Cherie Lidbury, who lives in Newcastle on the New South Wales coast, says she fell into the nudist lifestyle in her 30s when she was a sales rep on the road and has embraced the concept ever since. Ms Lidbury then met her husband Mark online and one of their first dates was at Swanbourne before they decided they liked being naked group much, they travelled the world together staying in naturist parks and nude accommodation and meeting similar people on nude cruises.
'How Becoming A Nudist Helped Me Accept My Body'
While nudists may seem small and far removed group, Ms Lidbury says nudism is actually very common and the community is thriving. We kind of live double lives really. The growing trend of junior nud workouts.
Ms Lidbury says she has embraced the nudist lifestyle so much that she actually feels more comfortable without clothes than with them. Wearing clothes makes you more aware of your flaws and your not so perfect fit.
Am I sexy? Am I too fat? Am I too thin?
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She adds that embracing her body has not only helped her in her work as an artistbut the nudist lifestyle also offers a range of health benefits. It highlights other love of them other than their clothing.
Six steps to better body image. We lay around in the nude and have a drink and nudist a lot.