So one of my friends really really really wanted to try earthing but didn’t want to go alone.
What is earthing might you ask? It is the practice of walking around outside barefoot. Not just on the beach. On sidewalks, streets, grass, in stores, rocky trails and in all kinds of weather. Apparently it is huge right now in New York City. No idea.
He asked me to go with him why? Well generally because I am up for new experiences that aren’t harmful – and who knows, could be fun. I generally shed the shoes and socks at home so why not.
I did end up going earthing a few times with said friend – we went places like parks, beaches and…. IKEA for some reason. We also walked into ice cream stores (that was my addition – I’m generally in it for the ice cream).
What I liked about earthing was that we both noticed that we felt a sense of calm after going. Maybe it was the company but there is a theory out there that there is an exchange of ions through the bottom of the feet and the earth as you are walking barefoot. I don’t know for sure, but I do think it feels good.
I have a dream. An earthing dream… I dream about walking on moss trails. Can you imagine how that may feel on the bottom of your feet and how relaxing it could be? Apparently there are some of these trails in The United Kingdom somewhere. I have decided that I need to make a friend with a jet so they can take me there to find out.
Acutally, recently on a weekend retreat while walking though the woods I found a huge patch of amazing moss. Naturally I had to get barefoot and walk through it – it wasn’t quite a moss pathway but it was quite awesome – to see the video click on Moss Earthing below (and don’t judge me on the outfit, it was a girls weekend and I was comfy – and Yes those are Wonder Woman leggings).