Cold Showers Rock

August 22, 2019 by Joshua
in Awareness, Exercises, Fitness, Freedom, Habits, SIDCHAs

I write a lot about cold showers. They may sound crazy, but bear with me and you may find them more helpful than you could have imagined.

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After taking a few in Shanghai because the water took five minutes to warm up that I couldn’t stand wasting, in December of 2013, I took thirty days of cold showers. I can’t tell you how much the discipline, dedication, and so on have helped. Taking them enables you to do things you wouldn’t have thought you could but always wanted to, or that others dream of.

If you’re interested, read the posts in this series. Click on the links below to read my posts about it.

http://joshuaspodek.com/30-days-cold-showers-review-lessons-discipline-pleasure
http://joshuaspodek.com/the-first-and-last-word-on-improving-yourself
http://joshuaspodek.com/adrenaline-rush-activities-can-right-now-beat-jumping-planes
http://joshuaspodek.com/sidcha-video
http://joshuaspodek.com/cold-shower-49-degrees
http://joshuaspodek.com/overcome-creative-avoidance-destroyer-motivation
http://joshuaspodek.com/45-7-degree-shower-7-6-celcius-trading-fleeting-discomfort-long-term-reward-growth
http://joshuaspodek.com/tricks
http://joshuaspodek.com/top-16-tips-starting-habits-want-stopping-habits-dont
http://joshuaspodek.com/half-marathons-cold-showers
http://joshuaspodek.com/close-to-cold-shower-record
http://joshuaspodek.com/a-reader-takes-on-cold-showers
http://joshuaspodek.com/forty-eight-point-nine

By the way, after the first thirty days, I decided to continue the practice by taking cold showers every fourth day, I do like warm and hot showers, after all. (EDIT: I take them every fifth day now, in sync with my cardio days, so the cold shower helps me cool down after working up a sweat.)

Also, read my series on self-imposed daily challenging healthy activities (SIDCHAs) too. The topics overlap.

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