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Researching the benefits of walking barefoot, she discovered that science has proven the negative effects of shoes on feet. One influential piece of information was a 2008 article in New York Magazine titled “You Walk Wrong.” The article points out that by age 50 to 55, about 90 to 95 percent of North Americans experience muscular-skeletal foot or ankle problems, yet they have the most advanced shoes in the world.
Feeling “grounded” is an increasingly uncommon experience in this day and age, and it should be, considering we no longer regularly touch the ground with our bare feet, as nature intended.
It is no great mystery that the human foot was designed, over countless millenia, to be in direct contact with the Earth, the literal and symbolic ground of our being. And the Earth is no inert substance, but rather a living and breathing entity (of which we are but a mere part) capable of infusing us with its life, ‘singing the body electric,’ as Walt Whitman once mused.
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