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Does being naked make you happier?

Does being naked make you happier?

Studies are starting to tell us, “yes, but…” It seems that while taking off your clothes may not increase your happiness directly, it does help indirectly. How? According to a recent study by Goldsmiths, University of London, researchers found that being naked can have a positive impact on our mental health.  Specifically, the study found that nudists often experienced immediate and significant improvements in body-image, self-esteem and life satisfaction when they got naked. “What we found was a very good correlation, that generally,…

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Uncovering Nudism

Uncovering Nudism

KERA’s Think recently did a story called “Uncovering Nudism in America” featuring author Brian Hoffman. Brian was on the program to promote his book “Naked: A Cultural History of American Nudism.” This is a podcast, and as of this post there was no transcript. The main focus of the story is about how nudism came about to the United States. The conversation is actually very interesting and provides a really good overview of how nudism arrived, and then subsequently changed…

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Buying Naked

Buying Naked

Recently the TLC channel aired a show called “Buying Naked” which takes place in Pasco County, Florida. According to the show, this area is home to one of the world’s largest nudist communities and a real estate agent – Jackie Youngblood – has fast become one of the leading realtors working in this niche community. Jackie – who is a nudist – helps her clothing-optional clientele find a home that suits them, and Buying Naked’s two-part series follows two couples as…

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