Friday, January 16, 2015

Walk to Victory: #VionicWalkabout

Les Petites, I have had a really difficult holiday season. The day after Christmas I lost my mother to cancer and to be completely honest and transparent with you I am broken and devastated. It's been difficult to get out of bed and be functional so when I received an email from my friends over at VIONIC about the annual #VionicWalkabout a challenge where participants pledge to walk for thirty minutes a day for thirty days I instantly felt that this could be something that can help me work through my grief (deep breath). Here's the details and I invite you all to join me to walk for thirty days with me and Voinic. The challenge starts on Feburary 1st - all you need is determination and some good supportive shoes (Vionic makes some great ones hint, hint!). 

A Walkabout is an Australian journey for well-being during which one seeks to clarify his/her life purpose. The Vionic Walkabout challenge is inspired by the Aussies and aims to improve physical and mental well-being by creating healthy habits over the course of 30 days.
Walking can improve physical health by helping you manage your weight, boost your immune system, lower blood pressure, strengthen your heart and much more. It can also improve your mood, ease depression and help maintain mental efficiency!
JOIN Vionic!
Anyone can participate in Walkabout! Simply sign up as a pledge to walk every day for 30 days in a fierce effort to improve your health and wellbeing! To help you achieve your goal and inspire others along the way, you’ll be a part of an engaged Walkabout community, plus VIONIC send you a little encouragement along the way.
You've pledged to walk 30 minutes every day for 30 days, Beginning February 1st all those who pledge to walk every day for 30 days with Vionic will receeive this petite treats for your proactive commitment. 
You’ll receive:
• A 3-month free subscription to Dr. Weil's Spontaneous Happiness
• A Guide to Getting Active: Tips from the Experts
By participating in Vionic Walkabout, you’ll have the chance to walk away with some seriously great prizes. Through photo and caption contests on Facebook and Instagram, we’ll give away weekly prizes such as new Vionic Shoes, Dr. Weil Cookbooks and Visa gift cards. Plus, we'll select a Grand Prize winner to receive an all-expense paid trip to Napa, CA. Sign up for Walkabout for contest details to come.
You have the ability to create a movement! Share your Walkabout journey via social media using the hashtag #VionicWalkabout.

For the challenge these will be my walking shoes : Vionic Venture Walker, $99.95 available via 

Les petites, while this is a simple challenge to get us as a whole up and active I will take this challenge on as a period of healing and will share as much as I possibly can. I would like to thank everyone over at VIONIC for this invite and I hope you all join me too.

What: 2015 Vionic Walkabout Challenge
Hashtag for social media: #VionicWalkabout

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