Jill Feldman spoke to the Daily Journal about taking up hiking while working remotely during the COVID-19 pandemic.
“The only thing I could take control of was what I was going to do with myself and my body,” Jill said about feeling nervous at the start of the pandemic. “So I decided I was going to go for a hike every morning.”
Jill hikes five miles a day during the morning hours that were usually used to commute. She listens to audiobooks on U.S. history while walking.
“Not only was it physical – I felt myself getting fitter – but mentally it was giving me a chance to kind of get out of my own fear of what was going on. And I also started to educate myself about things that I was interested in. It really has been a wonderful, amazing experience reinventing myself.”
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