The Unbelievable Healing Power of Being Barefoot

Science-backed evidence for grounding

Michael Howkins
In Fitness And In Health

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Back in 2017, I was living in a small Shepherd’s hut in the Highlands of Scotland — in the middle of nowhere. It was unconventional, but it’s how I wanted to live. Every now and then I would go hiking in the mountains. I’d do this without boots, shoes or sandals. I’d go barefoot. The people I encountered on the summits…

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Michael Howkins
In Fitness And In Health

I write for several publications, including The Startup and The Ascent. A lifelong seeker. I write about what it means to live consciously and authentically.