All or at least most of us took our first steps as babies in bare feet. However, over the years, our feet became accustomed to footwear and as a result, some people need to train themselves to walk barefoot again.
When you start going barefoot, it may seem like a big step for some of you, but trust me, once you get over the initial phases, you will start asking yourself how you ever were able to go about in shoes and socks. As I mentioned before, I developed a passion for going barefoot at age 9, but for some of you getting a later start, this may seem kind of foreign.
Take Baby Steps
In the movie “What About Bob?” Richard Dreyfus who plays a shrink advises Bill Murray his patient who drives him over the edge, to overcome his phobias by “taking baby steps”. This consists on concentrating on one fear at a time instead of trying to do everything in one shot. The same is true in barefooting. (more…)