When feed are bare on earth it allows a flow of excess ions to leave the body and also body can pick up ions that are on the ground. The body functions best when there is a proper balance of Oo.ic metals in the body that conduct electricity.
Also electrons are all over the earth waiting to be picked up. Once the electrons are picked up from earth by the bare feet(also from raw foods and fresh air) they are stored in body around the cells in the lipids(fats). Then photons of light can attach to the electrons and our body harness light of the Sun and universe.
Working out, walking or doing any exercise including gardening bare footed relieves inflamation and arthritis.
Tao masters would go to tops of mountains and meditate on stones that are emerging from deep within the earth out through the surface, because they are like grounding poles, just like a house electricity is grounded , when you plug something in wall ,or anything electric there is a positive , nagative and ground wire, posite and negative here only refer to what way the energy is flowing.
Christ also told the 72 when he sent them out to share the gospel and do miracles to take not a bag of stuff nor shoes.....
Most africans , native american and indigenous people went
bare footed. It takes dicipline and training but many yogis go into the Himalayas basically naked , troddin barefoot in snow. But not everyone has a mind over matter but a mind under matter....
Mocassins and boots and tradition feet wear conducts electricity and a flow between the earth and body becasue they are natural material. But all this rubber
on sole of our modern footwear we walk on gives no chance.... The feet are also like roots, dreadlocks are roots , rooting into the sky and ether of the univere, the feet root into the earth....