The Joy Of Social Nudity

Toma
3 min readSep 1, 2022

Why does this attribute of selfcare still seem to be such a taboo subject?

Took this photo earlier this summer at Witty’s Lagoon, which is near Victoria, BC. Canada

Why do so many people fear, shame, and maybe even try to restrict this 100% natural way of being when they most likely have never even experienced it first-hand?

I realize that those of us that want to enjoy social nudity are most certainly a minority, however, does that mean we shouldn’t be heard and respected?

So why would we even want to practice social nudity? Why do I exemplify and promote it so emphatically? I believe it’s part of intrinsic holistic wellness, which is my passion.

To me it’s about the physical, emotional, and spiritual benefits. Yes, I see social nudity as a key element of true wellness. I could probably write a book about this and maybe someday I will, however, this is to be a brief article that hopefully inspires open mindedness and provides some awareness for those of you that are curious and open to considering this healing activity.

Let’s start with the physical benefits. I’m not a doctor or scientist and I don’t have a bunch of references links for you. What I do have is this passion and some insight.

Physically, I believe it’s healthy to have a measured amount of sunshine, especially at certain times of the day, on our entire body, which I’d say is not common for most people. The sun provides so many benefits naturally that I recommend you “Google” it for yourself. Nothing can completely replace what the sun can do for all parts of our body.

Do you think that some profit driven organizations/media might have and interest in dissuading us of this fact? How much fear is now prevalent about the danger of the sun and then how many products are offered to help people avoid exposure?

Emotionally, if we can overcome the socially inflicted fear and shame of nudity we can embrace the childlike freedom of not being restricted by these biasses and negative emotions.

If we overcome the fear and embrace this natural state in the right environment we can experience freedom and confidence that can permeate into other areas of our life.

Spiritually, we can attain a level of acceptance for ourselves and others that spreads throughout our very being. It can help us to…

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Toma

Curating the garden of my being 🌈 Reading and writing are part of that process to me.