Carolyn Scott Kortge is an award-winning journalist, a former competitive race walker, and a cancer survivor. Kortge's Walking Well (R) program has been presented at medical centers, wellness events, survivor conferences, and health resorts and spas across the country. She is the author of The Spirited Walker- Fitness Walking for Clarity, Balance, and Spiritual Connection.
"Few things are as healing as a good walk. I heartily endorse Healing Walks for Hard Times."--Christiane Northrup, MD, author of Women's Bodies, Women's Wisdom
"Courageous, compassionate, and compelling, this wise guide to the healing power of walking elegantly demonstrates how simple steps can offer profound benefits."--Carol Krucoff, author of Healing Yoga for Neck and Shoulder Pain
"Reading Healing Walks for Hard Times is like travelling with a wise mother who understands the depths of anguish that can visit a life, but also has a literal and metaphoric road to healing that's available to all of us. Carolyn's advice is practical, lucid, and speaks to every aspect of our lives."--Dan Shapiro, PhD, author of Mom's Marijuana
"A jewel of a book for anyone who is seeking a healing balm. [Kortge] delivers thoughtful treatments on the value of cognitive override in the battle against inertia, integrating mindfulness into your walks, the importance of silence during exercise, maintaining discipline, the value of self talks, the connection between wellness and movement, and the impact of walking on aging."--Spirituality & Practice