I remember the first time I was told about meditation: At that time, it seemed like an obscure and weird practice for hipsters. Why on earth would I waste my time sitting still ? Nowadays, meditation is a much more common thing to westerners and many successful people 1 recommend meditation. But even if more and more people are interested, many of them still don’t make the switch. I’m writing this post in hope that it can help answer their questions, address their misconceptions and make them jump ahead.
When I was suggested, years ago to experience cold shower, I had no idea of its usefulness. Now with many years of daily practice, I still discover some of its beneficial effects that I'd like to share with you. First let's define my cold shower protocol: Getting wet with (very) hot water Wash myself with soap Set the water temperature to be as cold as possible Rinse with cold water I like to first wet myself with very hot water to amplify the thermal shock (ie.