every day I walk myself into a state of well-being and walk away from every illness. – Soren Kierkegaard

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