The EverWalk Blog

Each week EverWalk will post a new blog highlighting aspects of our epic EverWalk initiative to create a World of EverWalkers!

From Bonnie Stoll’s tips about fitness to the ideas & initiatives of our EverWalk Nation to guest posts from our Ambassadors, please check back weekly for a new blog. 

And always, be inspired by the unique and powerful voice of Diana Nyad:

Escape Listening

One Meaningful Mile

Giving Tuesday

The Value of Intervals

Culture of Giving

Le Flâneur

COME BACK EACH WEEK FOR A NEW BLOG ABOUT WALKING!

Walking: Badass Enough?

Walking: Badass Enough?

Ok, here comes the confession. When Bonnie and I finished the Cuba Swim, an undeniably bad-ass endeavor—not only the final achievement of 53 hours non-stop swimming from Cuba to Florida, but also the thirty-five years of pursuit, the four previous hellish attempts,...

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Commitment to Walking & Walking to Commitment

Commitment to Walking & Walking to Commitment

The fear of commitment is often thought of as something pertaining solely to romantic relationships. In fact, fear of commitment is much bigger than that. People who resist or are actively afraid of commitment usually express fear of making poor decisions or losing...

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The Benefits of Walking with a Buddy

The Benefits of Walking with a Buddy

EverWalk is first and foremost a community — a community of worldwide walkers. Founded by two best friends, Diana Nyad and Bonnie Stoll, EverWalk understands that it’s so much easier to get motivated and stay accountable— not to mention have fun — when you walk with a...

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Walking Brings Happiness

Walking Brings Happiness

We now know that movement in general—any type of movement—makes us feel better than sitting still. In many hospital settings where long-term care is needed, nurses tend to get their patients up and circling the halls, rather than let them sit or lie pretty much...

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What is MY Epic?

What is MY Epic?

“It wasn’t so much what did I want to do. It was who I want to be.” Diana Nyad, EverWalk Founder 
EverWalk has become known for bringing EverWalk Founders’ Diana Nyad and Bonnie Stoll’s epic ethos to the walking world. In case you’re wondering, the dictionary tells us...

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What Is An EverWalk Ambassador?

What Is An EverWalk Ambassador?

Our EverWalk Ambassadors are the heart and soul of our EverWalk Nation. They have taken the pledge to walk at least three times a week and be walking leaders in their communities. They inspire others to get up from behind their screens and to connect with one another...

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Which Way? Great Walks of the World

Which Way? Great Walks of the World

On our new EverWalk Nation app/website, you’ll find many resources for walkers. One of the most exciting is our chat feed and resource area for folks who love to walk and travel, travel and walk. Join the new EverWalk Nation and check it out here: WALK OUR WORLD The...

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What Is EverWalk Nation?

What Is EverWalk Nation?

EverWalk Nation is a worldwide community of walkers who walk with a purpose. For each of us, the purpose may be different, but as a Nation, we come together to support one another however, whyever, wherever we walk. How do we support each other? These days, it’s...

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Walk a Mile in My Shoes

Walk a Mile in My Shoes

  Evidently, the phrase we all know, Walk a Mile in My Shoes, probably was taken from a poem of 1895 by Mary T. Lathrap. Ms. Lathrap had written: “Walk a mile in his moccasins”, the poem further asking the reader to imagine things from another’s point of view. To...

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Our New EverWalk Nation App!!!

Our New EverWalk Nation App!!!

It has been a longtime dream of EverWalk founders Diana Nyad and Bonnie Stoll to have an EverWalk app — where our EverWalk Nation can connect around robust and exciting content in a private, safe space. As of early March, that will be happening!!! The app is currently...

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Take a Sense-ational Walk

Take a Sense-ational Walk

Most of us think of walking first and foremost as something physical — something we use our bodies to do that also engages our minds. But a walk can engage all five of our senses if we so choose. And when we do, it gets us out of our stressful lives for a moment and...

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Escape Listening

Escape Listening

The usual EverWalk party line is CONNECT. Connect with Nature. With your community, your neighborhood, your friends, strangers strolling in the park, fellow dog walkers. Connect with your brain vis a vis recent events, whether events of your own life or of the world...

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The EverWalk Mile Neighborhood Scavenger Hunt

The EverWalk Mile Neighborhood Scavenger Hunt


One of the best things about walking is seeing new things, things you might not notice whizzing by in a car. Here at EverWalk during the pandemic, we often join in scavenger hunts where we share our photos online with our EverWalk Nation. It’s a way of feeling...

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Well-Healed: How Walking Helps Us Heal

Well-Healed: How Walking Helps Us Heal

In our most recent EverWalk Book Club, we discussed The Salt Path, a memoir by Raynor Winn. This true story of a couple, who lost their home and livelihood the day after the husband found out he had a terminal illness, riveted our group as we followed their journey...

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Watch Your Step: Movies About Walking

Watch Your Step: Movies About Walking

It’s the middle of January — a time when many of us in the Northern Hemisphere find ourselves spending more time indoors. Days are shorter and colder — and the ground is often covered in ice and snow. Plus, we’re in a global pandemic, being asked to stay at home as...

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One Meaningful Mile

One Meaningful Mile

Successful business people often talk about the crucial focus of “niche”. When we first launched EverWalk, and the very raison d’etre behind the name we chose, we envisioned a broad-sweeping concept of EVERYBODY, EVERY DAY, EVERMORE walking. People walking to work,...

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Resolutions vs. Practice

Resolutions vs. Practice

One of our EverWalk team members wrote about New Year’s resolutions in her 2020 book, Living Love: 12 Heart-Centered Practices to Transform Your Life. We asked Victoria Price to share some of her thoughts about resolutions vs practice when it comes to walking, as we...

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Counting The Steps to Christmas

Counting The Steps to Christmas

Did you ever think about how many steps it takes for our presents to arrive under the tree and our holiday meals to make it to our tables? Did you know that the average mail carrier gets in 15,000 steps a day? Many even double that. Some of those steps are quite...

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Walking Through the Seasons of a Pandemic

Walking Through the Seasons of a Pandemic

OUR EPIC EVERWALKERS -- NANCY HANAUER AND MITCH CULBREATH -- LIVE IN MINNEAPOLIS, MINNESOTA, WHERE THEY LOVE TO EXPLORE THEIR CITY. BUT MOST YEARS, THEY ALSO HEAD OUT ON ONE OR TWO EPIC ADVENTURES AROUND THE GLOBE AS WELL. THIS YEAR, HOWEVER, THEY STAYED CLOSE TO...

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A Wanderer for Our World

A Wanderer for Our World

In 1953, a 45-year-old woman began New Year’s Day at the Rose Bowl Parade in Pasadena by stepping out of the crowd, in front of the floats and marching bands, and setting off across America on a walk for world for world peace. From then on, Mildred Lisette Norma...

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Giving Tuesday

Giving Tuesday

December 1, 2020 #GivingTuesday is on one hand an organization in its infancy and at the same time it has in only seven short years catapulted into a worldwide movement in which hundreds of millions of people simply “do good”. In 2012, The United Nations Foundation...

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