The guest yesterday on The Huffington Post’s C-Suite was Blake Mycoskie, the CEO of TOMS shoes.
He actually seemed like a very nice guy—very caring and socially responsible. But . . .
I’ve written before about how I play tennis barefoot. But I’ve also written about how, while barefoot hiking builds up the soles, barefoot tennis tends to wear it down.
So, what ought I do when I’m preparing for a hiking trip?
There have been two stories in the news lately about women having to give up high heels. One is about Sarah Jessica Parker, Sarah Jessica Parker Is Done With High Heels… Unless They’re Really, Really Nice; and the other about Jessica Simpson, Jessica Simpson Stops Wearing Heels During Second Pregnancy, Practices Walking In Flats.
The real question is why so many women voluntarily wear the things that will ruin their feet.
There is a very nice article about letting kids go barefoot at education.com, which describes itself as “An education & child development site for parents”> The article is Why Barefoot is Best. It has a ton of good information, and some practical hints for letting kids go barefoot more.
But they just cannot leave it at, and throw in mythical caveats at the end.