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Going Outside With Your Shoes Off Can Be Great

By Tom Herrin

A lot of things people did when they were young were better than they might think.  Most people seem to believe they have outgrown certain activities.  The truth is that outgrowing things is more of a state of mind than anything else.  Getting older and more mature doesn’t mean that all the rules of good health change.  Most people remember what it feels like to walk around and feel the grass under their feet.  It is one of those things that may very well be etched in memory.  Doing it as an adult can do more for health than people realize.

Start With Those Bare Feet For Better Health

Everything probably has a theory connected to it.  Going out with bare feet has become part of something that has attracted some studies; it's called grounding, where the fact that contact with nature, grass, dirt, and trees can actually have a positive effect on people.  It is a kind of back-to-basics idea where people are able to make a physical and psychological connection.  This is inhibited by shoes where there is no real contact with the ground.  Some of my fondest memories of spring are just stretching out on the grass and watching the clouds go by.

Our Eyes Can Be Improved

Artificial light has a long list of things it can do that are bad.  Some of these things range from various childhood disorders to an assortment of eye problems.  Most of the light people are influenced by comes in through the eyes.  Natural light is believed to lower the instances of nearsightedness.  Some of the opposite may be due to the amount of time spent looking at computer screens and other such things.  Other things caused by these may be blurred vision, dry eyes, etc.

Get A Little Sleep

Countless numbers of people have sleep problems.  There are all kinds of clinics and remedies due to the fact that is has become so common.   Spending time outdoors has proven to help people with sleep.  Biological cycles can be reset by spending even a little time outdoors on a regular basis.  Many supplements have gained popularity as a help to try to do this same thing.  Replace those with some quality time outdoors, and you may very well feel the difference.  Take the family or friends with you and improve not only physical health but also emotional health.  In order to get the full effect, take off those shoes.

To learn more about your health and wellness, see your local chiropractor at The Joint Chiropractic.

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