World Sauntering Day celebration is on the 19th June of every year. The purpose of the Sauntering day is to remind us to take it easy and smell the roses. It is celebrated to enjoy the life as opposed to the rushing through it. It is also sometimes referred to as the International Sauntering Day. Sauntering is a verb which describes the style of walking, It is not a sashay, trot, prance, o lollygag. It is just to walk slowly preferably with the joyful disposition. Sauntering has been spoken of most notably by many of the naturalist writers in the history including the Henry David Thoreau and the John Burroughs.
History Of World Sauntering Day
The Word Sauntering denotes the walking in slow and relaxed manner, without hurry or effort. The Exact origin of the day is unclear, but it is credited to have begun at the Grand Hotel, which is located in Mackinac Island in Michigan. It happened during the 1970s. A response by the W.T.Rabe to a growing movement towards the recreation of jogging. Some records show that it was started by the W.T.Rabe in 1979 as a reply to the sworn enemy of the Saunter, Jogging. The idea was to encourage the people, instead of jogging, to slow down to appreciate what is around them. The Sauntering Day is the opportunity for you to head out into the world and approach it with a deeply relaxed air, you can feel the moment of pure clarity and joy, all these happen while enjoying the beautiful world which is around you and everything it has to offer.
Other Celebrations on June 19
June 19 is also celebrated as
- World Sickle Cell Day
- National Martini Day
- National Garfield the Cat Day
- National Flip Flop Day
How to Celebrate World Sauntering Day
The Celebration of the World Sauntering Day is much relaxed, and there is no restriction to move around or instead saunter. Anyone can do it women men and even children of all ages or groups. It is the day, in which everyone has a chance to roam, ruminate and rove. You don’t need any things or products. All you need to do is just give yourself plenty of time in this day and do so with the goal of relaxing and truly enjoying your journey to wherever it is you have to go. It is pure relaxation, and you can take in the scents and sights while you walk. You can also greet others and go with the group too. It is the day which gives you the opportunity to leave all the rush behind and just saunter through the day. You can share your views and thoughts on the social media using the hashtags #WorldSaunteringDay.
Thank you for reading the post. You can celebrate every day with Happydays365.org and Happy World Sauntering Day 2020.