Another interesting article by Rachel Bender on Yahoo! Shine on how walking/running barefoot, also known as earthing or grounding, has numerous health benefits (particularly for women). These include lower cortisol levels, improved sleep, strengthened immune function and even better sex. Going barefoot allows you to connect to the earth’s electromagnetic field. Rachel goes on to suggest earthing beds and sheets, but barefoot shoes are also a great way to start. Read more at: http://shine.yahoo.com/healthy-living/going-barefoot-healthier-145600432.html.