Barefoot medicine - Going shoeless is recognized as an anti-Alzheimer’s, brain-boosting activity because the soles of your feet encourage neural activity.
Prevents infections - tight clothing may cause internal health problems or harbor disease (yeast infections, ouch!). Especially tight clothing in the waist can cause digestive issues according to some doctors.
Exposing your skin, all your skin, to oxygen can be healing. And let's face it, dear readers, sometimes our body parts just need some airing out.
"I'm too fat." "I'm too skinny." "I have scars." "My butt is too big." ... or flat...and on and on! Some studies show that nudists have higher body acceptance. However, for the shy, beginner nudist who may need help developing a more positive body image, try these exercises to learn to love your body.
Even babies need skin-to-skin time and naked time according to doctors.
I've listed only a few benefits for going nude. Can you think of others I've missed?
Bicycling Peruvians got naked in Lima recently to protest deadly traffic problems there - see World Naked Bike Ride. Bicyclists and drivers should SHARE THE ROAD!! In the words of Rodney King: "People, I just want to say, you know, can we all get along??"
Bucket List: a number of experiences or achievements that a person hopes to have or accomplish during their lifetime. A NATURIST BUCKET LIST - Have you thought about making yours? No, I didn't see the movie, The Bucket List with Morgan Freeman and Jack Nicholson. It's about two men, both terminally ill, with their I'm-gonna-do-this-before-I-die list. A few months ago, I ran across someone's Naturist Bucket List and I made one of my own which I plan to add to as time goes on.
Vacation at a Naturist resort in some exotic place (Bali?).
Take Spanish classes au natural.
Hike in the mountains in the nude.
Play strip poker.
Take a Nude Yoga class.
Attend a nudist event, like the next Haulover Beach Guinness Book of World Records attempt or be in one of Spencer Tunick's photographs.
I recently readProfessor and the Madman: A Tale of Murder, Insanity, and the Making of the Oxford English Dictionary. I love language. I love how authors put words together to create thoughts, emotions, ideas. Call me crazy, but I also love the meaning of words and where they come from. After reading this book, I looked up some phrases with the word "naked" for this blog.
*naked as a jaybird
*in all one's glory
*in the altogether
*in the pink
*with the naked eye
I know, dear readers, that you can think of others. What have I missed?
Let's see.... The meaning of this acronym will likely be more easily
determined if I knew the context it was used. It could mean one of the
Now Show Friends and Workmates Not Suitable for Women National Schools Film Week
It most likely means - Not Safe For Work. "Used to describe Internet content generally
inappropriate for the typical workplace, i.e., would not be acceptable
in the presence of your boss and colleagues (as opposed to SFW, Safe For
Work)." Source: Urban Dictionary
Curious, beware when you receive email from a friend that is labeled
NSFW if you want to stay in the good graces of your employer.