Walk for relaxation. Walking is a great way to reduce stress, tension and fatigue and release pent-up anxiety. Walk for your mind. Walking helps give you mental clarity to solve problems and make better decisions. Walk to Sleep. Walking can help relax your mind and allow you to sleep better. Take a stroll after dinner to help digestion and prepare your body for bed. Walk to think. Many people use walking as a time to think and work out problems. Wander. Instead of planning your route, just start walking and see where it takes you.