The great naked experiment: Why 7 days without clothes was so worth it
There have been several studies on the benefits of sleeping naked, and yet according to a national survey, only 8 percent of Americans do it! This was hard for me to come to terms with because aside from the fact that the majority of our nation has no idea how fantastic sheets feel on bare skin, it can help you sleep better, lose weight and even improve your relationship. This got me thinking, if sleeping naked can enhance my life so significantly, what if I spent more time naked on a day-to-day basis? Could it possibly make a difference in just one week?
I spoke with Dr. Fran Walfish, Beverly Hills relationship psychotherapist, author of The Self-Aware Parent and co-star on WE TV’s new show Sex Box, and she thought it was a great idea, as long as my boyfriend (who I live with) was willing to go along with it. She told me, “sleeping naked can be good for your health because it can reduce blood pressure. It can also be a wonderful antidote to stress and depression.” Dr. Fran’s done a bit of naked experimentation herself and said, “the more I walk around naked, the more I become more familiar, more comfortable, and the more things I can like about my body.” All this made me that much more excited to try it out myself.
Thus, began my week-long naked study where anytime I was home, I’d lose all the clothes and carry on life like normal. Here’s what transpired and what you’ll learn if you try it, too.
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