16 Reasons Life Is So Much Better Without Shoes

Because everyone wants to be that child with mud between their toes again...

1) Remember when you used to run around the garden as a kid with no shoes on?

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2) That feeling of pure, unadulterated freedom?

3) Yeah, we want that again. Instead of this…

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4) I mean, c’mon, these are practically torture devices


5) If you live on the beach or by the sea, shoes are not a requirement

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6) Not even in restaurants

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7) In Hawaii, shoes are made for other purposes … Like keeping your place in a queue

8) Without shoes, you can feel the ocean between your toes…

9) Grass under your feet…

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10) Bedsheets on a Saturday morning…

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11) And really thick shag pile carpet at your grandma’s house…

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12) Without shoes, your feet learn to handle anything

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13) Even that painful walk from the beach back to the car park

14) It’s even meant to be better for your running technique

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15) So, liberate those soles and run around barefoot

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16) Just maybe not in the city. Nobody wants to get tetanus…


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