Does clothing have anything at all to do with ability? Ok, it may be true that we can afford more expensive clothing to wear if we have certain abilities, such as the ability to make money. But after that, well, isn’t clothing just another mask we put on every day?
A company, Nude House in Buckinghamshire, recently posted an ad on Craigslist for “Nude Coders Wanted”. This has raised quite a stir, prompting news coverage in the Sydney Morning Herald, and others across the internet poking fun at the idea. The company owner says as far as he knows his company is the only company to offer proper employment opportunities for ‘naturists’.
The Naturist Education Foundation defines naturism as ‘A way of life in harmony with nature characterized by the practice of nudity, with the intention of encouraging body acceptance, self-respect, respect for others and respect for the environment. According to the NEF’s Roper Poll, support for public nudity has been rising steadily, with close to 75% of Americans believing that nude sunbathing should be allowed in designated areas.
Would you work in the nude? Clinton Eastwood-Crews of Phoenix says he would. “I’m already living the naked life!’ he exclaimed. ‘And I know how to code. I’d love it!’
As The Naked Life Coach, I often help people to become more comfortable in their own skin, whether that means being comfortable naked or being comfortable and at ease in any social situation.
Have you ever been naked in a group of naked people of mixed genders? Would you work naked if it was socially acceptable? What would you be comfortable doing, while naked?