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post #31 of 37 Old 09-18-2012, 01:03 AM
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My horse's RMT has gotten me into this whole rubber soles insulating against the energy exchange between the human body and the earth, so I make a point to go walk outside in my lawn and garden while barefoot. Between that and the copious amount of yoga I do I feel like I'm finally getting into a balance that way.

Shoes are always off in the house. How else would I find an excuse to wear my furry memory foam slippers :) Plus there is usually so much snow around here that if I'm taking off snowy boots for 8 months of the year, what's an extra 4?? Hahaha.
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post #32 of 37 Old 09-18-2012, 01:06 AM
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I have all concrete floors at my house. I also work on my feet. Not wearing shoes KILLS my feet on the concrete, it's like having constant stone bruises :( However, I only wear flip flops or tennis shoes around te house. Boots stay outside!! If I'm at a guests house I always take my shoes off...
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post #33 of 37 Old 09-18-2012, 01:33 AM
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I have all concrete floors at my house. I also work on my feet. Not wearing shoes KILLS my feet on the concrete, it's like having constant stone bruises :(
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Wow really? I grew up with concrete floors cos we lived in warehouses, don't think I bothered with shoes (except in winter - and then it was fluffy slippers lol). Flip flops (we call them thongs here) hurt my toes
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post #34 of 37 Old 09-18-2012, 11:30 AM
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Haha...funny thread. We do not wear shoes in the house, and I take off my shoes when in other people's houses. However, I do not ask people to take their shoes off in my house. The only thing I forbid in my house is smoking. I smoke, but never in the house...I have a "smoking parlour" set up in my garage with a carpet, fan, heater, chair, and table...
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post #35 of 37 Old 09-18-2012, 03:29 PM
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I don't know about shoes but people come here and wear their boots into the kitchen!

I am not in the slightest bit house proud and welcome anyone and everyone.
With all the dogs I have traipsing in and out boots and shoes are a necessity as the floors are usually wet.
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post #36 of 37 Old 09-18-2012, 10:08 PM
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Originally Posted by MangoRoX87 View Post
I have all concrete floors at my house. I also work on my feet. Not wearing shoes KILLS my feet on the concrete, it's like having constant stone bruises
You're not the only one. For me, it's not just concrete, it's any non-padded flooring; tile, linoleum, wood. I have to walk carefully and if I step just wrong, it will send a lovely jolt up my legs. Mine comes from having bone spurs.
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post #37 of 37 Old 09-18-2012, 10:22 PM
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I love going barefoot in my house. I like the feeling of the cool floor as my feet are often in shoes for twelve hours at a time when I'm working. What a relief to take them off! You really know how clean your floors are when you go barefoot! Thus, no one wears shoes in the house only slippers when it's winter.
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