Living with Shoes

Back Pain? Check your Wallet, Shoes and other Environment Factors

Posted by on Sep 1, 2016 in Living with Shoes | Comments Off on Back Pain? Check your Wallet, Shoes and other Environment Factors

Mothers everywhere will tell you that your back pain is caused by bad posture. Stop slouching and you’ll feel better. It’s hard to argue with advice as straight forward and simple as that. To some extent it’s true. Posture can affect the alignment of our vertebrae and can lead to back pain. Fixing it, however, might not be as easy as making an effort to stand up straight. Often our posture is affected by things in our environment. People who spend all day sitting at a desk in an office need to make sure that the monitor and desk heights are properly adjusted to allow good ergonomics. Looking...

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A Good First Impression is All About the Details

Posted by on Aug 31, 2016 in Living with Shoes | Comments Off on A Good First Impression is All About the Details

They say you can tell a lot about a person by looking at their shoes. If someone is wearing a well-worn, but comfortable pair of shoes they might have a more care-free personality and might be entirely unconcerned with appearances. A carefully polished, spotless pair of shoes might indicate someone who pays a great deal of attention to details. Is someone’s true personality reflected in their shoes? Probably not, but shoes and the rest of one’s appearance certainly impact the first impression you get when you meet someone new. Conversely, details contribute to the first impression people get...

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Donating New, Reconditioned or Used Shoes to Those in Need

Posted by on Aug 15, 2016 in Living with Shoes | Comments Off on Donating New, Reconditioned or Used Shoes to Those in Need

Most of us take for granted that we’ll always have the basic necessities of life- food, clean water, shelter, and so forth. Unfortunately, that isn’t the case for everyone. Even here in the United States, people can fall on hard times due to individual circumstances or because of more widespread events like natural disasters. Fortunately, there are a number of charity organizations that do what they can to help. Some are broad-based, helping with things like medical care, food, rebuilding infrastructure after natural disasters and other major relief efforts. Some of these charities are very...

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Woman Carries Man Across Flood to Protect his Shoes

Posted by on Jul 12, 2016 in Living with Shoes | Comments Off on Woman Carries Man Across Flood to Protect his Shoes

We’ve all heard the tale of the Victorian gentleman who laid his coat over a puddle of mud to allow a lady to cross without getting mud on her skirts and shoes, but during recent flooding in Hubei Province in China, the tables were turned. According to a story in The Daily Mail, a woman was photographed not just laying down her coat, but actually carrying a man across a flooded street to protect his fancy leather shoes from getting wet. According to the story, the woman told a reporter that she was wearing sandals and it didn’t matter if they got wet, while her boyfriend was wearing leather...

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