National Walk Around Things Day is celebrated on April 4 of every year. This day has two different perspectives, one is taking the literal meaning of the day, i.e., walking around the things that stands as an obstacle, for an example instead of walking through a park bench or a mud pond, you can walk around them to avoid distraction and to have a peaceful walk. It just means to walk around for some exercise. Another metaphorical meaning for the day is that to walk around the problems that stands in the way. Sometimes it is better to neglect few issues than to deal with it, in that way you be in peace and happiness. You can avoid unnecessary arguments, uncomfortable situations, conditions which are not under your control, etc. Many of life’s problems are not worth fighting for so just walk around them. But be careful that from what kind of problems you walk away. As the exact reason for the day is unknown, it’s up to one’s choice to celebrate the day in the way they wish.
“Every human walks around with a certain kind of sadness. They may not wear it on their sleeves, but it’s there if you look deep.”- Taraji P. Henson
History of National Walk Around Things Day
The origin of National Walk Around Things Day is still not found. The reason for the celebration is only assumed. So the day is observed as one likes. It must be created by someone who would have wanted people to stay away from negative things.
Other Celebrations on April 4
April 4 is also celebrated as
- International Carrot Day
- National Cordon Bleu Day
- World Rat Day
- Vitamin C Day
- National Tell A Lie Day
- International Pillow Fight Day
- Tangible Karma Day
How to celebrate National Walk Around Things Day
National Walk Around Things Day can be taken as an excuse to put aside the problems that are bothering one and spend the day at peace with their loved ones. You can also observe the day by taking yourself for a long, relaxing walk. It can be a walk to your office, a walk to a park nearby or a walk to an unusual place. This walk can help you meet different people, see peculiar things and a