Note: This article was written by guest writer Neil C.
IF A BUSINESS IS INTOLERANT OF BARE FEET, THERE ARE PLENTY OF OTHER CHOICES!
By Neil C.
As someone that has gone barefoot for over three decades, I have seen that businesses can be either tolerant or intolerant of my bare feet. Continue reading “A few businesses disrespect barefooters, most others don’t”
On various barefooting groups and forums over the years, I’ve seen many posts reading something like the following:
“The only problem I have going barefoot is my family. They say it embarrasses them if I’m barefoot in public with them.” Continue reading “Embarrassment over a companion’s bare feet isn’t logical”
One issue that often comes up in barefooters discussion groups is whether or not it’s appropriate to attend a wedding or a funeral while barefoot. Continue reading “Being barefoot at a wedding or a funeral should be no issue”
One of the more pervasive of the many myths related to bare feet is that it is illegal to drive barefoot. One the other hand, this is one of the easiest to debunk. Another myth is that driving barefoot is somehow unsafe. Nothing could be further from the truth. Continue reading “Driving barefoot is safer than driving while wearing footwear”
Please note: This article is not about extolling the virtues of flip-flops vs. other footwear for people who usually wear shoes. This article is for people who normally live barefoot, and in that context may occasionally need some temporary footwear when being barefoot may not be possible or practical.
Being barefoot is the most natural and healthiest way for humans to live, as the human foot was never designed to be be closed up in restrictive shoes. Shoes in fact are the cause of at least 90% of all foot problems suffered by people. Continue reading “Flip-flops are the closest ‘footwear’ to being barefoot”
Hiking is fun and great exercise, whether on a regular hiking trail or just out in the woods or wilderness on no trail at all. And doing that without shoes, boots, or any footwear at all is the most natural and environmentally friendly way possible to do it – that is, completely barefoot. Continue reading “Barefoot hiking is fun and a good workout for the feet”
This is a success story. It’s about a bad decision that was made by officials of a local area, who then made the wise choice to correct their error when it was pointed out to them. This article will detail the sequence of events that led to that decision. Continue reading “Cape Cod has corrected its misleading COVID-19 signage”
With the United States leading the world in COVID-19 infections, cities, counties, and states all over the country have taken important steps in an attempt to stop the spread of this potentially deadly infection. Continue reading “Key West, FL, has seriously blundered in its COVID-19 fight”
One of the most common reasons we often hear for a store requiring customers to wear shoes is, “If you’re barefoot you might injure your foot and sue us.” There is very little chance of either of those happening. Continue reading “A barefoot person does not increase a store’s liability risk”