It’s World Naked Day and it got me thinking about what we mean by the word naked. The dictionary defines it as without clothes, but it also relates to feeling powerless and stripped bare. There is a strength about it too, think strong emotions ‘naked desire’, yet with that there’s a darker side ‘naked aggression’.
Being Naked – It’s More Than Clothes
Is Nakedness Legal or Offensive?
We see naked foods as being good for us because they are stripped of all the things we love and know are bad for us! Naked wines purport to support independent producers which is great.
How does Nakedness Feel?
Nakedness does give a sense of release and freedom but think beyond clothes. It gives an inner confidence that somehow feels very positive while actually slightly naughty at the same time. It’s like you haven’t conformed!
In fact, if you think about it, not knowing how much you slept isn’t really going to make any difference to your day, apart from probably make it slightly less stressful. It’s the same with recording your steps.
Nakedness is about letting go, not letting these demands of society take hold of us. If you miss the latest social media post, so what? If it helps you to connect with your body more, achieve the mindfulness that perhaps we all need then use today to get naked!
And remember being naked is not just about your clothes!