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These are the benefits of spending time barefoot and touching the earth

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Most adults make a seamless transition from barefoot to shoes. But the concept of grounding, which is to spend time with our feet connected to the earth by being barefooted, is fast increasing popularity. Photo by Getty Images
Most adults make a seamless transition from barefoot to shoes. But the concept of grounding, which is to spend time with our feet connected to the earth by being barefooted, is fast increasing popularity. Photo by Getty Images

When we were children, running around the garden barefoot (and often entirely naked) was a free delight. The feeling of mud, grass, stone and sand under feet enabled us to explore and discover the earth and connect with our bodies in an intuitive and natural way.

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