How many of you recall roaming the countryside barefoot, rain or shine. For those of you who were not allowed to. It is never too late.
Wrap up warm and put that raincoat on and feel the earth under your feet and between your toes.
Call it a free massage or a form of reflexology
Releasing your inner child
Korero with Papatuanuku
Feel your worries and stresses fall away (assuming you aren't squeamish or cold).
Improves blood flow and the list goes on.
I can testify that it feels great and those who have joined me have all confirmed that.
Sadly, the best time to walk on fields of grass is winter because in summer there is an abundance of prickles and that's a form of acupuncture lol.
Having said that. There are still places we can go in summer immersed in native bush.
The worried look on my face is not the feet in mud. Its my technical skills. We are not all gifted in all things.
How long depends on you personally.